Celebrate Black History Month with LOPL!

February is Black History Month, and the Lake Oswego Public Library is offering lots of ways to celebrate!

LO Reads Events

Library events throughout February will be focused on the 2021 Lake Oswego Reads choice, Caste:  The Origins of Our Discontents by Isabel Wilkerson.  Read all about the exciting line-up of virtual events and register for them here.

Surprise Bundles for all Ages!

Looking for Black History Month reading recommendations for the whole family?  Let us surprise you with great titles!  When you come to the library to pick up your holds, you’ll see a sandwich board by the main entrance advertising Surprise Bundles for all ages.  We have bundles of books and DVDs on a wide variety of topics and genres, from “Things that Go” picture books to mysteries and historical fiction for adults, and everything in between.  For the month of February, we’re featuring Black History Month bundles for all ages.  Just select a genre from the Surprise Bundle board, and we’ll surprise you with a bundle of great reads!

More Reading Recommendations

Looking for more inspiration of what to read next for Black History Month?  Our Youth Services team has developed Anti-Racism Pinterest boards children and teens with links to age-appropriate titles in the library catalog, and our Adult Services team has compiled Black History Month and Anti-Racism Pinterest boards for adults with links to great e-books, e-audiobooks, and streaming videos available with your library card.