Anti-racist book club launching this week

The Austin branch of the Chicago Public Library will host an anti-racist book club via Zoom on Wednesday, Oct. 28 to discuss Mikki Kendall’s book “Hood Feminism: Notes from the Women That a Movement Forgot.” Meetings in November and December to discuss other anti-racist books have been scheduled.

Austin library branch reopens Monday

Check out the faster computers, teen space, new front desk and more starting at 12 p.m. Feb. 5, 5615 W. Race Ave. At 3:30 p.m. Feb. 7, there will be refreshments, book giveaway for kids, button and craft making, followed by a concert at 4 p.m.