Reading Month

Celebrate Reading Month!

Did you know that March is Reading Month? The youth department spends the month of March promoting reading to the preschools and elementary schools throughout Bloomfield Township. Reading is so important for educational, professional, and personal development. The earlier you start reading to your children, the more likely they are to become lifelong readers.

Wanting to read more but unsure of where to start?…

 
Jumbo Blocks

New Toys in Youth Department

You may have noticed some new items in the play area of the Youth Room. One of those items is a set of Jumbo Blocks from Lakeshore that was generously purchased for us by the Friends of the Bloomfield Township Public Library. This request will help to replace the old set that was heavily used and loved. The jumbo active play manipulatives are for the young child area….

 
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Michigan Alliance for Cultural Accessibility

The Bloomfield Township Library along with a growing number of libraries, museums, theaters, zoos, and more have joined the Michigan Alliance for Cultural Accessibility. The mission of MACA is “to empower cultural institutions in Michigan to become more accessible and inclusive for people of all abilities. By sharing resources and experiences, leveraging expertise, refining best practices, and building institutional capacity,…

 
The Undefeated

2020 Caldecott Award Winner and Honors

The 2020 Randolph Caldecott Medal winner, which is awarded to illustrators for the “most distinguished American Picture Book for Children published in the United States during the preceding year,” was announced on Monday, January 27, 2020. The Undefeated by Kwame Alexander, illustrated by Kadir Nelson, is about “the African American experience in America.¹”…

 
New Kid

2020 Newbery Award Winner and Honors

The John Newbery Award winner was announced on Monday, January 27, 2020 and for the first time, a graphic novel won the prestigious award. New Kid, by Jerry Craft, is about a boy of color attending a private school on a scholarship and his struggles to fit with his predominantly rich, white classmates. We carry multiple copies of this book so stop by and check it out!…

 

WHAT WE’RE READING, LISTENING TO, AND WATCHING

  • 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
  • Homerooms
    Homerooms & Hall Passes
  • Starshepherd
    The Star Shepherd
  • Lalani
    Lalani of the Distant Sea
  • Everyshinything
    Every Shiny Thing
  • Whatelephantsknow
    What Elephants Know
  • Tristan
    Tristan Strong Punches a Hole in the Sky
  • Impossible
    All the Impossible Things