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Celebrating Black History Month in 2024

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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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Hot CFL Summer 2023

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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

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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

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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.

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Spring Into a Good Book 2023

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This month we are featuring newly selected books from our Popular Reading collection. We’re very excited about the opportunity to be a part of a book leasing program, which allows us to get newly published books at a reduced cost. Now, we can provide additional print popular reading materials than we previously were able to.