These books and videos celebrate the life of the United Kingdom's longest reigning monarch. Curated by Ashley Lee.
Whether you're a native of the Bayou State or a newcomer, enjoy some history with local flavor. Topics include utterly strange stories, leprosy, the Civil War, politics, life in Gonzales and along the Lower Mississippi River, and more. Curated by Samantha Matherne.
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.
In modern times, we refer to dictionaries and thesaruses when we need an exact definition or to find the perfect word for an intended purpose. These resources were not available until men of earlier centuries collected definitions and synonyms en masse for the public. Here you'll find a selection of titles about those books and the men who made them happen. Curated by Willie Nettles.
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.
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.
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.
Check out these new books by Native American authors published in 2020. Titles include fantasy, historical fiction, horror, poetry. children's books, and more.
That song, first heard in the movie New Orleans, was sung by Billie Holiday and performed by Louis Armstrong. It captures the feelings of the people who are enchanted by the unique spirit of the Crescent City. Explore the city in the books and music available at the library.
Stories and profiles of women who’ve shaped our world, both in the spotlight and in the shadows.