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May is Mental Health Awareness Month

Here are a selection of books related to mental health that are available to download. Come in to the Youth Services Department to see the many other books we have on this topic in the library….

Penguin, Koala, and Fox reading a story on a sunny day

Spring Story Times!

Registration is now open! Join us for stories, songs, fingerplays, movement, and much more during these virtual story times live on Zoom or outdoor in-person story times on our Youth Terrace….

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Listen to all 10 episodes, so far, of My Father’s Dragon! Do you love listening to stories? Check out our new podcast for families! Families of all ages can listen in each week to a chapter or two from a classic children’s story….


April is National Poetry Month

Check out this selection of poetry books available to download or come in and visit us for many more on the shelves!


Black History Month

Check out these titles available to download or many more available online and in the Youth Department.



  • Face of Japanese American girl in front of a red curtain with a pencil, notebook, space helmet, cat, and basketball floating above her head
    Dream, Annie, Dream
  • Blonde boy with glasses wearing a backpack and holding a pie
    Honestly Elliott
  • African American girl holding a chick hatching out of an egg
    Just Right Jillian
  • Side profile of a head of a girl with eyes closed
    A Kind of Spark
  • A preteen girl stands on the left, with London behind her. A boy stands on the right with New York City behind him.
    Glitter Gets Everywhere
  • Child standing between trees facing a house
    Too Bright to See
  • Book cover with girl playing fiddle next to a dog. In the background is a walled-in desert city with a storm raging behind it.
  • Girl floating on her back in a pool
  • Boy wearing tank top, shorts, and cape in a superman pose
    Stuntboy, in the Meantime
  • Large head of wolf open mouthed toward girl with red cape
    Beasts and Beauty: Dangerous Tales
  • Identical idyllic houses sit along a street, with vines and flowers growing haphazardly over just one house.
  • Small young man stands facing enormous dragon against backdrop of futuristic city.
    Battle Dragons: City of Thieves