Novels based on the lives of real people allow readers to explore the possible inner lives of people who made an impact on their corner of the universe. Are the stories completely factual? No. Are they fascinating? Absolutely. Curated by Bonita Bignar.
Looking for a new series? Check out these historical mystery favorites. Curated by Bonita Bignar.
Weaving the past and the present together, these novels explore stories that are timeless. Curated by Bonita Bignar.
Epistolary novels tell stories through a series of documents, such as letters, diaries, and newspaper clippings. These novels take us back to a time when correspondence wasn't instant. Curated by Bonita Bignar.
Check out these new releases in historical fiction. Curated by Carrie Goodall.
During World War II, women were recruited by the British Special Operations Executive (SOE), the American Office of Strategic Services, and the French Resistance to serve as spies, couriers, radio operators, and resistance fighters. Their stories are told in this selection of fiction and nonfiction. Curated by Carrie Goodall.
Help children gain an understanding of an important moment in modern American history with these books about September 11, 2001. To view our online poster exhibit from the 9/11 Memorial & Museum and the National Endowment for the Humanities, visit the library website. Curated by Alicia Schwarzenbach.
Explore the Wild West with these tales of adventure and romance. Curated by Samantha Matherne.
Public libraries have a long history of bringing materials to people who can't come to the library. National Library Outreach Day celebrates the various innovative ways libraries serve their communities. Curated by Ashley Lee.
Women across the United States gained the right to vote on August 18, 1920. In celebration of Women's History Month, the struggle for women's suffrage is highlighted in these nonfiction, fiction, and movie titles for adults and children. Curated by Samantha Matherne.