Award Winning Books for Kids and Teens

See what won this year’s most distinguished awards for children’s and teen literature – the Newbery, Caldecott, Coretta Scott King, Printz, and more!

Homework Help

Summer Reading Refresh

Need another look at your school summer reading list? Check them out here, and stop by if you need a copy.

Gender Pronouns: Why They Matter

Pronouns: why do we use them, and how do they encourage inclusion, diversity, and acceptance? Read this post to learn more about the significance of pronouns and find resouces on gender and inclusion from our collections.

pile of books with text: Reading gives us someplace to go when we have to stay where we are" Mason Cooley

High School Summer Reading 2021

Click on the cover image to reserve your summer reading title. Summer Reading List Grades 9 & 10 Summer Reading List Grades 11 & 12

Pandemic Peace & Promise Photo Project. Creating a community-wide digital archive. Background: small green and grey prarie warbler perched on bare branch.

Pandemic Peace and Promise Photo Project

A community-wide project for posterity! It’s been a year since the pandemic upended our lives. Let’s mark that occasion by documenting what’s brought us peace and helped us maintain our sense of promise during this strange time. What’s brought you hope and peace?