Picture Books

Pride in Picture Books

Happy Pride!  Yesterday was the last day of June which means it was the last day of Pride Month!  To celebrate we are sharing picture […]

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National Poetry Month

April is National Poetry Month, and there are many ways to enjoy it while we’re staying at home. Spring can be a lovely time to […]

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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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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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