Kids & Teens

Summer Reading Extravaganza

Challenge your friends this summer to read, read, and read some more! The fun begins June 10 with an outdoor festival for all ages. Grab a friend and head over to the Library in Oakland for music, crafts, games, storytelling, food trucks and more.

Kids New & Notable

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Blacksmith's Song
Elizabeth Van Steenwyk
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Let's Make Music
Ruth A. Musgrave

Teens New & Notable

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The Hazel Wood
Melissa Albert
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Thunderhead
Neal Shusterman

Staff Picks

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Komodo Dragons for Summer

Looks at the inspiring story of Joan Procter, a pioneering female scientist who loved reptiles.