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Connect to Black History with your Library

February is Black History Month, a time to honor the contributions and sacrifices of African Americans throughout America’s history. Celebrate and connect to Black History by exploring these recommended library resources.

You can read more about the story behind Black History month here.

Recommended reads from your librarians:

Book recommendations for Children

Book recommendations for tweens.

New titles by black authors for adults.

Explore these digital collections:

Media on Demand/Libby

hoopla Black History Month for Kids

hoopla Black History Month for Adults – Celebrate Black Authors

hoopla Black History Month – Celebrate Black Artists

Kanopy Black History Month Collection