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LIBRARY HOURS

  Monday 10:00 AM 8:00 PM
  Tuesday 10:00 AM  5:00 PM
  Wednesday 10:00 AM 8:00 PM
  Thursday 10:00 AM 8:00 PM
  Friday 10:00 AM 5:00 PM
  Saturday 10:00 AM 4:00 PM
  Sunday CLOSED  
June, July and Aug. Sat hours - 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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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 (published this year in 2018) 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

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TumbleBook Library is an online collection of animated picture books that teach young children the joys of reading in a format they'll love.

 

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 October 16, 2018

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

Fiction:

Willing to Die by Lisa Jackson

Cat Chase the Moon by Shirley Rousseau Murphy

Tightrope by Amanda Quick

Murder on Trinity Place by Victoria Thompson

The 18th Abduction by James Patterson

Non-Fiction:

H. H. Holmes: the True History of the White City Devil by Adam Selzer

Firefighting: the Financial Crisis and its Lessons by Ben Bernanke

Defying Hitler: the Germans Who Resisted Nazi Rule by Gordon Thomas

The Second Mountain: the Quest For A Moral Life by David Brooks

The Art of Happy Moving by Ali Wenzke

Audio

Sweeping Up the Heart by Kevin Henkes

Internment by Samira Ahmed

Slayer by Kiersten White

Neon Prey by John Sandford

I Know Who You Are by Alice Feeney

Stone Bridges by Carla Neggers

The Wolf and the Watchman by Niklas Natt och Dag

Me For You by Lolly Winston

A Lethal Legacy by Heather Graham

California Girls by Susan Mallery

Movies

Artic

Escape Room

Destroyer

Justice League vs. the Fatal Five

Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

Nancy Drew and the Hidden Staircase

Escape at Dannemora

Glass

A Dog’s Way Home

Patrick

Children’s:

Bummer in the Summer! by Dan Gutman

Spill the Beans by Sarah Mlynowksi

Motor Mouse by Cynthia Rylant

The Hamilton-Burr Duel by Dan Gutman

Waylon!: the Most Awesome of All by Sara Pennypacker

Teen:

You Must Not Miss by Katrina Leno

Serious Moonlight by Jenn Bennett

Girls on the Verge by Sharon Biggs Waller

Funny, You Don’t Look Autistic by Michael McCreary

A Crystal of Time by Soman Chainani