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The Elephant We Don’t See: A Diversity Dialogue ‘The Mis-Education of the Negro’ By Carter Woodson (Prince George’s County Memorial Library) – VIRTUAL

The Prince George’s County Memorial Library System and Prince George’s County Human Relations Commission present “The Elephant We Don’t See: A Diversity Dialogue” every last Tuesday of the month. Michelle Hamiel and Kyla Hanington discuss equity, diversity, inclusion, and anti-racism with books as a launch point. Watch event HERE at […]


Meet Maggie Thrash, YA Author of ‘Honor Girl’ (Prince George’s County Memorial Library) – VIRTUAL

Maggie Thrash is the author of the critically-acclaimed graphic memoirs “Honor Girl” (a Los Angeles Times Book Prize nominee) and “Lost Soul, Be At Peace”. Their fiction works include the noir-ish mysteries “Strange Truth” and “Strange Lies,” which are set at an oppressive Southern prep school. On their podcast Creep […]


Meet Candice Iloh, YA Author of ‘Everybody Lookin’ (Enoch Pratt Free Library) – VIRTUAL

Would you like to have a virtual class visit from a debut Young Adult author? This is your chance! Join us for a conversation with Candice Iloh, a first generation Nigerian-American author and dancer based in Philadelphia, PA. She is a writer, teaching artist, and youth educator. She has performed […]


Meet Travis Rieder, Author of ‘In Pain’ (Baltimore County Public Library) – VIRTUAL

​In Pain by Travis Rieder is a memoir of opioid dependence and withdrawal — a call for change not only for government but medicine itself, revealing the lack of crucial resources and structures to handle this nationwide epidemic. The author shares his experiences with opioids and examines the problems facing […]


Tuesday Night Special: A Book Club for Teens/Adults With Special Needs (Fairfax County Public Library) – VIRTUAL

Tuesday Night Special: A Book Club for Teens/Adults with Special Needs. An invitation to join this online program will be sent to participants after they register. Caregivers welcome. Registration open at 2:00pm Tuesday, March 16, 2021


Viva Latino: Own Voices Writers In Conversation (Enoch Pratt Free Library) – VIRTUAL

In early 2020, the Hispanic literary community led an important national dialogue about the importance of “own voices” literature and inequities in the publishing industry. Leading and award-winning contemporary Latin American writers gather to discuss their perspectives on the importance of own voices narratives in providing representation for readers. This […]


Meet Glenn Stout, Author of ‘Tiger Girl and The Candy Kid’ (Baltimore County Public Library) – VIRTUAL

  ‘Tiger Girl and the Candy Kid‘ chronicles the lives of ​Margaret and Richard Whittemore, two kids growing up in Baltimore with big dreams of a lavish lifestyle. These dreams would lead them to New York to become true 1920s gangsters, stealing over $1 million of diamonds and jewels before […]