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MLA responds to recent events

The Maine Library Association stands against all forms of racism and hatred.

Here is a compiled list of resources, books, and websites to help drive change and promote healing:

University of New England Anti-Racism Reading List

https://library.une.edu/blog/2020/06/02/antiracism-reading-list/ 

Children’s books to support conversations on race, racism and resistance

https://www.embracerace.org/resources/26-childrens-books-to-support-conversations-on-race-racism-resistance?fbclid=IwAR1hrjoiy8ydg6c4uH_se1IUPJnnuGROPz1IYL6Q3FlnfXRTZZSPxQcUmsY 

Anti-Racism for Kids 101: Starting to talk about race

https://booksforlittles.com/racial-diversity/

Teaching Tolerance – Free Webinars

https://www.tolerance.org/professional-development/webinars 

Advancing Racial Equity in Your Library

http://www.ala.org/pla/education/onlinelearning/webinars/ondemand/racialequity 

Covid-19 Prevention Badge

This badge signifies that the library meets the guidelines for re-opening put forth by the Maine CDC and library task force.

Curbside (parking lot) Service Information

Beginning Tuesday, June 2nd the library will “re-open” for curbside (parking lot) service. The library building will remain closed to the public. Library hours: Tuesday through Friday – 10:00 AM to 7:00 PMSaturday – 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM Ways to request materials By phone during library hours By email at info@ooblibrary.org By Facebook messenger… [Read More]

Looking for copies of Wildfire Loose

If anyone has a copy of Wildfire Loose that they’ve already finished, we’d appreciate you dropping them in the book drop at the library. We’ve had requests for copies from individuals and book groups that are interested in reading this book. If anyone hasn’t read this yet and would like to please let us know… [Read More]