The Finkelstein Memorial Library collects materials, in a variety of popular formats, which support its function as an information source for the needs of a diverse population. The collection also serves the popular and recreational needs of the general public, and reflects the cultural diversity of the community.
The African American Collection is a collection of materials highlighting the cultural life and contributions of people of African descent in the United States, and in the world. It contains materials that highlight the historical, social, civic, religious, economic, and cultural life of African Americans. Some representative titles are listed below.
February is Black History Month
The Library has a display of notable books for Black History Month on the second floor.
Please visit reference librarians in our Youth services and Adult Services departments for recommendations for Black History Month.
|There is also a separate collection of "Urban Fiction" located on the second floor of the library featuring best-selling authors like Omar Tyree and Sister Souljah.
Please see a librarian for details about our African-American resources.