Ice Cream In Dish

Youth Summer Reading Finale Party!

Celebrate another great year of Summer Reading on Wednesday, July 31!  Ice cream will be available in the Story Room from 1-2 p.m. then The Gratitude Steel Band performs from 2-3 p.m.

This day is the last opportunity for kids to enter the Grand Prize drawing.  Winners will be notified in August….

Book cover for The Way Back Home by Oliver Jeffers

Braille Enhanced StoryWalk

Read a story while walking around the library! Readers of all ages and abilities can enjoy The Way Back Home by Oliver Jeffers in a series of 16 stations throughout the library. Each panel is a 2-page spread from the story, beginning with the first panel at the front of the Youth Services Room. Follow the numbered stations around the Youth Room,…

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Last Family Story Time of the Summer!

Join us for one last Family Story Time this summer on Tuesday, July 30 at 10 a.m.  All ages are welcome as we share stories, songs, stretches, crafts, and out-of-this-world fun!…

Space Girl 1

Middle grade booktalking lists!

We have been busy visiting many 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, and 8th grade classrooms talking about some fantastic books and our Summer Reading Program! Here are copies of the student handouts with some of our favorite titles from this past year along with upcoming summer events:

4th – 6th grade handout

7th –


Librarian Recommendations for grades PreK-8!

Need a reading suggestion?  Check out these lists, full of hand-picked titles by your BTPL Youth Services Librarians!  We also have brochures with 101 books for every grade in the Youth Room when you visit the library.  Want more personalized recommendations?  Fill out our Online Reading Form and we’ll email you with up to 10 suggestions within a week. …



  • New Kid
    New Kid
  • Girl Of The Southern Sea
    Girl of the Southern Sea
  • Shouting At The Rain
    Shouting at the Rain
  • Afterwards
    The Afterwards
  • Meet Yasmin
    Meet Yasmin!
  • Orangeforthesunsets
    Orange for the Sunsets
  • Bridgehome
    The Bridge Home
  • Running Through Sprinklers
    Running Through Sprinklers
  • The Simple Art Of Flying
    The Simple Art of Flying
  • A Monster Like Me
    A Monster Like Me
  • The Portal
    The Portal
  • Because Of The Rabbit
    Because of the Rabbit