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Fall Season Favorites

Share the brisk, chilly, whirling and twirling sights and sounds of autumn with young ones. Curl up in a cozy, comfortable chair with some favorite read-aloud books.    

The Magic and Power of Play!

Engagement, curiosity, and fun are all a part of learning through play-centered activities. Testing ideas, and getting along with others are a few of the benefits. Let our library staff show you our many resources to create playful activities with your child. We have books, read-with-me kits...

Magical, Marvelous Moms!

A soft cozy chair, a reassuring hug, and love that lasts, "till the stars turn to fish in the sky, and the puffin howls at the moon," all work their magic in these favorite read-alouds that celebrate mom.  Find more delightful stories to share on our Mother's Day booklist. 

Winter Poetry Lights up the Season

Enjoy the beauty of winter and the music of poetry as the season comes alive in all its many delights. Read-aloud, share with friends, brave the longest and coldest season with a favorite poem.  

Let's Get Out the Vote!

Ready to kickstart a conversation about voting to children?  Let our collection of stories and informational books inspire, encourage, and educate our future leaders about civic engagement, elections, and the voting process.  We've got web resources and information on voting and...

Let's Read 100,000 Books Together this Summer!

Excitement and fun await as you explore, discover, and experience people, places, and things through reading. Ready to travel the globe, blast off into outer space, dive into the limitless world of your imagination?  Let us help you find exciting books to read this summer.  You can help...

Early Learning: Books about Talking, Singing, Reading, Writing, and Playing Together

Looking for books that address early learning skills?  Our Children's Librarians have gathered together books that develop these skills. Take a look at our Early Learning page for booklists that help with talking, singing, reading, writing, and playing together.  Ask your local...

No Matter What: Caring, Coping, Compassion

Explore our 2018 Silicon Valley Reads theme by checking out additional books that highlight acts of kindness and caring.  Read-aloud and share with family, friends, and loved ones some of our many titles on this topic. Great conversation starters, and an inspiring way to start the New Year...

Great Books for Every Grade - Booklists Ready for Back-to-School

It's back-to-school and time to stock up on great books to read.  Our children's librarians have created a set of 2017 Great Books for Every Grade. Filled with award-winning titles, inspiring stories, laugh-out-loud funny books, even scary adventures.  We've...

Trailblazing Girls and Women

"Young people, you are our hope and our future," said Wangari Maathai.  In celebration of trailblazers, heroes, and leaders, explore our many true stories about girls and women who've made a difference in the world!  Ask the children's librarian for additional...

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