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Black History Month: Books

Library Books

  • The following books offer a snapshot of different points in Black American history and include nonfiction, biographies and autobiographies, and essay collections, fiction, and poetry written by Black American writers.
  • Even though the library buildings are closed for normal services due to COVID-19, you can place print books on hold for pick-up in the library lobby of Merced or by appointment at the library in Los Baños.
  • Use OneSearch, the library catalog, to place holds and search for more books.

Nonfiction

Biography & Autobiography

Essays & Speeches

Fiction

Children's & Young Adult

Poetry