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Kids' Books Worth Your Time - May 2024

Check out some recent titles for kids and tweens by Black authors featuring Black characters and about the Black community.

Teen Books Worth Your Time - May 2024

There have been some great looking new releases of Young Adult books by Black authors about Black characters and the Black community!

Books Worth Your Time - May 2024

Check out some recent arrivals by Black authors that feature Black characters & the Black community, in the US or across the diaspora.

Read Black Book Club

Jun 22nd | 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Online Event
This monthly book club will include alternating months of conversations about books focused on the Black experience, both fictional & real.

Read Black Book Chat - April 2024

The Read Black Book Club alternates between conversations on a single book and sharing recent favorites. Here are titles from April.

Read Black Book Club

May 25th | 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Online Event
Join us for alternating months of conversations about books focused on the Black experience, both fictional and real.

Books Featuring Black Children in the Outdoors

Researchers Andrea Breau & Michelle Martin have identified an alarming lack of books about Black children in nature. Enjoy these nine!

Read Black Book Chat: February 2024

The Read Black Book Club met recently, discussing some recent favorite reads written by Black authors. Here are the books they recommend!

Afro-Latinx Stories

Discover the many stories of Afro-Latinx folks in the U.S. & those in Latin America & the Caribbean with this collection for different ages.

Graphic Novel Gems: Black History for All

Challenge yourself by diving into one of the captivating non-fiction graphic novels on this Black History Month-inspired reading list.

Buffalo Soldiers Digital Materials

Looking for information about the Buffalo Soldiers? We have many free digital resources on Libby, Hoopla and Kanopy!

African American Genealogy Research & Archiving

African-American genealogy research is usually challenging but not impossible. The Library has print and online resources that can help!

Read Black Book Club, part of a series

May 25th | 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Online Event
This monthly book club will include alternating months of conversations about books focused on the Black experience, both fictional & real.

Fantasy in Honor of Black History

Whether their characters are facing oppression/injustice or experiencing power/success, these Black authors provide a flawless execution.

Black Romance to Read Every Day

February might be Black History Month, but you can read Black romance any time of the year!

Books Worth Your Time! - January 2024

New titles that are written by Black authors and/or feature Black characters, hot off the presses, selected by the members of Kindred!
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