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Palaces for the People, Eric Klinenberg
The 2022 One Book, One Community program focused on Eric Klinenberg's book, Palaces for the People, which explores how shared spaces can positively impact society. In his book, Klieneberg reminds us that democracy is fortified by people coexisting together in public and that public spaces can produce community, belonging, and unity.
Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You, Jason Reynolds
The selection for 2021's program is national bestseller Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You by Jason Reynolds and Ibram X. Kendi. The book shines a light on the many insidious forms of racist ideas--and on ways readers can identify and stamp out racist thoughts in their daily lives. Swem Library and Williamsburg Regional Library have multiple copies of the book available for check-out, as well as the e-book.