Audio Listens for the Fall

I gave you great Audio listens for the summer. Now here are some great audiobooks that will have you so excited that fall is starting tomorrow! (I know I am!) From a heartwarming debut about the love of library books to an engaging espionage thriller in Ireland, here are some great listening recommendations that will definitely start your fall reading off right:

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Free Virtual Library Programs: July

Are you looking for online programs to attend? Here are some interesting library programs I’m co-hosting and programs that are being put together by my fellow co-workers. All of them are free to attend! You don’t need to be a member of the library to attend. All you have to do is register at the corresponding link and the meeting information will be sent to you the day before the event.

Hope to see you all there!

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Lambda Literary Awards 2021: Children and YA Winners

My friend and fellow librarian extraordinaire, Whitney Davidson-Rhodes had the opportunity to be on the judging panel for the 2021 Lambda Literary Award season. Lambda Literary Award gives recognition and promotion to LGBTQ books and authors and every year they award the best of the best. To see the full list of the 2021 winners, check them out here.

But for this post I asked Whitney, out of all the books she read, to list her favorite ones. And no surprise, these are also my personal favorites. So let’s get the book recommendations going:

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Reads to Celebrate Caribbean American Heritage Month

June is Caribbean American Heritage Month, a celebratory month to recognize the contributions of Caribbean Immigrants have made to the United States. From food to literature, Caribbean Americans have contributed so much to the vitality and history of the United States. As a Caribbean American (my mother is from Antigua), I’m very proud of my culture and I always take any opportunity to learn more about where I come from.

Take this wonderful opportunity to learn more about Caribbean culture through reading! Here are some great books to help you get started:

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