The United Nations General Assembly designated January 27—the anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau—as International Holocaust Remembrance Day.
On this annual day of commemoration, the UN urges every member state to honor the six million Jewish victims of the Holocaust and millions of other victims of Nazism and to develop educational programs to help prevent future genocides. To find out more, click here.
Find our OverDrive/Libby reading list here.
Thursday, January 27th
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Join us for a visit from author Michelle Bisson to discuss her book, Hedy's Journey: The True Story of a Hungarian Girl Fleeing the Holocaust (Library Collection / eBook / Hoopla). This event is for children in fourth grade and up, including adults.
Children's Reading List
Benno and the Night of Broken Glass by Meg Wiviott
Hidden: A Child’s Story of the Holocaust by Loic Dauvillier
The Cats In Krasinski Square by Karen Hesse
The Hidden Children by Howard Greenfeld
We Will Not Be Silent by Russell Freedman
The Butterfly by Patricia Polacco