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Memorial Hall Library and Black Lives Matter

The first of Memorial Hall Library's core values is equality. One way we practice this core value is to offer reading lists and programs that we hope will...

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All The Colors of the Rainbow: Black LGBTQ Books for Teens

June is Pride Month! In celebration of the diversity of the LGBTQ+ community, here are some books for teens featuring LGBTQ+ black characters. These books are available as ebooks from either Overdrive (Libby) or Hoopla. (If you need help getting started with ebooks, check out ...

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June 2020 Puzzle

Our June puzzle features several characters from books and movies.  How many are stories you're familiar with?  How many are things you haven't yet tried?  See if you can find them as e-books or e-audiobooks on Hoopla or...

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Racial Justice Books for Tweens & Teens

Racial Justice Books for Tweens & Teens

Here are some fiction books for tweens and teens that deal with racial justice and other issues facing today's youth. (See also our list of racial justice nonfiction books for adults and older teens.) These books are available as ebooks...

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Racial Justice Reading List

A Racial Justice Reading List

Here are some nonfiction books about racism in the United States and its ongoing, deadly impact. These books are available as ebooks from either Overdrive (Libby) or Hoopla. (If you need help getting started with ebooks, check out the tutorials available on this...

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May is Mental Health Awareness Month

May is Mental Health Awareness Month

May is Mental Health Awareness Month, which makes it a great time to check out these memoirs written about the authors' experiences with mental illnesses. Millions of Americans live with mental...

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Rhyme Time: May 8th with Miss Amy

Rhyme Time: May 8th with Miss Amy

Join Miss Amy as she leads us through a series of rhymes, songs, and stories, including Rhyming Dust Bunnies by Jan Thomas, Are You My Mother by P.D. Eastman, and I Heard Said the Bird by Polly Berrien Berends.

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Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

May is Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

In honor of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, check out some great books for teens and adults highlighting different facets of the Asian-American experience. These are available as ebooks from either Overdrive (Libby) or Hoopla...

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Comedian Memoirs

If you're looking for something funny, why not try one of these memoirs by a comedian or an actor in a comedy?  In addition to offering some humor, you'll also get a peek into the life of a celebrity.  All of these titles are available as e-books or as e-audiobooks (comedians are great at...

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May the Fourth Be With You!

Your body might be confined to a small area on Earth right now, but you can take your mind to a galaxy far, far away with these Star Wars tie-in books for readers of all ages! These books are all available digitally from either Overdrive or Hoopla. (You can see...

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