President & Director Andrew Medlar’s Summer Picks
Summer Reading holds a special place in my heart, because from the year I was born I was always the first kid signed up for it at my neighborhood library. As an adult, that same holds true. Here are five books I loved the most this summer.
Women’s Equality Day
August 26th is the anniversary of women in the United States winning the constitutional right to vote in 1920. In 1973, Congress declared this crucial historical date Women’s Equality Day. … Continued
Disability Pride Month
July is Disability Pride Month. Check out these titles for a mix of memoirs, first-person stories and essays about the modern disability experience, and fiction with disability representation.
Dreamy, Disorienting Reads to Get Lost In
Check out these books if you’re in the mood to get lost in surreal, dreamy places infused with elements of myth, fairy tales and folklore.
Battle of the Books 2022 – Adults
UPDATE: Registration for the 2022 Battle of the Books is full. Competitive readers, it is time to wipe off your reading glasses, sharpen your pencils and put on the … Continued
Environmental Care in the Climate Crisis
These books will help you explore the different ways we can restore and care for our environment in the years to come.
Over and Under the Sea: Water-themed Books
Dip your toes, cannonball right in, or simply take in the salty air of these stories over and under the sea.
LGBT+ Comic Memoirs
Celebrate Pride Month with some laughter! These memoirs by LGBT+ comedians all share one thread: they are filled with honest and relatable stories of finding one’s place in the world.
The books on this list explore intimate existential viewpoints.
Read Proud: Notable Fiction for Adults
Check out these titles for some fiction picks that feature LGBTQIA+ characters.