On the Mezzanine
Thomas Mahady’s tribute to St. Charles artist Yvonne Almo will be featured on the Mezzanine in the Net.Gallery of the Library during the month of February. Don’t miss his wonderful perspective which includes photos, newspaper clippings and the art of Ms. Almo.
From Readers Services
- A book display highlighting the Underground Railroad. Here is a partial of titles to check out:
Traveling the Underground Railroad: A Visitor’s Guide to More Than 300 Sites
Bruce Chadwick 973.7115 CHA
Fleeing for Freedom: Stories of the Underground Railroad
Levi Coffin and William Still 973.7115 FLE
Life on the Underground Railroad
Stuart A. Kallen 973.7115 KAL
Passages to Freedom: The Underground Railroad in History and Memory
David Blight, editor 973.7115 PAS
Hidden in Plain View: The Secret Story of Quilts and the Underground Railroad
Jacqueline L. Tobin and Raymond G. Dobard 973.7115 TOB
The Underground Railroad in Illinois
Glennette Tilley Turner 973.7115 TUR
- A fiction list of African American authors compiled by the Library’s staff.
- Another reading list of new books by and about African Americans is also available on the Library’s webpage.
The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot will be discussed on Tuesday Morning, March 8, at 10:00 a.m. in the Bisbee Conference Room. You may request this title if you would like to join us for the discussion.
Lastly, don’t miss The History Channel’s comprehensive study of the historical events and achievements of African Americans.