Themed Book Lists for Adults 2022

Our librarians are always coming up with ideas for reading. Take a look at some of these specially curated lists. Want additional suggestions? Ask at any service desk or use our book suggestion form and a librarian will personally customize some suggestions. You can also use lists from our book clubs and databases.

Check out librarian curated lists for Teens and Youth.


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Juneteenth Reads For All Ages

6/19/2022

Made a federal holiday in 2021, Juneteenth commemorates the day the last enslaved people were emancipated in the United States on June 19, 1865. Check out some reading suggestions.

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Summer Connection Reads

6/10/2022

Adults, are you looking for some new reads to fill in your Summer Connection gameboard? Look no further! Here’s our list of Summer Connection Reads

(You can also sign up for Summer Reading at this link. )

Discussing Violence with Kids

Talking to Kids About Community Violence

6/12/2022

Caring for children can be confusing and scary all by itself. The tragedy in Uvalde, Texas is heartbreaking. We know that many parents, teachers, and caregivers might be struggling with how to discuss it with kids. If you don’t know what to say to your kids about gun violence, you’re not alone. We’ve compiled age appropriate books and resources to get you started.

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Reading Against Racism

5/7/2022

Are you planning on attending the Plymouth-Canton Community Schools Forum on Hate and Bias next week on May 11th? We have a book list for all ages with titles that help teach and spread awareness on racial justice, racial equity, and anti-racism

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April is National Poetry Month

4/9/2022

April is National Poetry Month! Check out our staff’s favorites below, and click the link to place a hold in our catalog.

Spring Reads

Spring Reads

3/25/2022

Happy spring! Spring is the season of rebirth, fresh starts, and a reprieve from cold weather. If you’re like us and still waiting for the weather to catch up, check out one of these spring or nature inspired reads. 

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Better Understanding of the Crisis in Ukraine-A Book List

2/26/2022

With the devastating news being shown daily about the conflict in Ukraine, many of us are looking for resources to better understand the history and context of the current crisis. 

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Read Harder in 2022

1/7/2022

Read Harder is Book Riot’s annual reading challenge to help you stretch your reading limits and explore new voices, worlds, and genres! Are you ready to take the challenge? Check out our book list and get started!

last update: 7/7/2022 mk