6 books to read for National Hispanic Heritage Month

From September 15 to October 15 we observe National Hispanic Heritage Month, which celebrates the histories and cultures of Americans whose ancestry can be traced back to Spain, Mexico, Central […]

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We are celebrating Pride this month! There are plenty of events and happenings all around the City.  Here are a few more recent titles to check out, by LGBTQIA+ authors […]

7 Autobiographies and memoirs by AAPI authors

I never really cared much for reality TV shows and watching semi- or rather pseudo-celebrities acting out their day-to-day lives in front of a camera and thinking that their emotional […]

Reading about Ukraine

Russia’s aggression against its neighbor Ukraine has dominated world news for the past couple of months. As images and videos of explosions, tanks, ruined buildings, dead bodies, soldiers, and refugees […]

“Green” books to read in March

March is unofficially a green month. Just like how February is a red month, October an orange month, and November a brown month. March is green mostly because of St. […]

Romance and Romanticism: 5 English Romantic poets to read on Valentine’s Day!

Poetry has always been associated with love and courtship, and nothing is more romantic than sharing a poem with that special someone on the most romantic of days, which is […]

Write here, write now!

If you’re a writer or just someone who loves to write, then you probably have heard all about National Novel Writing Month by now. In fact, you might already be […]

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Our staff and Library friends are putting the “Boo!” in Book Face Friday this week, with some suggested spooky reads to send you into the Halloween weekend. All of these […]

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Halloween is fast approaching, a day when the world of the living converges with the world of the dead and when our imagination merges fantasy with reality. It’s a holiday […]

Banned Books Week, September 26 - October 2, 2021

Humans have always valued books and the stories and knowledge they embody. The high regard we have for them is rooted in the distant past when they were rare, expensive, […]