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"The more you read, the more things you'll know. The more you learn, the more places you'll go.”
                                                            ~Dr. Seuss

 

New Books

Check out the list of most recent titles from bestselling authors here. Then visit the children's room at the library and let us help you find these books on our shelves!

 

Tumble Books

An online collection of animated picture books that teach young children the joys of reading in a format they'll love

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And now on-offer thru August 31, 2020...new TumbleBooks services are accessible without a library card from home! Click the buttons below to access these new resources with just one click whenever, how often, and on any device you want. Titles will be available instantly.

TumbleMath

Math ebooks for grades K-6

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TeenBookCloud

Ebooks for grades 7-12

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AudioBookCloud

Audiobooks for all ages

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Recommended Reading Lists

Recommended Picture Books

Recommended Books for Kindergarten-Grade 2

Recommended Books for Grade 2

Recommended Books for Grade 3 

Recommended Books for Grade 4

Recommended Books for Grade 5

 

More Recommended Reading Lists

Recommended Books for Preschool from ALSC

Recommended Books for Kindergarten-Grade 2 from ALSC

Recommended Books for Grades 3-5 from ALSC

Recommended Books for Grades 6-8 from ALSC

Recommended Books from Common Sense Media

More Recommended Books from ALSC 

Recommended Graphic Novels from ALSC

 

Still looking for a good book?

Try our database Novelist: K-8 for topics, titles, and authors you might like.

 

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What Can I Find in the Children's Room?

The Children’s Room has several different sections which are labeled when you walk in:

New BooksNew Books Kids

Fiction

Graphic Novels

Picture Books

Easy Readers: Choose Level 1 stories for children just learning to read, then gradually move up as they graduate to easy chapter books.

Non-Fiction: Information on animals, countries, history, science, and more. Easy Reader non-fiction is included in this section.

Biographies: Easy Reader biographies are also included here.

Board Books: Sturdy books for the littlest hands, in easy-to-access bins.

Movies: Check out Disney classics like "Cinderella" and "Snow White," plus look for DVDs featuring your children's favorite television characters like Doc McStuffins and Peppa Pig. PG-rated films are located in the Family section on the 3rd Floor.

Foreign Language: Books and DVDs in Spanish, plus materials in French, Italian, and German.Movies Kids

Parenting Collection (now shelved with Adult Non-Fiction): Current books on issues like discipline, autism, Common Core, and homeschooling.

Magazines: Includes children's, tween, and parenting magazines.

Music: A wide variety of children's music, plus Christmas CDs.

Audiobooks: New and classic books on CD for those long car trips to grandma's.

Read-Alongs: Perfect for beginning readers, these kits contain picture books and accompanying CDs.

 

 

 

 

Updated March 23, 2020

  1. Books
  2. Audio
  3. Movies
  4. Youth

Fiction:

The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse by Charlie Mackesy

When We Believed in Mermaids by Barbara O’Neal

Where the Forest Meets the Stars by Glendy Vanderah

Almost Just Friends by Jill Shalvis

The Decent Inn of Death by Rennie Airth

Non-Fiction:

Father of Lions by Louise Callaghan

Mengele by David G. Marwell

Slaying Goliath: the passionate resistance to privatization and the fight to save America's public schools by Diane Ravitch

The third rainbow girl: the long life of a double murder in Appalachia by Emma Copley Eisenberg

Tightrope: Americans reaching for hope by Nicholas D. Kristof

Audio

Boys & Sex by Peggy Orenstein

Hindsight by Iris Johansen

Into the Fire by Gregg Hurwitz

Last Day by Luanne Rice

The Museum of Desire by Jonathan Kellerman

The River Murders by James Patterson

Long Bright River by Liz Moore

Dear Edward by Ann Napolitano

Galway Girl by Ken Bruen

A long petal of the sea by Isabelle Allende

Movies

Code 8 Rated NR

Zombieland: Double Tap Rated R

The Addams Family Rated PG

Butterbean’s Café: Let’s Get Cooking! Rated NR

The Death & Life of John F. Donovan Rated R

Turkey Bowl Rated R

Mine 9 Rated NR

I See You Rated R

Pain and Glory Rated R

Terminator: Dark Fate Rated R

Children’s:

Baby Shark! by Steve Lewis

The Big Race Lace Case by Paul Dubois Jacobs

Boxitects by Kim Smith

The Button Book by Sally Nicholls

Catherine’s War by Julia Billet

Teen:

Black Girl Unlimited by Echo Brown

Blank Canvas: My So Called Artist’s Journey 1 by Akiko Higashimura

Dark and Deepest Red by Anna-Marie McLemore

A Heart So Fierce and Broken by Brigid Kemmerer

Just Breathe by Cammie McGovern