The library is currently offering only contactless services, including hold pick-up. We are available by phone or email Mon - Fri, 10 am - 6 pm and Sat, 10 am - 5 pm for help, questions and item recommendations!
Racial Justice Books for Tweens & Teens – fiction booklist from Memorial Hall Library (Andover, MA) for tweens and teens that deal with racial justice and other issues facing today’s youth. These books are available as ebooks from either Overdrive (Libby) or Hoopla.
Kidlit4BlackLives Rally – The Brown Bookshelf is honoured to host the KidLit4BlackLives Rally that took place on June 4, 2020. Led by Kwame Alexander, Jacqueline Woodson, and Jason Reynolds, the Rally featured inspiring words, music, and numerous calls to action in support of equity and justice.
About Race – A lively multiracial, interracial conversation about the ways we can’t talk, don’t talk, would rather not talk, but intermittently, fitfully, embarrassingly do talk about culture, identity, politics, power, and privilege in our pre-post-yet-still-very-racial America.
Talking About Race – The Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture’s online portal designed to help individuals, families, and communities talk about racism, racial identity, and the way these forces shape every aspect of society, from the economy and politics to the broader American culture.
Anti-Racist Road Map– What does it mean to “do the work”? The Anti-Racist Roadmap helps you focus your time, energy, and resources in the movement towards racial justice. Created by Kate Slater, a White anti-racist scholar and educator, and Mira Stern, an anti-racist educator from the Bay Area.