Readers’ Advisory

Looking for a lighthearted book series for your early reader? Check out the Katie Woo books! These books feature friendly, colorful illustrations, and there are several spin-off series as well as the original books. Follow Katie's adventures as she and her friends learn about the...

If you have experienced loss, you may be familiar with the analogy of grief as a ball that slowly shrinks over time. While everyone experiences loss differently, stories can be one way to help you cope and shrink the ball of grief over time. Here...

We’re doing a gift card giveaway for adults who are working on the 2021 Reading Challenge!  Participate to Win Join the 2021 Adult Reading Challenge and work on your reading goals to be eligible to win during the month of April. There are two ways to enter:...

The patron saint of Ireland, Saint Patrick died on March 17 in the year 461 CE. Since that time, people in Ireland and Irish people around the world observe this day as St Patrick’s Day and they celebrate him and his accomplishments. Library Resources Here are some...

These books celebrate Black girl empowerment. From their curls to their imagination, these books show that Black women are capable of doing anything they aspire to and believe in! Bedtime Bonnet by Nancy Amanda Redd and Nneka Myers As family members braid, brush, twirl, roll, and tighten...

Throughout the month of March, we'll feature fascinating true stories of women throughout history. Put these titles on hold, or stop by the library to check them out! [wpgenially]https://view.genial.ly/603d2f50c0314c0cfd70ae1e/interactive-image-interactive-image[/wpgenially]...

Love stories about mythical creatures? Check out these chapter books, full of adventures with dragons! The Dragon with a Chocolate Heart by Stephanie Burgis Although Aventurine is a dragon, she's too young and small to fly outside of her cave. But when she encounters a traveller who feeds...

February is Black History Month! This is usually a time to read about the historic accomplishments and contributions made by Black people in medicine, culture, science, business, and social justice. It's also a time to learn about the struggles they faced due to slavery, and...

Black History Month  Black History Month is a great time to celebrate the history and culture of African-Americans. PGTPL recently received a grant from Indiana Humanities and the Lilly Endowment, Inc. to purchase materials to advance racial equity. Today we're featuring five books from that collection...

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