Black Culture Fest 2021

Black History Month programming for February 2021 and children's book recommendations.

Last February a team of Black library staff at the Main Library came together for a day-long Black History Read-In & Culture Fest. You can view some photos and video from the Verse-atility program. 

This year a month-long celebration includes: 

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春節快樂

春節一般稱為新年或過年。春節以農曆正月初一至初五最富有過節氣氛。農曆十二月最後一日除夕夜全家會一起圍爐吃年夜飯又稱團年飯。

春節快樂!
春節一般稱為新年或過年。春節以農曆正月初一至初五最富有過節氣氛。農曆十二月最後一日除夕夜全家會一起圍爐吃年夜飯又稱團年飯。
今年新冠肺炎疫情的關係,可能過節日的傳統也不如往年。大家不要鬆懈,要提高警覺,非必要的時候不要到公眾場所以減少人與人之間的接觸和散播機率。維持好的習慣:口罩戴好,遮蓋好鼻子和嘴巴,手也要用皂清洗乾淨,避免去碰已帶好的口罩,眼睛,口和鼻。多一份小心是對自己和家人多一份保障!
春節留守家中,其實也可以和家人共度節日。以下有些春節的活動提供大家參考,在家中共享天倫之樂。
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Celebrate Black History Month with Your Library!

Your Library is hosting a series of online events to help you Explore, Connect, and Grow! Everything from storytime, to dance, to lectures... we've got something for you!

Stay up to date with event changes, cancellations and additions at www.oaklandlibrary.org/events.

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Click here for Black history books released in the past year.

Revolution or Death: The Life of Eldridge CleaverRevolution or Death

Take an excursion with Justin D. Gifford, Professor of English at the University of

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What's New: And the winner is NOT...

Middle grade fiction from 2020 that you or your children may have missed

YMA logoYesterday, the American Library Association announced the winners of the 2020 Youth Media Awards, including the Newbery and Caldecott Medals, the Coretta Scott King Awards, the Pura Belpré Awards, and the Asian/Pacific American Award for Literature. The announcement of these awards is an important event for children’s librarians and other members of the children’s literature world--any author or illustrator who receives one of these prestigious honors is just about guaranteed a readership for the rest of their career! Check out the list of the 2020 winning titles as well as those that won honor awards here and place holds on those that might interest you or your child! 

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Dr. King's Philosophy of Nonviolence: Its Origins and Future

A selection of books exploring the people and ideas that inspired Dr. King's methods of nonviolent civil disobedience, as well as books that offer guidance for new generations who want to achieve peaceful social change.

 

In honor of the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., this weeks Advice For Readers blog post is a collection of books about the people and ideas that inspired Dr. Kings philosophy of nonviolent civil disobedience: Mahatma Gandhi, Henry David Thoreau, Howard Thurman, Bayard Rustin, Pauli Murray, and others.

Also included in our selection this week are some more (and less) recent books that apply Dr. K

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Recursos Digitales en Español para Estudiantes en Oakland

La Biblioteca Pública de Oakland tiene varios recursos en español para estudiantes de Oakland en primaria, secundaria y preparatoria.

Con su tarjeta de la biblioteca pueden usar los siguientes gratuitamente: 

 

Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos (World Book)

Este recurso tiene cientos de 

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10 Great Reasons to Read Fiction in January 2021

What better way to start the new year than with a list of new books coming in January? Here's our monthly list of great fiction titles arriving soon.

 

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Activism Books For Teens

In honor of a commemorative week of social and political events, check out these activism books for teens!

Over the summer, millions of people marched and protested in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement. Among various social justice and activist groups, youth have been at the forefront of these efforts to march against systematic racism and inequality. Many Bay Area youth groups led and organized these protests themselves and  expressed their voices on various media channels and publications, as well as on the streets

Martin Luther King Jr Day, the presidential inauguration and the Women’s March mark a week of change and hope for a progressive new chapter. You might have

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2021 King Day Celebrations

Recommendations for MLK Day virtual celebrations

Happy Birthday to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., born January 15, 1929, in Atlanta, GA. 

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