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.

So You Want to Talk about Race book club kit  If your book club would like to read this book by Ijeoma Oluo, we have a book club kit with 6 copies you can borrow. The book itself has discussion questions in the back. Email us to schedule a kit checkout.  You can hear the author talk about her book here.

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  NEW