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Extend Your Learning Throughout Black History Month

Black History Month provides a beginning opportunity to shine a light on your awareness of the Black experience. The Black experience is not limited to this single month of the year, nor can it be defined by a single narrative. Read and explore to learn, read to enjoy, and especially experience a variety of narratives to challenge your own personal growth through a deeper understanding.


Newmarket Public Library

Explore some great fiction and nonfiction works by Black authors, including books in every genre from literary fiction to personal memoirs.  Borrow an eBook or place a print book on hold for curbside pickup.

24 enjoyable and informative books by Black Authors:


Link here for fiction titles

Link here for non-fiction titles:


Link here for Identity Affirming Resources for Children:

Black-owned Bookstores

A Different Booklist: Click here to check it out

Knowledge Bookstore: Click here to visit the website

Black History

Teaching African Canadian History: TEACHING AFRICAN CANADIAN HISTORY - HOME (

Rella Black History Foundation: Rella Black History Foundation

Other Resources