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Juneteenth is the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the ending of slavery in the United States. It is celebrated on June 19. Explore reads & resources with RHPL.
Columbia University: Why do we celebrate Juneteenth?
The Library of Congress, National Archives and Records Administration, National Endowment for the Humanities, National Gallery of Art, National Park Service, and the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum join in paying tribute to the generations of Jewish Americans who helped form the fabric of American history, culture, and society. Explore resources with RHPL.
The Library of Congress, National Archives, National Endowment for the Humanities, and more join in paying tribute to the generations of Asian and Pacific Islanders who have enriched America's history and are instrumental in its future success. Explore resources with RHPL.
Each year millions of Americans face the reality of living with a mental illness. In May, RHPL joins the national movement to raise awareness about mental health. Libraries can help fight stigma, provide support options, and educate the public about mental illness. Explore resources with RHPL.
The lists below include print books, eBooks, podcasts, websites, and more.
These lists have been professionally curated by RHPL librarians for Black History Month 2022.
January 17 is the MLK Day of Service, a federal holiday dedicated to the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. RHPL has curated lists of reads and resources for you and your family to review online. These resources include books and online links for more information.
Each year the International Day of Peace is observed around the world on September 21, The UN General Assembly has declared this as a day devoted to strengthening the ideals of peace, through observing 24 hours of non-violence and cease-fire. Explore reads & resources with RHPL: