The first floor of the library is now open for browsing, computer use and more with limited hours. A contactless pick-up option for holds will be available as well as our many virtual programs online! Library staff will be available by phone at 508-359-4544 and email at email@example.com to answer questions.
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.