Category Archives: Books

Highlighting Intellectual Diversity

Highlighting Intellectual Diversity Someone on our email list asked us to feature more books by conservative and libertarian authors.  We created a list featuring all of the emailer’s suggested books, as well as our suggestions.  Please email us at roslindalelibraryfriends@gmail.com if you would like to add your own suggestions. The Conservative Read More

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