Change starts with understanding. The library offers many resources for all ages to help us understand the complexities of racism, the role of privilege, the need for allyship, and the history behind the protests that have been happening across our country.

Book Club Kits  If your book club is ready to take on a diversity discussion, we now have book club kits available for both fiction and nonfiction titles.

Reading Lists

Listen to authors talk about their books

  • Ijeoma Oluo discusses So You Want to Talk about Race.
  • Ibram X. Kendi talks with Brené Brown about How to be an Antiracist (podcast).
  • Jason Reynolds and Brendan Kiely, co-authors of YA book All American Boys, talk to Hoda and Jenna on Today. Jason also discusses another YA book he co-authored with Ibram X. Kendi, Stamped: Racism, Anti-Racism, and You.
  • Robin DiAngelo discusses White Fragility

Talking to young kids about race  

Discrimination in the criminal justice system