Notice 8/23/21: Per Cook County Department of Public Health, masks are required for everyone indoors, whether vaccinated or unvaccinated. 
Disposable masks are available at service desks.  If you cannot wear a mask or are not ready to visit at this time,
please use Curbside Pickup, Home Delivery, our Digital Collections, or contact us to see how we can assist you.  Thank you.

 
 
 

In light of recent events, we hope that these lists of materials is a beginning to help educate and inform us, help us talk to our children and students, and create more awareness and understanding of these critical issues facing our society. 

 

Family & Kid Books for Racial Equity

Click on a title to check availability in the SWAN Online Catalog.  Or click here to see the complete list.

 

Adult Books for Racial Equity

Click on a title to check availability in the SWAN Online Catalog.  Or click here to see the complete list.

 

Teen Books for Racial Equity

Click on a title to check availability in the SWAN Online Catalog.  Or click here to see the complete list.

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