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Celebrating Black History Month

No matter how you celebrate Black History Month, we hope that you’ll take the opportunity to read, watch or listen to something new this month, with help from the librarians at DCDL.

Recommended Reads

Download one of these booklists curated by our librarians on staff. Call or click to reserve your copy of any of these titles celebrating Black History Month.

Young Readers
Chapter Books

Student Learning Resources

Find resources like the ones listed below and many more on our Student Resources page.

  Grades K-9: National Geographic Kids
Read stories of African-American heroes and pioneers.
  Grades 3-12:
Explore other leaders of the civil rights movements in America and read about important events in history.
High School: INFOhio Digital Video Collection

Digital Resources

Kanopy: Take a look at these informative videos that recognize Black history in America.

HooplaDigital: Ebooks and Audiobooks celebrating Black History Month include popular titles like Ibram X. Kendi’s “Stamped from the Beginning,” Angie Thomas’s “The Hate U Give,” and Zora Neale Hurston’s “Their Eyes Were Watching God.”

Libby/The Ohio Digital Library: Find more than 400 books and audiobooks available now to celebrate Black History Month. From “Becoming” by Michelle Obama to “Between the World and Me” by Ta-Nehisi Coates, your to read list will grow by leaps and bounds.

DCDL App: Download our Delaware Library app, where we feature recommended reads every month, based on hot topics, seasons and holidays. This month, we feature titles for Black History Month.

Reading list of titles celebrating Black History Month

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