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International Love Data Week: My Kind of Data

5 Ways to Celebrate and Get Involved in Love Data Week 2024

Categories: In and Around CFL, Library Events, Resources

International Love Data Week: My Kind of Data

February 12-16, 2024, marks the annual international celebration of Love Data Week!

This year the theme of Love Data Week is “My Kind of Data.” Data is personal. Join the international community this week in learning about data equity and inclusion, disciplinary communities, and creating a kinder world through data.

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Celebrating Black History Month in 2024

Categories: Reader's Advisory

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It’s 2024 and Chester Fritz Library’s fourth anniversary of reading recommendation posts! We kicked off #CFLReads with black history themed books in 2021 and returned to the theme in 2022 and 2023. Join us once again in celebrating Black History Month by checking out our new favorites!

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Celebrating National Hispanic Heritage Month in 2023

Categories: Reader's Advisory

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In 1988, National Hispanic Heritage Month was enacted into law under President Ronald Reagan. September 15 – October 15 is an opportunity to celebrate the histories, cultures and contributions of American citizens whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean and Central and South America. Celebrate by checking out our prior recommendations and this year’s new favorites.

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Hot CFL Summer 2023

Categories: Reader's Advisory

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August is one of the hottest months in Grand Forks. Beat the heat by kicking back with a book from our popular reading collection! Your intrepid CFL librarians found the most popular reads in libraries across the country* to recommend only the best additions to your hot CFL summer. *The last line of each recommendation […]

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12 Books to Celebrate Disability Pride Month

Categories: Reader's Advisory

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Disability Pride Month is celebrated in July in the United States to commemorate the passing of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) in 1990. Disability Pride Month is not about ignoring or minimizing the barriers that people with disabilities face. It is about celebrating, honoring, and promoting people with disabilities. Here are 12 books that everyone should read this July.

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12 Non-Fiction Books to Read in June

Categories: Reader's Advisory

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Although it often feels like change is slow or impossible, Pride Month is a time to honor and recognize the steps forward that have been made towards equity across genders and sexualities. This year, our Pride Month book list is 12 non-fiction books that focus on the history, personal stories, and culture from the LGBTQ+ community.