A listing of books, movies and music created just for you by our librarians.  Check back frequently to see if we’ve added anything new!  If you want to look at any of our other lists from last year click here.

OCTOBER     SEPTEMBER    |       AUGUST       


October Booklists


TIME TO GO BACK TO SCHOOL

Already feeling the back-to-school blues creeping up? Brush them away with this list of back-to-school books that'll get you and your kids excited to hear the bell ring. 


I HEART NYC

We're so close to New York City and being able to read books to kids that reflect their experiences growing up in a diverse urban neighborhood, but these books can be enjoyed by everyone, whether you live in the city, country or suburbs.


FANTASTIC AMERICAN FOLKTALES

Kids adore folktales. And really, that is not surprising. Folklore and fables get passed down for a reason. Folktales are an important way for us to connect with our shared history and pass down cultural values from generation to generation.


SEE THE WORLD WITH YOUR FAVORITE EXPLORER

Feed your imagination and see yourself making daring journeys to new places and becoming the heroes of their own stories. 


September Booklists


Make Math Fun

Some of these don’t seem like math books at all. Stories of magic pots or money that grows on trees are so enchanting, kids don’t realize they’re learning. So without further ado, here are some of the most wonderful math books for kids. Enjoy!


GO, GO, GIRL DETECTIVE

Nancy Drew cracked her first case in 1930, long before anyone coined the term “middle-grade.”It’s safe to say that 8-12 year olds are prime candidates for fun detective stories, and ol’ Nance isn’t the only game in town anymore! So we’ve compiled a list of series starring girl sleuths, for kids of any gender.


NOT SO SCARY MONSTERS

Ahhhh! Eeeek! Oh no! What's that noise?! Are you looking for some reads that won't give your little people the frights? Monsters aren't always scary; in fact, sometimes they are silly and sweet. Check out a few favorite not-so-scary monsters stories.


Books your parents loved as kids

Ever wonder what mom and dad loved to read at your age?  Check out some of their favorite books, and maybe fall in love with one yourself.


August Booklists


ROCKIN' READS

Libraries Rock, and so do our books!


A GAGGLE OF GIGGLES

Every young reader deserves something just for fun — so jump into these recommended books with a smile!


IT'S SUMMER VACATION

The bell has rung, and you've got the entire summer to do as you please.  And what's better than relaxing outside with a good book?


Wild and Wonderful

Discover the wild, the weird and the wonderful animals of the air, sea and sky!