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Kids & Teens

The heart of what we do

The Library's expert staff, robust resources and exciting programs encourage creativity and learning. We welcome kids of all ages and their caregivers to our library spaces for fun, engaging activities, diverse collections and learning support.

Books for Kids

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Sasha Cotter
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Guess What!?
Mo Willems
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Oona and the Shark
Kelly DiPucchio
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Ty's Travels: Beach Day!
Kelly Starling Lyons



Books for Teens

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A Quick & Easy Guide to Asexuality
Molly Muldoon & Will Hernandez




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National Day of Racial Healing for Kids and Teens

The National Day of Racial Healing is a time to contemplate our shared values and create the blueprint together for #HowWeHeal from the effects of racism. Observed annually on the…

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Black History Month Children's Nonfiction

The lives of Black people, past and present, real and imaginary, are illuminated in the appealing titles below. Whether you choose the straight-forward biography of a contemporary activist, an alphabet…

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Science Fiction for Kids

Whether traveling to distant planets or envisioning the future of our own world, science fiction sparks children’s curiosity and imagination while helping them to make sense of the world. From…

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