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Inauguration Day Resources

The entry on Inauguration Day from Britannica Library for Children Inauguration Day in the United States is the day when the person elected to be president officially takes office. Learn more about the history of this event and the incoming president and vice-president by checking out this list of resources. You can also find lots…

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Kanopy Kids

Have you and your family explored Kanopy yet? In addition to a ton of great independent movies for grownups, Kanopy has an entire section for kids. You can see amazing children's animation from all over the world, enjoy a story from some of your favorite book characters, like Mo Willem's Pigeon, or learn a new…

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Ruth Bader Ginsburg book in book display

Ruth Bader Ginsburg

With the passing of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, many families wish to learn more about her life and her work. Check out our resource list or come see our display in Youth Services. Image of books about the life and work of Ruth Bader Ginsburg. "Fight for the things that you care about,…

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Picture books on Hoopla

Becca has some great new picture books to tell you about that you can read right away on Hoopla! The books Becca talked are linked below! Happy reading! Unstoppable by Adam Rex, illustrated by Laura Park How to Put an Octopus to Bed by Sherri Duskey Rinker, Viviane Schwarz Play Like An Animal! Why Critters Splash,…

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Learn About Juneteenth Look up information about Juneteenth using our databases Pebble GO, a database geared for beginning readers, and Britannica Library Children. Place a hold on Juneteenth by Vaunda Micheaux Nelson, which is also available as an ebook on overdrivePlace a hold on All different now by Angela Johnson Place a hold on Juneteenth for Maize by Floyd Cooper,…

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Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone book cover

Harry Potter at Home & The Ickabog by J.K. Rowling

Join Daniel Radcliffe, Eddie Redmayne, and others as they read chapters from the book, Harry Potter and the Philosopher's/Sorcerer's Stone by J.K. Rowling. Videos of each chapter reading are posted on the Web site, Wizarding World, along with other fun activities that can be done at home. This book as well as the more in…

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Dragons in a Bag book cover

E-book-Dragons in a Bag

Dragons in a Bag is the first in a series, and is a great transitional chapter book for fans of The Magic Treehouse and The Unicorn Rescue Society series. You can check out the e-book from OverDrive! From the publisher's description: "The dragon's out of the bag in this diverse, young urban fantasy from an…

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A Drop of Hope Ebook

E-Book & E-Audiobook – A Drop of Hope by Keith Calabrese

Who couldn’t use a bit of optimism these days, and in Keith Calabrese’s book, A Drop of Hope, we get that and more! In the small town of Cliffs Donnelly, Ohio we find families experiencing some very tough times whether it’s financial or personal, and they could all use a little bit hope and help. That’s where the…

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The Day The Crayons Quit book cover

E-book – The Day the Crayons Quit by Drew Daywalt

This book is adorable.  Duncan goes to get his crayons out at school one day and finds a stack of letters.  Each one is written by a different color crayon. Each has his reasons for needing a break.  Red feels over used because of holidays like Christmas and Valentine’s Day. Gray doesn’t like to have…

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