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CMAP Library Reads – March

Every month, librarians share books they are excited about with the members of the Center for Modern Aging Princeton.

Janie’s Picks

Janie has a soft spot for Canadian books, contemporary & historical fiction, memoirs, short stories, and psychological thrillers.

Black History For Kids

A selection of books for kids about Black creators and leaders, historical events and movements, and more.

Jordan’s Picks

Jordan has a passion for diverse literary journeys that transcend time and genre boundaries.

LGBTQIA+ Pride for Kids

Celebrate and explore the history of Pride with a selection of children’s books that highlight LGBTQIA+ experiences and stories.

Hispanic Heritage for Kids

Explore titles that highlight the Hispanic/Latinx experience, storytellers and artists, and history and culture.

Disability Pride for Kids

Celebrate, read, and learn about Disability Pride in July and all year long with these selections of books for kids.

Cliff’s Picks

A scholar of Greek & Latin Classics, Cliff’s reading tastes inevitably trend toward literature, philosophy, history, & criticism.

Hispanic Heritage for Teens

Celebrate the varied histories and cultures of people from Hispanic and Latin-American backgrounds with this list of books that hi

LGBTQIA+ Pride for Teens

Celebrate and explore the history of Pride with this selection of teens books that highlight LGBTQIA+ experiences and stories.

Black History for Teens

Nonfiction and fiction books for teens on Black creators and leaders, historical events and movements.

Memorial Day

Memorial Day, commemorated on the last Monday of May, is a day to honor the men and women who have died in military service.

Dana’s Picks

Dana enjoys action movies, sports, traveling, and a great story or book of any kind.

Erica’s Picks

Erica enjoys contemporary & historical fiction, memoirs, and essay collections.

Exploring Labor Day

The first Monday in September marks Labor Day, a federal holiday in the United States.

Female AAPI Voices

We’ve gathered a handful of extraordinary female AAPI voices. Any of the books very well may become your next favorite read.

Frederick Douglass Day

Although Douglass was born into bondage, and never knew his birthdate, he chose to celebrate every year on February 14th.

Irish-American Heritage Month

Discover a variety of books, both fiction and non-fiction, about the Irish in America and also penned by Irish-American authors.

Ji Hae’s Picks

Ji Hae loves to peruse cookbooks and food memoirs and has a personal interest in books on the American immigrant experience.

Kim’s Picks

Kim has a preference for nonfiction, particularly history, science and and nature, communication, and issues around civil rights.

Kristin’s Picks

A fan of literary fiction, poetry, memoirs, and short stories, Kristin has led the library’s fiction group for well over a decade.

Migrations in Black History

Explore these nonfiction books on migration: to new places, social realities, professional spheres, to adulthood, and more.

Olympics Stories

The Olympic Games bring astounding athletic feats, political turmoil, and unexpected twists.

Read It and Eat

Pair your reading with an ideal recipe, cookbook, or food-related resource.

Andrew’s Picks

Andrew has a soft spot for works that explore that explore the absurd and irrational aspects of the human condition.

Women in STEM

Discover just a handful of the women and girls who have made great discoveries and continue to shape the world today.

Woodstock, Music, and 1969

Books, music, and movies to give you the background story of the music scene in 1969 and the lasting legacy of Woodstock.

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