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Score With These Basketball Books

March is a great time for our favorite sport: reading! Sign up for Minute Madness and keep track of the minutes you spend reading. We're competing with other local libraries to see which community has the most readerss! If you...

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RISE: Feminist Literature for Young People

Rise: Feminist Literature for Young People 2022

Each year a committee from the American Library Association puts together the Rise list of the year's best feminist literature for young people (ages 0-18). March is Women's History Month, so it seemed like a perfect time to share the Rise Top Ten list. You can see the full list of titles...

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Frequently Challenged Books by Black Authors

Frequently Challenged Books by Black Authors

You may have heard about recent challenges to books, sometimes with the result of having them removed from schools or public libraries. The American Library Association's Office of Intellectual Freedom has noted that...

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Historical Fiction for Black History Month

Historical Fiction for Black History Month

Historical fiction is a great way to make history come alive. In celebration of Black History Month, here are some historical fiction novels for teens and adults that focus on Black characters at different moments in American history.

Biographies For Black History Month

Biographies for Black History Month

Are you looking to learn more about Black American history? Check out one of these recent biographies of interesting and important African American figures.

February 2022 Mid-Month Sudoku

What does Sudoku mean to you, or what role does it fill in your life?  Here's one perspective from The Daily News Journal (of Murfreesboro, Tenn.), accessed through...

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Fresh Romance

Fresh Romance

Looking for a little more love in your life? Check out these recent contemporary romance novels!

2022 Best Picture Nominees

Best Picture Nominees 2022

The 2022 Oscar nominees were announced on February 8th. Want to watch the Best Picture nominees before the awards are announced on March 27th? MHL can help! Note that MHL has...

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Black Humor

Black Humor

Need a laugh? Check out these books by Black comedians and humorists.

February 2022 sports books

February is a great time for sports books!

Don't believe me that February is a great time to read a sports book? Even though the weather outside is dismal, lots of great sports happens in February! With the NFL playoffs, the latter half of the NBA and NHL seasons, the 2022 Winter Olympics, and the first spring training games of the MLB...

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