The Makara Library Collection

Reading empowers individuals, and access to knowledge is key to a healthy society.  The Makara Library specializes in books that promote a variety of perspectives, including narratives by people of color, immigrants, Muslims, the LGBTQ community, and other underrepresented groups.  Readers can also check-out a variety of general interest books including  cookbooks, children's books, art catalogs, thrillers, and recent bestsellers.

Based on reader requests, we are focusing our collection development in the following genres:

  • Graphic novels
  • Manga
  • YA Fantasy & Science-Fiction
  • Horror

If you would like to donate books in these categories, please contact us at