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July 1, 2022
Do you ever get bored? Do you ever struggle to find something fun to do? When you’re short on ideas or just looking for new adventures, the library has a plethora of books that will help get you out of a slump and back to having fun.
May 2, 2022
The world is a place of diversity, and that deserves to be shown with pride! Whether you identify as LGBTQ+ or are an ally, consider checking out one of these books that celebrate our uniqueness and showcase members of the LGBTQ+ community!
March 21, 2022
Many books we read are one story, following the same characters throughout. In a book full of short stories there may be different stories written by the same author or a collection of short stories written by different authors. It’s a great way t...
March 9, 2022
Reading fairy tales can be essential to building the imagination of young readers. Folk tales, meanwhile, can help illuminate life lessons and teach children about traditions held by people all over the world. This week, we’re featuring a variety ...
February 8, 2022
The Complete Encyclopedia of African American History is a four-book volume set that expertly provides information on consequential events and people, covering milestones and challenges met; most recently revised in 2018.
January 12, 2022
Non-fiction books and biographies can be a hard sell for young children to read due to their length, especially when there’s a new unicorn or dragon picture book you can read instead! Who can blame them? Introducing picture book biographies! They ...
December 15, 2021
Traveling back in time, with historical fiction for middle schoolers.
December 2, 2021
When the people of the Shinnecock Indian Nation greet each other they say, “Aquay” which means, “I see the light in you.” This phrase is a great reminder that when times get dark, and we begin to lose hope, each of us bears light on the inside tha...
November 15, 2021
Though it’s true that some graphic novels have superheroes, there are many narratives including manga, coming of age, environmental justice, fantasy, and non-fiction.
November 3, 2021
When Michigan's autumn arrives, the chilly, long cool nights always pair well with a good book. Here are five poetry collections whose rhythm and rhymes are perfect for reading aloud with elementary and middle schoolers.