Category Archives: Books

Banned Books Week 2019

The American Library Association Office for Intellectual Freedom (OIF) promotes awareness of challenges to library materials and celebrates freedom of speech during Banned Books Week, which takes place this year September 22 – 28.  The ALA Office tracked 347 challenges to library, school, and university materials and services in 2018. Of the 483 books challenged Read More

Romance Book List: A HEA for EVERYONE

Romance Book List: A Happily Ever After for EVERYONE This special adults-only booklist celebrating the diversity of romance authors and novels, which usually don’t get mainstream attention. Our list represents different subgenres, races, sexual orientations, and abilities. It is still a work in progress, so if you have any recommendations Read More

2018: A Year in Books

2018: The Year in Books Did you miss any of our book lists from this year? Check out all of them in one place to catch up! They are grouped for adults, teenagers/young adults, and children, and can be borrowed from the Roslindale Library! Books about 1968 1968 was a Read More

Banned Books Week 2018

Banned Books Week 2018 The American Library Association Office for Intellectual Freedom (OIF) promotes awareness of challenges to library materials and celebrates freedom of speech during Banned Books Week, which takes place this year September 23 – September 29.  Here are the top ten most challenged books as reported in the media and submitted Read More