skip to Main Content

10 Books To Get Kids Hype For The Summer Olympics

The Summer Olympics are almost here and the Youth Services department has a list of books to engage young readers in this special competition. From a mystery novel set at the Tokyo Summer Olympics (written by Olympic medalists, the Shibutani…

Read More

Family Nature Scavenger Hunt Challenge

Hunt for interesting things in the natural world and hone your nature photography on our family scavenger hunt! We will give you a map and what to look for, as well as access to a Padlet for sharing pictures of…

Read More

Celebrate Disability Pride Month with Great Kidlit Books

July is Disability Pride Month! What is disability pride? According to the National Council on Independent Living (NCIL), “Disability Pride is the idea that people with disabilities should be proud of their disabled identity. People with disabilities are the largest…

Read More

Juneteenth Books and Crafts for Young Readers

We already have a Juneteenth blog post with some great articles about the history of Juneteenth, book and movie suggestions, and also some local events, but the Youth Services department wanted to provide resources specifically for young readers and families…

Read More

Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month

During the month of May, the Library celebrates Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month. We will recognize the contributions and influence of Asian Americans and Pacific Islander Americans by sharing books for all ages through out the month. We…

Read More

Pride 2021

June is Pride Month, a celebration of the LGBTQIA+ community and a commemoration of the New York City Stonewall riots in 1969. To celebrate Pride Month, we have assembled a list of resources, book and movie recommendations, events, and activities.…

Read More

Spotlight on Local Black Kidlit Authors

Happy Black History Month! While you should of course be reading Black authors year-round, Black History Month is the perfect time to support and learn about new-to-you Black writers. The Library staff has already shared a wonderful list of recommended…

Read More

National Racial Day of Healing

Today we honor the National Day of Racial Healing to forward collective action to create a more equitable world. The National Day of Racial Healing was created in 2017 by more than 500 leaders around the United States.  There have…

Read More

Make Reading a Habit in 2021

If you are looking for a great way to add more regular reading in your child's life, check out these two reading incentive programs. Regular reading to and with your child gives them a strong foundation for learning how to…

Read More