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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Queen Elizabeth II: A Royal Reading List


Elizabeth II (1926 – 2022) was Queen of the United Kingdom and other Commonwealth realms since 1952. Her reign of 70 years and 214 days is the longest of any British monarch and the longest recorded of any female head of state in history. To follow the latest from Palace regarding her funeral, and family, click on this link for the Royal Family’s website. ( To learn more about the life and legacy of Queen Elizabeth II, consider reading some of the titles suggested on this list or ask at any service desk for more information.

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Juneteenth Reads For All Ages


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


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

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Talking to Kids About Community Violence


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


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


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


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


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


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 09/12/2022 mk