Children

Tumble Book Library

The library buildings may be closed, but staff are working hard to continue to connect you to resources and information.   Staff are recording video […]

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Kids Have Germs!

Books are a great way to talk with children about current events, news, and tougher topics.  The news surrounding COVID-19 is a perfect example!  The […]

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Stonewall Book Awards 2020

The Stonewall Book Awards were first established in 1971 to celebrate and honor GLBTQIA+ literature and in 2010 the award expanded to include a category […]

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Coretta Scott King Awards 2020

Another award given out this month was the Coretta Scott King awards.  This group of awards recognizes African-American authors and illustrators of outstanding books for […]

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Pura Belpré Awards 2020

Pura Belpré was the first Latina librarian at the New York Public Library.  The Pura Belpré awards were created in 1996 to honor her legacy […]

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Newbery Awards 2020

The John Newbery Medal is the big one.  It is given out to the most outstanding contribution to children’s literature each year.  The medal winner […]

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Caldecott Awards 2020

This week was a big week in children’s literature! The annual Youth Media Awards given out by the American Library Association were announced! All through […]

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Favorite Picture Books of 2019

2019 has been a great year for picture books – interactive high-five competitions, wordless science fiction, celebrations of food and history, sports, silly animals—it was […]

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