When you participate in Read City's Read Around the World Challenge, you're supporting our community's effort to make reading and education a top priority. You'll also help your favorite library location win bragging rights!
Black History Month first became a month-long celebration in 1976. Organizers chose February for the honor, as it held both Fredrick Douglass's and Abraham Lincoln's birthdays. We've compiled a list of books to help you explore African American life and culture. Also, see Kanopy for some insightful streaming documentaries and films.