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Introducing Kids Comic Book Club

This summer, we’re trying out a new program series for kids: Comic Book Club!

Books

Kids Books

Recommended

Featured Kids List

Ode to My Stay-at-Home-Dad Husband

This year for Father’s Day, I want to write an ode to all the fantastic dads out there—especially mine.

Recommended Reading

Play Ball! Sporty Middle Grade Fiction

These middle grade books are perfect for any sport-loving readers.

Picture Books for Pride

June is a great time to share books featuring LGBTQ+ characters with the kids in your life! Check out some of these fun ones.

Books Featuring Stay-at-Home Dads

Stay-at-home dads are domestic heroes! Read some of these fun picture books today, and don't forget to say thank you to your dad!

Events

Event Resources

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Movies, Music & Media

Media Releases

Resources

Kids Resources

Text AlertsText Alerts

Keep up to date on your library account with text alerts for holds, items due soon and overdue items.
Keep up to date on your library account with text alerts for holds, items due soon and overdue items.

Audio-Enabled Books

Early Literacy

June Early Literacy Calendar in English
Junio Early Literacy Calendar in Spanish

Talk

Talking with children helps them learn oral language, one of the most critical early literacy skills. Children learn about language by listening to parents talk and joining in the conversation.

Sing

Singing develops language skills. Slows down language so children can hear the different sounds in words. Helps children learn new words and information.

Read

Reading together develops vocabulary and comprehension, nurtures a love for reading, and motivates children to want to learn to read.

Play

Play is one of the best ways for children to learn language and literacy skills. They learn about language through playing as the activities help them put thoughts into words and talk about what they are doing.

Write

Children become aware that printed letters stand for spoken words as they see print used in their daily lives.

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