Riverfront Library and Crestwood Library will reopen Monday, March 8. We plan to reopen Will Library on Wednesday, March 10. For more information visit ypl.org/update.

YPL Reads Together for Black History Month

Join the Yonkers Public Library  community  in reading  together to celebrate the achievements and  history of African Americans during Black History Month.  The staff has chosen some fiction and non-fiction titles for adults, teens and children, available  in both print and e-book format.

You can also  register for our Winter Reading Challenge at READsquared.com.  Each book logged, wins a raffle ticket towards a fire kindle. 

Adult Fiction 
American Marriage by Tayari Jones
Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead

Adult Non-Fiction  
Between The World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates   
Just Mercy by Bryan Stevenson 

Young Adult
Dread Nation by Justina Ireland 
Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi
Far from the Tree by Robin Benway 

Young Adult Non-Fiction
Turning 15 on the Road to Freedom by Linda Blackmon Lowry

For Younger Readers(Pre-K-3rd grade)
We March by Shane W. Evans
Amazing Grace by Mary Hoffman
Sulwe by Lupita Nyong’o  

For Older Readers(4th grade and up)
The Watsons Go to Birmingham by Christopher Paul Curtis
Crossover by Kwame Alexander 
Class Act by Jerry Craft  

For All Ages
Undefeated by Kwame Alexander 
Through My Eyes by Ruby Bridges  
Kamala Harris Rooted in Justice by Nikki Grimes