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African American History

February is African American History Month

African American History Month

Researching African Americans in Stafford, Virginia

Howell & Salem Church Branches
Professional genealogist Char McCargo Bah demonstrates the use of historic documents in researching a local African American family.

Unlimited Access to Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone

Through April 30, get unlimited access to Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone on eBook or eAudio. Available in Spanish, Arabic, and more.

Where to Get Financial Help During COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic is having profound economic impacts on people in our community. These resources may help.

Our Most Popular Streaming Vids for Kids

If you’re home with young ones, add these fun and popular streaming stories to your entertainment stash.

reading and more

Reading & More

African American Reading & More

Remembering Toni Morrison

Celebrate the life of Nobel & Pulitzer Prize-winning author Toni Morrison by enjoying one of her books.

African American Cinema on Kanopy

Stream videos right now - from the Civil Rights Movement documentaries to stories of African American cinematic pioneers.

African American eBooks on OverDrive

Check out an eBook or eAudio featuring African Americans' rich heritage.

African American History Booklists

Books for Black History Month

Celebrate Black History Month with Books

Librarian Tracy McPeck recommends her favorite books that embrace the joys, passion, and culture of African American heritage.

Books to Inspire

Book Corner: Inspiring Picture Books

February is a great time to highlight stories by and about African Americans with children's picture books.

African American History Blog Posts

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