Something we all share at Alexandria is a love for books and reading, which means there’s no shortage of recommendations around here. Since Halloween is just around the corner, we’ve compiled a list of fun and eerie books with options for all ages.
From Hurston to Douglass to Morrison to Truth to Hughes, the rich history of African-American literature is full of inspiration, prose, and insight. Celebrate in style by decorating your library with these posters inspired by some of the key figures of Black History Month.
In our perfect world, there’s a pot full of books at the end of the rainbow…ok, ok, we’ll take the gold too. We can’t promise the luck o’ the Irish if you hang these posters in your library, but we do promise that it will inspire and encourage your patrons to read!
Women’s Day is recognized across the globe to inspire and empower girls and women. In some countries, the day is as celebrated as Mother’s Day in the United States! We set aside this day to recognize the cultural, social, political, and economic contributions of daughters, sisters, mothers, and grandmothers from all walks of life.
Inaugurated by the Academy of American Poets in 1996, National Poetry Month has evolved into the one of the largest observances of literary achievement in the world! These coordinated posters feature just a sampling from some of the most celebrated poets of recent history.