Black History Month 2022

The month of February marks the national recognition of Black History Month. Spokane Public Library has a variety of book lists, events, and films to recognize and celebrate the history, culture, and achievements of the Black community. We encourage you to show your support and reflect on these recommendations all year long.


February 17 @ 11:30am | Poetry Celebration for Black History Month

Book Lists

Reading Recommendations for Adult Fiction & Nonfiction 2022

2022 Book Lists for Picture Books | Middle Grade | Young Adult

Book Lists for Kids and Young Adults | 2021

Recommended Reads from Community Members | 2021


Choose from Kanopy’s collection of films that offer various perspectives on the Black experience in America. These films, both narrative and documentary, highlight the history and culture of the Black community while noting the trials and tribulations endured during periods of racial injustice.