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Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Civil Rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Teach your kids about Martin Luther King, Jr. and his legacy.
Teach your kids about Martin Luther King, Jr. and his legacy. We have a wide variety of books for kids to learn about how he dedicated his life to equality and justice for all Americans of all colors.
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Watch MLK Documentaries Watch MLK Documentaries on Kanopy for free through Wednesday

Celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. with documentaries that chronicle his life and legacy. Watch without using your Kanopy credits through Wed.
Celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. with documentaries that chronicle his life and legacy. Watch without using your Kanopy credits through Wed.
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Plan your Festival of Books Fun! Plan your Festival of Books Fun!

The Tucson Festival of Books website now has the entire author schedule available. Over the two days, how many authors will you see?
The Tucson Festival of Books website now has the entire author schedule available. Over the two days, how many authors will you see? Better get planning how you'll spend the most important weekend in March.
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One Book, One Community One Book, One Community

Feb 3rd - Mar 20th
Various libraries
Join us for our first-ever One Book, One Community program! We will read and discuss Parable of the Sower by Octavia Butler.
Join us for our first-ever One Book, One Community program! We will read and discuss Parable of the Sower by Octavia Butler.
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Black Male Writers for Our Time Black Male Writers for Our Time

Read this fabulous New York Times Magazine article and check out the interactive photo halfway down!
Read this fabulous New York Times Magazine article and check out the interactive photo halfway down!
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Books Worth Your Time! Books Worth Your Time!

recommended by PimaLib_Kindred
New titles that are written by Black authors /or feature Black characters, hot off the presses, selected by the members of Kindred!
New titles that are written by Black authors /or feature Black characters, hot off the presses, selected by the members of Kindred!
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Don't Touch My Hair!

As Black women, we often experience non-Blacks wanting to touch our hair. Whether it's an interest in the texture or the style, it can… More
recommended by PimaLib_TeneciaP
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Children's Books Worth Your Time Children's Books Worth Your Time

recommended by PimaLib_Kindred
New children's fiction and non-fiction titles that are written by Black authors and/or feature Black individuals, hot off the presses, selected by the members of Kindred!
New children's fiction and non-fiction titles that are written by Black authors and/or feature Black individuals, hot off the presses.
Staff List

Books Worth Your Time! Books Worth Your Time!

recommended by PimaLib_Kindred
New titles that are written by Black authors /or feature Black characters, hot off the presses, selected by the members of Kindred.
New titles that are written by Black authors /or feature Black characters, hot off the presses, selected by the members of Kindred.
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What the Eyes Don't See

The word “hero” is way overused but if you ever want to learn about a genuine honest-to-goodness hero, grab up a copy of “What the Eyes… More
recommended by PimaLib_NormS
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Children's Books Worth Your Time Children's Books Worth Your Time

recommended by PimaLib_Kindred
New children's fiction and non-fiction titles that are written by Black authors and/or feature Black individuals, hot off the presses, selected by the members of Kindred!
New children's fiction and non-fiction titles that are written by Black authors and/or feature Black individuals, hot off the presses,…
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Read Harder 2018: The Kids Are Alright Read Harder 2018: The Kids Are Alright

By PimaLib_RavenousReaders
The challenge for this month was a one-sitting book and the first book in a new-to-me middle grade series. One-sitting books are both good…
The challenge for this month was a one-sitting book and the first book in a new-to-me middle grade series. One-sitting books are both good…
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Failing up

If you're familiar with modern musical theater at all, this guy's face might be familiar. Leslie Odom, Jr. of Hamilton fame has been…
recommended by PimaLib_JessicaP
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AfroLatinidad AfroLatinidad

recommended by PimaLib_NuestrasRaices
Explore the rich Afro Latinx identity through a variety of personal experiences and stories.
Explore the rich Afro Latinx identity through a variety of personal experiences and stories.
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