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Women’s History Month | Willa Brown

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Willa Brown became the first Black woman to be licensed as a private pilot in the U.S. in 1938. That same year, Brown and her husband Cornelius Coffey opened the Coffey School of Aeronautics at Harlem Airport outside of Chicago. Their school was the first flight school owned and operated by African Americans. While the […]

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March 10th is World Kidney Day!

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Did you know? March 10th is World Kidney Day! Click right here for a brief, 2-minute video featuring kidney-related health information from the most trustworthy medical resource available – Medline Plus – from the National Library of Medicine. If you would like to learn more about using Medline Plus, contact Angelica at arodriguez@chboothlibrary.org to set […]

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S.A.D.E Read Aloud

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Join us Saturday, April 23rd, from 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm for NHS’s Students Advocating for Diversity & Equity’s Antiracism Read Aloud Initiative! This meeting we’ll read Our Skin: A First Conversation About Race. Stay tuned after the reading for station activities, discussion, and lots of fun! This program is open to elementary students grades K-4. All participants will receive a copy of Our Skin that […]

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Author Storytimes in April

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Saturday, April 2 @11am:  Megan Shaughnessy:  Art and Imagination Join artist and author, Megan Shaughnessy for a reading of her picture book, “Orla & Otis:  Lost & Found” followed by a hands-on creative art project for children ages 3-6 and their caregivers. When Megan’s young son lost confidence in his ability to use his imagination […]

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Women’s History Month

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Women’s History Month is a celebration of women’s contributions to history, culture and society and has been observed annually in the month of March in the United States since 1987. Why not read a book about a famous woman during the month of March? Click here to read about some female American trailblazers. List courtesy […]

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Library and Community Newsletter

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Every Sunday morning library the C.H. Booth Library sends out a digital newsletter with upcoming library events and community announcements. Click here to view the Week of March 7 newsletter. Do you want to receive library news in your email inbox? Click to sign up for emails.

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