Search Again

Beyonce's Reading List

Can't get enough _Lemonade_?

  • Last Updated 4 years ago
  • (10 items)

New Genealogy Books

Summertime is perfect for working on your family's story. You can interview your relatives about their parents and their memories of their grandparents. This collection of books focuses on popular topics from recent genealogy lectures.

  • Last Updated 3 years ago
  • (15 items)

Cruising the 50s

We were fresh out of World War 2 and America was booming with new ideas. The 1950s produced the frightening _Rear Window_, jazzy dance numbers like _Singin' in the Rain_, Disney classics like _Sleeping Beauty_.

  • Last Updated 3 years ago
  • (22 items)

Swept Away to the 1940s

Cary Grant was in high-style, Orson Wells was perfecting his Film of the Century, and everything was coming up miracles.

  • Last Updated 2 years ago
  • (26 items)

Off to the See the 1930s

Bette Davis, Charlie Chaplin, and Judy Garland being irresistible.

  • Last Updated 2 years ago
  • (27 items)

Golden Globe Winners 2018

Enjoy these winning films, music, and tv shows as selected by the 75th Golden Globe Awards. [View the complete list of contenders]( "View contenders").

  • Last Updated 2 years ago
  • (12 items)

Black History Month

Black History Month (or African-American History Month) is celebrated in February each year. The month-long celebration highlights the history and achievements of African-Americans within U.S. history. The celebration originated with black historian [Carter G. Woodson]( "Carter G. Woodson").

  • Last Updated 2 years ago
  • (27 items)

Non-Fiction Graphic Novels

Do you want to explore history and the personal stories through graphic novels? They're like comic books but longer! Graphic novels is a growing popular art form that tells stories from the World War II, to the Civil Rights Movement, and tales from around the world.

  • Last Updated 2 years ago
  • (7 items)

Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month

Asian Pacific American Heritage Month was started in 1977 via Congressman Representative Frank Horton. In 1992, Congress formally designated May as [Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month]( "Asian Pacific American Heritage Month"). President Barack Obama issued a [proclamation]( "proclamation") in 2009 which included the new name Asian American and Pacifi ...

  • Last Updated 2 years ago
  • (10 items)

Celebrating Black History Month

February is Black History Month and we're celebrating with stories written by and about the black experience from the U.S. and abroad. These titles are pulled together from our book groups collection. We offer up to ten copies of each book. [Request a title]( "Request a title") for your book group. If there's a story by a black author you don't see below, please [send us ...

  • Last Updated 1 year ago
  • (14 items)

Celebrate Black History Month With Inspirational People

Re-read books about well known Black Americans who have made exceptional contributions to our country's rich history or discover new books by inspirational individuals who have made significant contributions to our culture and society.

  • Last Updated 4 months ago
  • (22 items)

Foreign Films: Digital Edition

Enjoy a film from abroad: French, Italian, Spanish, or Korean. These digital titles were selected by Jane just for you!

  • Last Updated 2 months ago
  • (6 items)

Sondheim to Hammerstein: Digital Edition

Remember a time in September, witches and woods, squatting on the Lower East Side, and The Bard in 3/4 time with these distinctive, memorable, and classic musicals.

  • Last Updated 2 months ago
  • (9 items)

LOL: Digital Edition

We all need a little levity in these tough times and what better way than through some of comedy’s brightest stars.

  • Last Updated 2 months ago
  • (6 items)

Read these Books on Race

Recommended reading for anyone looking to deepen their anti-racism work.

  • Last Updated 1 month ago
  • (28 items)

Pride Month: Nonfiction

Pride Month is celebrated every June in tribute to those involved in the Stonewall Riots. Pride Month is a great opportunity to learn about the fight for what's right.

  • Last Updated 3 weeks ago
  • (20 items)

subscribe to our weekly newsletter