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Children's Books to Celebrate St.Patrick's Day

You're in luck! We've put together a list of some of our favorite books to get your St.Patrick's Day celebrations started early. 

Click on the covers below to request these books from the library. 

March Is Women's History Month

Women’s History Month, which occurs every year in March, celebrates the extraordinary contributions of women to American history and culture.  In 1987, Congress declared March as National Women’s History Month and each year a special Presidential Proclamation is issued in honor of the national celebration.  The theme for 2021 National Women’s History Month captures the spirit of these challenging times.

Happy Birthday Judy Blume!

Today, February 12, is the birthday of the incredible Judy Blume! Writing for children, teens, and adults, Blume has published books for readers in every stage of life. Her books have sold over 85 million copies and have been translated into 32 languages.

Celebrate her birthday by reading, or re-reading, one of these classics. 

 

Are You Ready for Some Football?!?

This coming Sunday, February 7th, is Super Bowl Sunday!  Get ready with a few of our favorite football books!

All titles are available for curbside pickup.  Just click on the image and reserve the book.

 

Favorite Family Read Alouds

Reading as a family isn't just fun, it builds children's imaginations and vocabularies, and expands their worlds. 

Here are our top three tips for reading aloud with kids!

And the Caldecott Award Winners Are...

The 2021 Caldecott Award winning books were announced this morning! If you're looking to read the best of the best Children's picture books that 2020 had to offer, look no further. 

And the winners are...

Caldecott Medal Winner

READING ABOUT RBG’S LIFE AND LEGACY WITH KIDS

Learn about Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s life and legacy along with your children. These books for younger readers are perfect for sharing and starting discussions about current events.

For older children who want to learn more about this iconic American figure, the RBG documentary is streaming now on Kanopy.

WOMEN AND THE RIGHT TO VOTE!

This month, on August 18th, we celebrate the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th amendment, which granted women the constitutional right to vote.

 

To learn more about the long struggle and the many people who played a role, check out one the many wonderful books below.

LOOK UP! STARGAZING WITH KIDS

While a lot of activities look different this summer, you can still count on star gazing to be as fun as ever. Wait for a clear night, grab a blanket (and maybe the bug spray), then head outside and look up!

FANTASY & SCIENCE FICTION BEACH READS

August is traditionally a time when we get a chance to relax, and this often involves reading a book on the beach. I hope you all are able to find a sandy spot somewhere with 6 feet on all sides where you can sit back and enjoy some fun in the sun. If you’d like to take a trip to another world while you’re on the beach check out these fantasy and science fiction titles below that I think will hit the spot for some beach reading!

SHARK WEEK: JAWSOME BOOKS FOR KIDS

It’s Shark Week, which means it’s time to nerd out and learn about these incredible ocean dwellers! 

Use your library card to help your budding marine biologist access shark information with: