The library is closed for Independence Day, but the reading doesn’t have to stop. Check out the options available from your library and exercise your freedom to read!
Ebooks and e-audiobooks from 3M Cloud Library are available 24/7, free with your valid Chandler Library card. Check out these Revolutionary War-related titles suggested by Off the Shelf, or browse for your own!
1776, by David McCullough
A leading historian brings to life this crucial year in American history.
The Traitor’s Wife, by Allison Pataki
This historical novel reveals the mastermind behind Benedict Arnold’s treason.
Benjamin Franklin, by Walter Isaacson
A vivid and witty biography of a man who kept reinventing himself.
Do some historical research of your own with U.S. History in Context. Bringing together articles from magazines, journals, and reference books, as well as primary source material, U.S. History in Context gives you much more and more authoritative information than you could get for free with a Google search - and it’s at no charge to you as a Chandler Library card holder. Just log in with your library card and PIN numbers, then find the American Revolution topic highlight under “Wars and Conflicts” or search for your own topic.
Don’t forget about the Summer Reading Program! There’s still time to get started, or to keep logging your reading time. Kids, teens, and adults can read to win prizes and/or entries into the grand prize drawing. Create a login to track your reading online, and come in when the library’s open to pick up your prizes. The Summer Reading Program ends August 1.