An Artist’s Inspiration

                    During this month’s Meet an Artist program, participants got to see Tracy Poindexter-Canton’s beautiful artwork and heard about famous Black artists she is inspired by. She also invited poet Stephen Pitters … Continued →


Women’s History Month Book List

Last year, the National Women’s History Alliance selected as their theme “Valiant Women of the Vote: Refusing to be Silenced.” Since most women’s suffrage events were canceled in 2020, they extended the theme for 2021 as it “captures the spirit … Continued →


Black History Month 2021

While February is Black History Month, it is important to reflect on the stories and impact of Black history throughout the year. The Library partnered with members of the community to provide videos, events, and book lists to inspire the … Continued →


Black History Month | Book List for Kids 2021

  This is an #OwnVoices list for Black History Month featuring stories of historical fiction, fiction, biography, and more about prominent people, movements, and eras outlined in Black history. We hope these books inspire learning and reflection. Picture Books Henry’s Freedom Box by … Continued →


Library Projects Under Construction

The Library currently has five projects under construction, funded by the $77 million bond voters passed in 2018. There have been no major pandemic implications to the construction timelines and we are looking forward to opening four out of five projects this year. Read on to learn about each project. You may also watch a time … Continued →


Winter World Jumble | Opening Act(ivity)

Hi, my name is Lisa. I usually host the Opening Act(ivity) program at Northtown. While the libraries are closed, we are bringing the activities to you virtually. Today’s activity is a Winter Word(s) Jumble: UAMUTN NTIWRE ESFWALONK YAALS PHOHDIPY (2 … Continued →