Entries tagged with ‘diversity’

Celebrating Black History Month: Science Fiction

The Library offers many resources that document, commemorate, and celebrate Black history and experiences in the U.S. Each week this month, we’ll feature some of these resources. Today we highlight science fiction written by Black women. Kindred by Octavia Butler is widely regarded as modern classic, a best seller as well as a foundational literary […]

Celebrating Black History Month

The Library offers many resources that document, commemorate, and celebrate Black history and experiences in the U.S. Each week this month, we’ll feature some of these resources. Today we highlight the book collection and primary sources online. Book Collection Book Display: Visit our Black History Month display near the Information Desk. Feel free to borrow […]

Library Matters / Libraries Matter: #WeNeedDiverseBooks

Think back to the books you loved as a kid, the ones you loved to read (or have read to you) over and over again. Now ask yourself how many featured brown or black characters as the main character? How many portrayed main characters who were differently-abled? Or who had single parents? Or LGBT parents? […]

Show Me What Libraries Look Like

This is what libraries look like! (From Hafuboti)

Why Should I Care About Libraries?

Because they serve everyone! No exception. (from Hafuboti)

Why Do Libraries Matter?

Because they’re for everyone! (from Hafuboti)

Who is Welcome at the Library?

Everyone! (from Hafuboti)

Do I Belong at the Library?

Yes! Everyone belongs at the library. (from Hafuboti)

Who Can Use Libraries?

Everyone can use libraries! (from Hafuboti)

This is a Library

 Libraries are open to everyone, no matter your beliefs, convictions, thoughts, attitudes or shoe size. Libraries are places of discovery, where you can explore facts and opinions, read the latest scholarship on a given topic, or find a new favorite book. At a library, you can delve into research conversations about pretty much any topic. […]