Many of the resources in the book displays are available electronically! Check out the bibliographies for more information.
Celebrate Indigenous Heritage with Indigenous Graphic Novels!
Indigenous People's Day is October 15 and celebrates the cultures of indigenous communities worldwide, especially in North America. While Indigenous People's Day was established in 1971, it is unfortunately not yet federally recognized. Learn more about historic and contemporary Native American communities with our new collection of indigenous graphic novels. Also included in this display are prominent novels and poetry by indigenous authors.
Celebrate Latin American Heritage Month!
Latin American Heritage Month is September 15-October 15 and celebrates the cultures and accomplishments of the Latin American community. Learn more about historic figures, specific cultural traditions, and the experiences of Latin Americans over the last 200 years with this collection of books and e-books.
- South African Films -
This month we are highlighting films that take place in South Africa. Learn more about the history of colonialism, apartheid, and their aftermath in this film collection.
- Akira Kurosawa -
Akira Kurosawa (1910-1998) was a Japanese director and screenwriter who began filmmaking after World War II. Trained as a painter, Kurosawa storyboarded all his films as full-scale paintings. Having directed over 30 Japanese period dramas in the span of almost 60 years, he is known as one of the most influential figures in the history of cinema.
- Friendship -
What's summer without friends? This film collection explores the theme of friendship, and the forms that friendship can take.