September Reading Theme Dog And Cat Days

August Reading Theme – The Dog (and Cat) Days of Summer

In ancient Greece and Rome, the month corresponding with the rising of Sirius (or the Dog Star) was from July 22 to August 22.  These days were called the “dog days of summer.”  In addition to the heat, astrology attributes bad luck to this time of year.

At BTPL, we think it’s a great time to read about our favorite furry friends! …

Brooks R. Age 9 The Golden Gate Bridge 1

Virtual LEGO Club Submission:

We had one submission from our Virtual LEGO Club by Brooks R., age 9. He created The Golden Gate Bridge! Below are the picture he took of his creation. Great job Brooks!

Virtual Story Time

Family Story Time: Live!

Join your BTPL Youth Services librarians for a live, interactive virtual story time for families of all ages every week!

More dates coming in September! Check our program calendar for updates!



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Books & Media Supporting a Conversation about Race and Racism

We have put together a list of book titles and other resources for all ages to help support a conversation about race and racism.


Virtual BTPL Youth Services

Virtual Programs for Youth!

Join our Youth Services staff working from home for a virtual story time, BookTalk, sing-along, craft, and more after nap time, online school, or whenever is convenient! Find these videos under Virtual Activities on the Youth-What’s New page….



  • Charlieprice
    The Remarkable Journey of Charlie Price
  • Notificanhelpit
    Not If I Can Help It
  • Warstories
    War Stories
  • When Stars Are Scattered
    When Stars Are Scattered
  • Catherine's War
    Catherine's War
  • Pie In The Sky
    Pie in the Sky
  • Samurai Rising Cover
    Samurai Rising
  • Onelastshot
    One Last Shot
  • Lightninggirl
    The Miscalculations of Lightning Girl
  • Onetrickpony
    One Trick Pony
  • Strange Birds Book Cover
    Strange Birds: A Field Guide to Ruffling Feathers
  • Odd God Book Cover
    Odd Gods