Cold Weather Cooking for Kids

With kids spending more time at home and less outside in the chilly weather, it’s a great time to whip up some delicious meals or bake some sweet treats together … Continued

Caldecott Awards 2024

There were a LOT of great picture books published in 2023. That means that the committee who chose the Caldecott Medal and Honor books had their work cut out for them.

How Do I Love Me? (and You, Too!)

As children learn and grow, the love they feel for themselves, their caregivers and their environments grow too. Close attachments allow children to explore their worlds from a sense of security and safety.

It’s Playtime!

Fred Rogers said, “Play is often talked about as if it were a relief from serious learning. But for children play is serious learning. Play is really the work of childhood.” For parents and caregivers, this is a great reminder of the value to children of time spent playing games, enjoying movement, and exercising their imaginations. 

Build a Better World—Together

Shared projects, friendly greetings, and cheerful exploration are some of the ways that the characters in the books below embody the idea of creating community. So check out some of these stories then consider making a plan to connect with the folks in your neighborhood.  

Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month: Children’s Books

Celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month with these great children’s selections! For more titles that highlight Hispanic and Latine authors and stories, check out what’s available in our catalog as well as our Libby collection.

The Power of Trees

Trees are such an important part of our outdoor world and taking the time to look closely at them truly brings out their power. These books look at the remarkable relationships that can happen between humans and trees.