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.

January Booklists    |        December Booklists    |         November Booklists          


January Booklists


Sing Along with Books

But I can't sing! I don't remember the words! I don't know the tune!" Doesn't matter! You can sing with your kids and they won't care--in fact, they'll love it.


BEDTIME IS CANCELLED

Is bedtime in your house met with great reluctance? Enjoy this list of picture books as you discuss with your little one why the much resisted bedtime is actually quite important.


GREAT READS FOR A CLASSROOM VISIT

When you're invited to read a book to a classroom of early elementary school children the pressure is on to choose a great read-aloud story. Any of the titles on this list are sure to be a success during your next classroom visit.


EXPERIMENTING WITH SCIENCE

Would you like to perform a science experiment? After checking out these kid- and family-friendly books, my hypothesis is you and your family will have a great time learning about science together.


December Booklists


MAD ABOUT MINECRAFT

The creative and building aspects of Minecraft allow players to build constructions out of textured cubes in a 3D world. There's so much to do. Here you will find a list of all the best books out there to assist you from crafting to design ideas, to tricks and seeds. Enjoy!


READ THE MOVIE

There are always going to be books that are being made into movies, and we love to read them before they get the big-screen treatment as much as you do. 


"RED" ANY GOOD BOOKS LATELY?

I don't know what the book was called, but I know the cover was red.


CHOCOLIT: YOUR FAVORITE BOOKS ABOUT CHOCOLATE

Chocolate is a delicious thing, and even more yummy when its in your favorite book.  these reads will certainly give you a craving for the ooey gooey sweet stuff.


November Booklists


CHOOSE YOUR OWN ADVENTURE!

Exactly what it sounds like!  These books allow you to be the main character and make your own stories and adventures based on the choices you make.


DELIGHTFUL DINOSAUR READS

Children are fascinated with dinosaurs. They want to know all about them and they learn the names of the different kinds of dinosaurs very quickly. Here are some factual books about dinosaurs and a couple of fiction stories, too.


TRAINS, TRAINS, TRAINS

Everyone knows trains are one of a toddler's favorite moving objects.  Satisfy even the most enthusiastic train lover with these books.


MAKE SOME TIME FOR STORIES IN RHYME

Want to make reading together even more fun? Add some rhyming picture books to the mix! Well-written rhymes are easy to read, hear, and remember and offer lots of giggles when you and your little one say them together. Here are some of the very best.