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Celebrating National Hispanic Heritage Month in 2023
In 1988, National Hispanic Heritage Month was enacted into law under President Ronald Reagan. September 15 – October 15 is an opportunity to celebrate the histories, cultures and contributions of American citizens whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean and Central and South America. Celebrate by checking out our prior recommendations and this year’s new favorites.
Hot CFL Summer 2023
August is one of the hottest months in Grand Forks. Beat the heat by kicking back with a book from our popular reading collection! Your intrepid CFL librarians found the most popular reads in libraries across the country* to recommend only the best additions to your hot CFL summer. *The last line of each recommendation […]
12 Books to Celebrate Disability Pride Month
Disability Pride Month is celebrated in July in the United States to commemorate the passing of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) in 1990. Disability Pride Month is not about ignoring or minimizing the barriers that people with disabilities face. It is about celebrating, honoring, and promoting people with disabilities. Here are 12 books that everyone should read this July.
12 Non-Fiction Books to Read in June
Although it often feels like change is slow or impossible, Pride Month is a time to honor and recognize the steps forward that have been made towards equity across genders and sexualities. This year, our Pride Month book list is 12 non-fiction books that focus on the history, personal stories, and culture from the LGBTQ+ community.