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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!…

 
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. …

 

WHAT WE’RE READING, LISTENING TO, AND WATCHING

  • 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