Hispanic Heritage Month: SEPTEMBER 2023

Explore titles by Hispanic authors available digitally from Libby/OverDrive and Hoopla as well as in print formats and audio audio cd. From romance to suspense to nonfiction, these titles will educate and entertain!

A Long Petal of the Sea / Isabel Allende
This novel follows two refugees from the Spanish Civil War,…

The book cover of Luster: a novel that features the image of a Black woman's neck and hair.

Luster: a novel


Luster: a novel / Raven Leilani

Leilani’s debut novel, Luster, takes the reader through the daily ups and downs of a 23-year-old Black art school dropout living in a mouse-infested apartment in Bushwick. We immediately find that she is dating a man twice her age that she met on an app,…

Women's Equality Day, August 26. Group of women celebrating.

Celebrate Women’s Equality Day

Women’s Equality Day commemorates the certification of the Nineteenth Amendment to the US Constitution that gave women the right to vote on August 26, 1920. Congresswoman Bella Abzug first introduced a proclamation for Women’s Equality Day in 1971. Since that time, every US president has published a proclamation recognizing August 26 as Women’s Equality Day. 

These books reflect the history and evolving issues that surround women’s rights in the US….

Modern Gothic Novels. Image of a skull, candelabra, roses, and cockroaches against a dark background.

Modern Gothic Novels

Traditionally, gothic fiction features an environment of fear, supernatural events (real or contrived), and the influence of the past on the present day, often taking place in decaying or isolated buildings.

The books in this bibliography build on foundational works like Wuthering Heights by Emily Brontë, Rebecca by Daphne DuMaurier, and We Have Always Lived in the Castle by Shirley Jackson….

STEM Kits, Adult Services with graphics of a microscope, lightbulb, electrical circuit and calculator.


Explore Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics concepts by using these hands-on projects and games in our STEM kits!

Interested in a particular aspect of STEM? The listing below is categorized by concept….