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Library Kids

Can Children See Themselves in the Books on Your Shelves? Part II

Children look for themselves in the books that they read. Libraries need to have books that represent the rainbow of diverse cultures that are in our communities. Books that promote diversity should be celebrated every day, not just on holidays.

Library Kids

Can Children See Themselves in the Books on Your Shelves? Part I

Children look for themselves in the books that they read. Libraries need to have books that represent the rainbow of diverse cultures that are in our communities. Books that promote diversity should be celebrated every day, not just on holidays.

display of cultural items

Explore the World with Culture Boxes

Libraries often offer opportunities to explore the world through programming. These include special events with music, food, travel experiences, book discussions, author visits and more. Our library offers another opportunity to explore the world through Culture Boxes, kits with objects inside all relating to a specific country.