A Statement from the Barrington Area Library: On Building An Engaged and Inclusive Community

Pride Month

Kanopy Video Streaming: Celebrate Pride Month list

Hoopla: LGBTQ+ Voices (audiobooks)

Hoopla: LGBTQ+ Pride Month (movies)

From our Youth Services blog: "Nine Books That Celebrate the LGBTQ Community For Pride Month and Beyond."

Local LGBTQ+ Resource List


Black Lives Matter

Libby: An Anti-Racism Reading List (e-books + audiobooks)

Kanopy - streaming video service

Black Lives Matter documentary list

Pioneering Black Filmmakers list

Celebrate Black Music list

Hoopla - digital audiobooks and streaming video

Conversations About Race - audiobooks

Movies On Race for Adults

From our Youth Services blog:

Black History Month Reading Lists
"Let's Talk About Racism: E-Books and Online Resources For Families."

"After The Rally: What Next?"

Watch the video of a conversation with Reverend Dr. Zina Jacque (Pastor, Community Church of Barrington) and Dr. Cynthia Armendariz-Maxwell (Principal, Sunny Hill School). These local thought leaders discuss their experiences, offer context, share their hopes, and give concrete suggestions to improve racial inclusion and equity in our community and the wider world. This Library program was originally held on Sunday, June 7, 2020.


National Hispanic Heritage Month

Aún más libros para niños y adolescentes

Aún más libros para adultos

E-Books para adultos

Explore Hispanic American Stories, Latin American Artists, Mexican, Cuban, and South American Cinema, y aún más películas with Kanopy streaming video service


Asian-American Pacific Islander Community

A Statement from the Barrington Area Library: We Stand With the AAPI Community

Web Resources:
Asian Americans Advancing Justice
Becoming an Upstander
Be The Change Barrington

Videos from the Courageous Community series:
Confronting Prejudice | With Jenan Mohajir, includes how to intervene safely and effectively
Becoming America | With Eric Liu of Citizen University and Aspen Institute
Love, Anger, & Apology | With Valarie Kaur, author of See No Stranger