Reading can often open our minds to the experiences of others in ways that our individual lived experience cannot. After the most recent election in the United States many libraries and readers have united to recommend books that can help counter voices of prejudice and ignorance. #Resist.
Here is a selection of links to inform and inspire:
ICYMI: Libraries Across Borders List – Books that Trump will never read – but you should
11 Books to Helps Us Make it Through a Trump Presidency
Donald Trump is afraid of Books
Libraries Resist: A round-up of Tolerance, Social Justice and Resistance in US Libraries
San Francisco Public Library’s We Love Diverse Books program:
But, what about fake news, you ask? Try these:
How to spot fake news:
A Policy Proposal for driving out fake news and promoting better sources of journalism:
Has your library used any of these ideas or similar to create displays, book lists or other RA activities? Tell us in the comments.