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Jun 19

Staff Picks: Antiracist Reads

Posted to Off the Beaten Shelf on June 19, 2020 at 12:06 PM by Elizabeth Land

Learn about Racism from this list of books.
 It wasn’t until June 19, 1865 that many enslaved men and women in Texas learned about the Emancipation Proclamation and it made sense to them, and future generations to celebrate the days their lives changed personally. This day is now recognized and celebrate as Juneteenth. A good way to celebrate would be to discover the history of racism in the United States with your library. Click on "Continue Reading..." below to check out a list of books we recommend to broaden your perspectives.

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Jul 14

Teens Review, SRP Edition: Just Mercy

Posted to Off the Beaten Shelf on July 14, 2020 at 12:00 AM by Elizabeth Land


During this year's Summer Reading Program, teens can submit reviews of books they have been reading. Below find a review of a nonfiction book written for teens. Have you already read Just Mercy by Bryan Stevenson? Then check out our list of both nonfiction and fiction readalikes, hand-picked by library staff. To check out the review and our readalikes, click on "Continue Reading..." below.

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