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Sports Romances to Slake Your Thirst

Sports aren't going to be the same for a while. Read a romance novel set around sports, featuring an athlete or two.

Seeing Love: Romantic Films on Kanopy

Do you just need to watch something heartwarming (or sometimes, heart wrenching)?

Black History on Audio

Check out some fascinating stories of Black culture and history you can listen to right now, available anytime on RBdigital.


Read up on issues facing the Black community including police brutality, housing discrimination, and inequities in the healthcare system.

Grab-N-Go Super Snacks to begin at 10 libraries

We're proud to work with Amphitheater Unified School District and the Arizona Department of Education to help feed those who need it most.

5 Ways to Celebrate National Library Week

It's National Library Week! And although it's not a normal week at all, we want to celebrate with you. Here are some ideas to do at home.

Community Services

Need help during the coronavirus pandemic? Find resources on everything from jobs to housing assistance here.

Ready, Set, School is back on Facebook Live!

Ready, Set, School is a free program designed to help children, ages 4-5, get ready for school! Join us starting Friday, April 17 at 10 am.

Infoline is open! ¡Infolinea está abierta! 520-791-4010

Infoline is here to answer your questions! ¡Infolinea está aquí para responder a sus preguntas!

#ReadBlack: Read Black Pride

Start getting ready for our June Read Black discussion early! Read a book or two by or featuring LGBTQ+ people of the African diaspora.

Family Drama That Isn't Yours

A lot of us are spending more time together than usual, so let's read about people who have different family issues than we do.

National Book Critics Circle Award Winners

Of the seven awards, four were awarded to black women authors. How great is that?

Writers During the Harlem Renaissance

The Harlem Renaissance of the 1920s and 1930s was a golden age for African American and Black artists, writers and musicians.

Black Girls Rock!

For strong, Black girls who will one day grow into strong, Black women - these books are for you!

Children's Books Worth Your Time!

New children's titles written by Black authors and/or feature Black individuals, hot off the presses, selected by the members of Kindred!

Read Black Women: A Cross Section

In March, celebrate Women's History Month by reading a book or two by a Black woman. Books by Black women have made an impact on the world.
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