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.
Love is a tale as old as time. Celebrate this Valentine's day with a journey to the past with these historical fiction romances. Curated by Jessica Schiefelbein.
Read historical fiction not set during World War II. Many of us are drawn to the fascinating narratives of people who lived, fought, and triumphed during World War II, and the publishing world reflects that widespread interest. For this historical fiction challenge, we're asking you to explore different narratives and time periods. We hope this challenge will help you discover a new era in history! Find recommendations for adults, teens, tweens, and children.
What if the Civil War had lasted for sixteen years? What if Charles Lindbergh had become president? What if magic had never disappeared from England? Explore the possibilities of "what if" with these novels that are based on history . . . mostly. Curated by Carrie Goodall.
Fighting the forces of evil. Defending truth, justice, and freedom. Some of the strongest heroines in the comic-verse are featured in these female power comics for adults. Curated by Samantha Matherne.
On Christmas day, the Bridgerton series by Julia Quinn aired on Netflix as an original adaptation. Starring the members of the Bridgerton family, these English Regency romances feature a mix of humor, wit, and passion. Read the ebooks on OverDrive or listen to the audiobooks on hoopla! Find more books centered on the Regency era here.
Chosen by readers, the Goodreads Choice Awards highlight favorite books of 2020 in multiple categories. Read on to see this year's winners and nominees.