Libraries Transform Book Pick

Exciting news: the #LibrariesTransform Book Pick digital reading program is back! Join Seward Memorial Library and book lovers nationwide in reading and discussing it online using the hashtag #LTBookPick.

Ebook copies available September 14-28 without any waitlists or holds.
You will only need a library card and the Libby app to borrow and read the ebook.


Ambitious and masterfully wrought, Lauren Francis-Sharma’s Book of the Little Axe is an incredible journey, spanning decades and oceans from Trinidad to the American West during the tumultuous days of warring colonial powers and westward expansion.

Book of the Little Axe Reading Group Guide (DOCX)

Booklist interview with author with Lauren Francis-Sharma

The selection of “Book of the Little Axe” for the Libraries Transform Book Pick was made in consultation with experts at Booklist. The digital reading program is a collaboration between the American Library Association (ALA) and OverDrive. Additional information can be found at

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