Readers’ Advisory

The Olympics have returned! The 2021 Tokyo Olympics begin on Friday, July 23 with the opening ceremony and run until Sunday, August 8. After a year’s delay, athletes and spectators alike are eager for the competition to resume. To learn more about the Olympics itself,...

We are always adding new books to our collection in the Children's Room! Here are some recent favorite picture books and early readers. Picture Books Perfect Pigeons by Katherine Battersby The perfect pigeons are all alike, except for that one who is happy to be different. Maybe the...

Love sports and learning about famous athletes? We have two non-fiction books that are perfect for young fans! Then, check out some other recommended reads! Women in Sports by Rachel Ignotofsky From skateboarding to gymnastics, this book introduces 50 female athletes spanning over forty sports! Starting in...

The Four Winds by Kristin Hannah is one of the year's big hits! This New York Times Bestseller has circulated through book clubs across the nation. If you liked The Four Winds, try out these similar books! Click each book title to place a hold...

Every June, LGBTQIA (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer/Questioning, Intersex, Asexual) Pride Month honors the history, progress, and continued efforts of LGBTQIA activists, communities, and individuals around the world. Throughout the month, parades, festivals, workshops, and other celebratory and educational events take place to bring people...

In the past few years, we have noticed a trend of informational picture books about animals. We love the mixture of creative storytelling, beautiful artwork, and lots of facts about all kinds of creatures, large and small! Here are a few of our favorites that...

Julie and the Phantoms: The Edge of Great, by Micol Ostow, is the book adaptation of the Netflix series of the same name. This book is about Julie Molina who, like her father and brother, has just experienced the passing of her mother. Julie is on...

2021 Adult Reading Challenge Have you ever found yourself reading the same type of book over and over again? Do you tend to read the same genre or author? If so, join our 2021 Reading Challenge today! We've put together a list of 18 prompts to...

It’s time to vote for the 2021 Indiana Firefly Awards! What: The Indiana Firefly Award is an annual award for books for young children. Children read and vote on the books, and the book with the most votes wins! The books are available to check out...

  Twelve-year-old Maya prefers reading comic books over doing her math homework. But when strange things start happening in her neighborhood, her normal life is turned upside down.  It starts when all the color drains out of the world, as if someone sucked it away through a...