Summer Reading: Find Your Voice – Teen Picks
These titles for teens offer information, advice and examples of ways that individuals speak up, speak out and speak their truth.
Everybody Say Love: The Power of Drag
Drag is having a moment. RuPaul’s Drag Race, the competition reality series has won multiple Emmys both for the show and its iconic host, and has moved from the niche … Continued
AANHPI Heritage Month Reads
Asian American Native Hawaiian Pacific Islander (AANHPI) Heritage Month is recognized and celebrated in May. This month is an opportunity to celebrate peoples within Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific … Continued
Food Memoirs by Women
Food—as sustenance, as cultural artifact, as vocational calling—is intimately explored in these memoirs, all written by women. In one way or another, each of these writers has been deeply affected by food, displaying how food can deepen familial connections as well as provide self-empowerment.
Athlete & Sports Stories for Black History Month
The following list of books, some personal memoir and some biographies, showcases Black athletes (and one sports journalist) that have transcended the world of sport to make an impact on … Continued
Reading Across Genres: Memoirs & Autobiographies
Stories that reflect Black icons and the Black experience throughout time.
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.
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.
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
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.