Fanwood Memorial Library: Working Towards Justice
As we grieve the racial wounds that have plagued our nation for far too long, we stand in solidarity with the Black community, Fanwood citizens, and those committed to a just and peaceful society.
READ THE FULL STATEMENT BY THE FML BOARD OF TRUSTEES HERE…
Many of the books mentioned below are available as eBooks and audiobooks through eLibraryNJ / Libby.
Reading Recommendations for Adults
- Publishers Weekly Non-Fiction Antiracist Reading List
- NY Times Reading Recommendations from Black Cultural Figures
- An Antiracist Reading List
Antiracism Resources for Kids
- A NJ teacher’s viral list of books on racism, diversity, self-love, empowerment, history, education, and understanding
- Books to Start a Conversation About Race and Resistance
- The Coretta Scott King Book Awards
- NY Times list of Antiracist Books for Kids
- Diverse Books Resources for Race, Equality and Inclusion
- Crazy Quilts
- Teaching Tolerance-racism-protest.html
- Helping Kids Rise
- KidLit Community Rally for Black Lives
- The Joint Committee for Truth, Racial Healing, and Transformation was created by the mayors and councils of Scotch Plains and Fanwood, in partnership with the Board of Education, and Social Justice Matters. The TRHT Joint Committee was organized to do the hard work in our communities to live up to the ideal of being the truly welcoming and inclusive towns that we imagine that we are, or would like to be.
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Dial-in by phone: (872) 240-3412
Access code: 201 378 181