Today is International Women’s Day- and Women’s History Month! Well, which one came first? In true European fashion, it’s the day before the month. The observance that now takes place in March […]
Read Across America Day
Read Across America festivities encourage children to read from an early age to build lifelong literacy skills. Created by the National Education Association in 1998, this holiday celebrates children and parents reading […]
World Day of Social Justice -February 20th!
We’ve talked many times on this blog about our social and racial justice section. So, this month, we would like to talk about a few new additions to our collection. Some of […]
The name of the Harlem Renaissance movement has its origins in both geographical and cultural elements. In the 1920s, Harlem became the home of a thriving Black community, and the place where […]
February is Library Lover’s Month!
Here at Warner Library, we love the students, faculty, and staff that we serve. So this February, we’re making an effort to keep good feelings going around. This month, we are hosting […]
Early African-American Narratives
Since the existence of the United States, a rich tradition of African-American literature has existed. However, it is important to read this material properly in its historical context. There is little known […]
February is Black History Month!
The month of February was chosen to mark the observance of Black History Month because of Abraham Lincoln (Feb 12) and Frederick Douglass’s (Feb 14) birthdays. Not just recognized in the United […]
Lunar New Year
January 24 – Feb 15 Following the lunar or Xia calendar, February 1st will usher in the year of the tiger! The period of celebration for Lunar New Year, often referred to […]
Edgar Allan Poe Day
January 19, 1809 – October 7, 1849 On this day in 1809 in Boston, MA, short story writer, poet, essayist, father of detective stories, a fixture of the gothic genre- Edgar Allan […]
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
remembering the Civil Rights leader in 2022 On the third Monday in January we honor the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. to mark the date of his birth, […]