Celebrate! International Sushi Day!

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Happy International Sushi Day!! Sushi is one of the world’s most popular dishes! This dish traces its history to a dish called narezushi. It uses fermented fish rather than fresh fish and is accompanied by malted rice. It is thought that the … Read More

Teen Reads: Hispanic Lead Characters

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Latinx representation is starting to trend in YA literature! Hispanic/Latinx writers gaining more opportunities to write using flavors of their culture and life expereinces. Here are 12 YA titles that center around a Hispanic/Latinx main character. These books range from … Read More

Learn About: Hispanic Heritage Month

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National Hispanic Heritage Month is observed from September 15th to October 15th. It is a time to highlight the history, culture and contributions of American’s who trace their heritage to Mexico, Central and South America, the Caribbean and Spain. Listed … Read More

Teen Reads: Fiction Set in Japan

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  Flame in the mist – Ahdieh, Renée The only daughter of a prominent samurai, Mariko has always known she’d been raised for one purpose and one purpose only: to marry. Never mind her cunning, which rivals that of her … Read More

Learn About: Asian American + Pacific Islander Heritage Month

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May is Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month – a celebration of Asians and Pacific Islanders in the United States. A rather broad term, Asian/Pacific encompasses all of the Asian continent and the Pacific islands of Melanesia, Micronesia, and Polynesia. The month … Read More

Explore: MLK Day/Social Issues

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“Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.” Martin Luther King Jr. To celebrate the life and teachings of Dr. King, the Homewood Public Library is asking our … Read More

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