This final post in our Intellectual Freedom series for 2021 focuses on three books that have been banned or challenged in recent years and why.
Compared to twenty years ago, we’ve come a long way in diverse representation! There’s always improvements to make, but now, we are starting to see people of every shape, colour, belief, gender, sexuality, and ability at the forefront of our stories. Here are a few diverse reads for you, if you’re looking for something new. They are all under a year old and have gotten a lot of positive attention!
Have you ever wanted to join a book club but felt a little intimidated by the idea of sharing your thoughts and feelings about random books? Try out this Canada-wide digital book club running Sep 3-17th!
Do you ever wonder how much reading you actually do?There are many ways to track your reading habits, and different styles work for different people. Lets take a look at how you can measure your reading and different tracking methods.
Have you been taking time to read this summer? With the Summer Reading Club going on, it is a perfect opportunity to grab a book and relax (and possibly win some prizes…). Not sure what to read? Take a look at the staff’s summer reads for suggestions!
Are you taking on some of the Teen/Adult Challenges for our Summer Reading Clubs? Having trouble? We’ve compiled a list of resources to help you with all the challenges on your list!
Check out this #staffpick recommendation from Mike! Continue reading
Check out this staff pick from Brenda!