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!…

Kids At A Laptop

Research for Kids

Did you know that we have dozens of databases at the library designed to help you find reliable information on a variety of topics?  And we have specific databases designed for kids too!  Our databases are the go-to place for accurate information written by experts in a variety of journals, encyclopedias, newspapers, magazines, and more….


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. …



  • Everyshinything
    Every Shiny Thing
  • Whatelephantsknow
    What Elephants Know
  • Tristan
    Tristan Strong Punches a Hole in the Sky
  • Impossible
    All the Impossible Things
  • Otherwood
  • Lostinsun
    Lost in the Sun
  • Realworld
    Here in the Real World
  • Maybe He Just Likes You
    Maybe He Just Likes You
  • Promise
    I Can Make This Promise
  • Ghostboys
    Ghost Boys
  • Ourpact
    This Was Our Pact
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