Farm animals reading a book over the sign Tails and Tales

Open Barn Partner Day

Saturday, June 19, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Visit your BTPL librarians at the Bowers School Farm! Find us in the farm gazebo for story times, a craft, & scavenger hunts around the farm for all ages. BTPL card holders can also pick up free admission tickets for this event at the Library’s Youth or Adult Services desk….

 
Realistic Fiction For Grades 4 6 Ms. Liz Is Holding The Starup Squad Picture Of Four Girls Starting A Lemonade Stand To Sell Lemonade

Book Talks!

Looking for something new and exciting to read this summer? Our Youth Librarians have some wonderful recommendations for you! Check out Ms. Liz’s video recommendations for realistic fiction! Some of her favorites include:

The Startup Squad by Brian Weisfeld
I Can Make This Promise by Christina Day
We Dream of Space by Erin Entrada Kelly

Realistic fiction not your genre of choice?…

 
Bitmoji Librarian Waving From Laptop

Asian Pacific American Heritage Month Bitmoji Library Display

Looking to learn more about Asian Pacific American Heritage Month? Click around our digital display with books, audio books, videos, and more to explore! …

 
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Check Out Our New Beginning to Read Labels!

Beginning to Read books are usually categorized by the publisher, using their guidelines so they can all be different.

We are labeling them with our own system so it’s less confusing! Here’s what to look for:

  • A red label means very very easy. Very few words on a page. New readers want to start here.
 
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Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

Check out this selection of books available for download celebrating Asian Pacific American Heritage!  Many more are available inside the library.

  

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WHAT WE’RE READING, LISTENING TO, AND WATCHING

  • A Single Stone book cover. Image of seven people digging under a mountain.
    A Single Stone
  • Paper Heart By Cat Patrick Yellow Heart With Blue Shadow Of A Girl Standing On The Left Curve Of The Heart
    Paper Heart
  • Stella Book Jacket - Girl Hugging Beagle dog in front of a tree
    Stella
  • Hideandseeker
    Hide and Seeker
  • Howtobee
    How to Bee
  • Inkling
    Inkling
  • Placeatthetable
    A Place at the Table
  • Strays
    Strays Like Us
  • Beyondme
    Beyond Me
  • Braver
    Braver: A Wombat's Tale
  • Charlieprice
    The Remarkable Journey of Charlie Price
  • Notificanhelpit
    Not If I Can Help It