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Lafayette In the Somewhat United States By: Sarah Vowell “How did the Marquis de Lafayette win over the stingiest, crankiest tax protesters in the history of the world?” High school history students know that the Marquis de Lafayette was the most important French guy in the American Revolution. That’s...

Hip Hop Family Tree Vol. 1 By Ed Piskor “Being in an Ed Piskor comic is cool enough to freeze hot water.” - Fab Five Freddy This graphic novel begins in mid-1970’s. DJ Cool Herc is spinning records in a South Bronx rec room, using two of the same...

Hamilton: An American Musical [Soundtrack] By: Lin-Manuel Miranda “You have no control Who lives, who dies Who tells your story” Hamilton: An American Musical is the unlikely and tumultuous story of Treasury Secretary Alexander Hamilton, set to a heart-pounding mix of rap, hip-hop, R&B, British invasion pop, and traditional...

Pride Pride (2014) opens in the summer of 1984. The British miners are on strike in a bitter stalemate with Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher. Moved to action by the way the strikers are being trounced in the press, an unlikely group of activists decides to help,...

Both library locations will close at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, November 22 and reopen at 9:00 a.m. on Friday, November 24.