Celebrating Black History Month

Celebrating Black History Month

Want to know more about the history and achievements of African Americans and experience stories in their own voices? Check out these resources picked out by our staff.

Celebrating Black History Month - Early Readers

Celebrating Black History Month - Youth Fiction

Celebrating Black History Month - Youth Non-Fiction

Celebrating Black History Month - Adult Non-Fiction

Celebrating Black History - Adult Fiction

More resources:

Complete list of juvenile and young adult fiction

Complete list of juvenile and young adult non-fiction

Complete list of adult non-fiction

Complete list of adult fiction

Stream films about Black History via Kanopy. (You will need to login to your Kanopy account to see the list).

Download ebooks about Black History via Overdrive

Black Freedom Struggle in the United States: Challenges and Triumphs in Pursuit of Equity This Proquest website features expertly selected open primary source documents. Visitors will find historical newspaper articles, pamphlets, diaries, correspondence and more from specific time periods in U.S. history marked by the opposition African Americans have faced on the road to freedom.

Black History Month via Newsbank. (You will need to login with your Timberland library card and PIN).

ASALH Association for the Study of African American Life and History

National Museum of African American History & Culture


Thank you to the talented Corey Barksdale for providing the mural image artwork. To learn about him and his art visit www.coreybarksdale.com