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Happy Juneteenth

Stay Woke by Tehama Lopez Bunyasi and Candis Watts Smith  When #BlackLivesMatter went viral in 2013, it shed a light on the urgent, daily struggles of black Americans to combat racial injustice. The message resonated with millions across the country. Yet many of…

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AAPI Heritage Month Reads

A Place for Us by Fatima Farheen Mirza  Unfolds the lives of an Indian-American Muslim family, gathered together in their Californian hometown to celebrate the eldest daughter, Hadia's, wedding - a match of love rather than tradition. It is here,…

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Celebrate Poetry Month

The Sun and Her Flowers by Rupi Kaur  A vibrant and transcendent journey about growth and healing. Ancestry and honoring one’s roots. Expatriation and rising up to find a home within yourself. Divided into five chapters and illustrated by Kaur,…

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Big Library Read April 4-18

"Music Is History" combines Questlove’s deep musical expertise with his curiosity about history, examining America over the past fifty years. Borrow the eBook or eAudiobook with no waitlists or holds on Libby April 4-18. Focusing on the years 1971 to…

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Women’s History Month Recommended Reading

Women Scientists in Math and Coding by Catherine Brereton  Before modern-day desktops and laptops, there were human "computers" or mathematicians who handled complex calculations. Katherine Johnson, Mary Jackson, and Dorothy Vaughan were among the greatest computers, but their vital work…

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Celebrate Black Authors this February

Uncomfortable Conversations with a Black Man by Emmanuel Acho  This book takes on all questions, large and small, insensitive and taboo, that many white Americans find themselves too afraid to ask, yet which all Americans need the answers to, now more than…

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Valentine’s Day Reads

The Love Hypothesis by Ali Hazelwood  Third-year Ph. D. candidate Olive Smith needs her best friend Anh to believe she is in a new relationship so Anh feels free to date a man Olive previously dated. So, when she sees…

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