Take Cover! Extreme Weather!

Can extreme weather and natural disasters be scary? Yes. But are they fascinating to learn about? Absolutely! This is especially true for the 8- to 12-year-old crowd.

Travels in Siberia

“Using a place as punishment may or may not be fair to the people who are punished there, but it always demeans and does a disservice to the place.”

Laughter is Good for the Soul

“Laugh and the world laughs with you!” This quote from Ella Wheeler Wilcox’s poem, “Solitude,” best describes this collection of humorous stories.


Travel to space with new Children’s non-fiction. Three new books about space pioneers Mae Jemison, Sally Ride and an encyclopedia of everything space-related are sure to capture the imagination of all space enthusiasts.

LGBTQ Documentaries

Celebrate Pride Month with these picks from the Carnegie Library Music, Film & Audio Department. The Carnegie Library has a sizable LGBTQ film collection, which you can browse online here … Continued

Not your Zombie’s Apocalypse

We’ve all thought about how to survive zombies, but what if that’s not how the world ends? Let these books help you plan for a few more scenarios.