Check out a Children’s Read-Along eBook from cloudLibrary today! Read-Alongs are a new picture book reading experience sure to captivate young readers. They are eBooks with professionally-recorded narration that plays along while your child reads. Many Read-Along eBooks will highlight text as the narrator reads, so kids can follow along. With the new Read-Along feature, […]
Archives for December 2019
Cultivating Mindfulness in Children
You can work with your children to cultivate mindfulness. This is, much like any exercise, something that requires practice. The practice of mindfulness can help your child promote happiness and relieve stress. They also will gain benefits further in their life to help them in their school and work life. You can focus on general […]
What’s Happening with Your Favorite Juvenile Series?
Have you been waiting on the edge of your seat for the next book in your favorite bestselling book series? Check out these noteworthy juvenile sequels that are on our shelves. All titles are also available digitally in cloudLibrary.
Staff Picks 2019 – Adult Fiction
We close out our 2019 Staff Picks with our most popular category: Adult Fiction. These 31 titles include mysteries, family sagas, historical fiction, sci-fi, fantasy, and translations. See other Staff Picks for 2019 here.
Staff Picks 2019 – Adult Nonfiction
This year’s Adult Nonfiction Staff Picks highlight 18 books that include titles focused on true crime, celebrity memoirs, and climate change, as well as tales from a mortician and a psychotherapist. See other Staff Picks for 2019 here.
Staff Picks 2019 – Young Adult Books
The Young Adult books our staff loved best this year include graphic novels, fantasy, and coming of age novels. See other Staff Picks for 2019 here.
Staff Picks 2019: Children’s Books
As we head into the end of the year — and the end of the decade! — it’s time for our annual Staff Picks. This is the fifth year we’ve asked staff to name their favorite books published in the calendar year. Here are the children’s books they enjoyed most. See other Staff Picks for […]
Let’s Play School! A Badge Program for Kids, Ages 3 to 5
We’re thrilled to announce our new badge program for children ages 3—5: Let’s Play School! With Let’s Play School children can complete challenges to earn cloth patches, and they’ll have fun while working on core language, motor, and cognitive skills. Visit your branch to pick up Let’s Play School activity cards or download them from […]
Our Stories Begin With You. Help Us to Write the Next Chapter.
Every day at the library, we see hundreds of stories unfold at our branches: a child discovers the love of reading; a caregiver learns how to better assist an aging parent; a local nonprofit meets in our conference room… We are proud to be a part of your story and grateful for the many ways […]