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Concept books are a type of picture book that introduces basic ideas, or concepts, to young children. They are sometimes described as informational picture books for preschoolers. These books play… continue reading Concept Books | Learning about Opposites

By written by Monica C.    January 31, 2019   

The newest batch of must-read titles for children and young adults has been chosen once again to receive the Youth Media Awards ! The American Library Association's yearly event , held this… continue reading And the 2019 Youth Media Award Winners Are...

By written by Peter SM    January 29, 2019   

Concept books are a type of picture book that introduces basic ideas, or concepts, to young children. They are sometimes described as informational picture books for preschoolers. These books play… continue reading Concept Books | Learning about Shapes

By written by Monica C.    January 23, 2019   

Concept books are a type of picture book that introduces basic ideas, or concepts, to young children. They are sometimes described as informational picture books for preschoolers. These books play… continue reading Concept Books | Learning about Numbers & Counting

By written by Monica C.    January 17, 2019   

Concept books are a type of picture book that introduces basic ideas, or concepts, to young children. They are sometimes described as informational picture books for preschoolers. These books play… continue reading Concept Books | Learning about Colors

By written by Monica C.    January 8, 2019   

2018 was a super busy year for YA books being adaptated into movies: The Hate U Give , To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before , Dumplin ’ , and so many others . (p.s. I have some… continue reading Read These YA Books Before They Debut on Movie Screens in 2019!

By written by Rachel F.    January 7, 2019   

What is a concept book?  Concept books are a type of picture book that introduces basic ideas, or concepts, to young children. They are sometimes described as informational picture books for… continue reading Concept Books | Learning about the Alphabet

By written by Monica C.    January 3, 2019   

January is an especially good month to cozy up in a comfy chair with a warm cup and read a good book or watch a good movie and forget about what’s going on outside. Whether you’re… continue reading New Titles Coming to the Free Library in January!

By written by Paul A.    January 2, 2019   

As another year comes to a close, I'm looking back on one of my favorite hobbies: reading comic books! Whether they were new stand-alone stories, retro reissue collections, original… continue reading 18 Great Graphic Novels from 2018!

By written by Peter SM    December 28, 2018   

It's that time of year again where everything seems to slow down between the holidaze and my mind and free time turns to my never-ending "to-watch" list. There's few greater joys… continue reading Newest Additions to the National Film Registry

By written by Peter SM    December 27, 2018   

2018, it’s been quite a year, am I right? I know that by this point every year we’re all like, “WOW, what a year!”, but this year especially feels like we are on track for… continue reading Love Hallmark Christmas Movies? Give These Teen Holiday Reads a Look!

By written by Rachel F.    December 18, 2018   

Winter is almost here... and I’m NOT happy about it! There, I said it. The truth is, winter is my least favorite season. I don’t like the short days, I don’t like the cold, I… continue reading Picture Book Highlights | Winter is Almost Here!

By written by Monica C.    December 17, 2018   

It’s the most wonderful time of the year, right? Right! The holidays certainly are fun, from office parties to time away from work, visits with family and friends and childhood nostalgia.… continue reading Gift Ideas from the Free Library!

By written by Kate C.    December 14, 2018   

Ah December – the days are shorter, the nights are longer, and the temperature is dropping. It's the time of year when cooking and baking seem the coziest of activities. However, if… continue reading Already Filled Up on The Great British Baking Show? Taste Test These Satisfying Cooking Reads!

By written by Rachel F.    December 11, 2018   

In traditional fairy tales, princesses are usually the ones in need of rescue. That’s one way to think of princesses, but certainly not the only one! There are new princesses in town: they… continue reading Picture Book Highlights | The Truly Brave Princesses

By written by Monica C.    December 4, 2018   

Excited for the Netflix premiere of Dumplin'  starring Jennifer Aniston and Danielle MacDonald? Did you know the movie was based on the Young Adult novel also titled Dumplin’ by… continue reading What to Read While You Wait for Dumplin'

By written by Rachel F.    December 3, 2018   

If you’re looking for some seasonal gift ideas or just something to take your mind off of the holiday frenzy, check out the following new titles that will transport you to a world away.… continue reading New Titles Coming to the Free Library in December!

By written by Paul A.    November 30, 2018    1

The days have gotten shorter. We’ve dug up our coziest sweaters. We’re making hot chocolate and plenty of other steaming drinks. We’re spying twinkly lights all around,… continue reading Curl Up with a Winter Read

By written by Lo I.    November 26, 2018   

Thanksgiving reminds us to be grateful for all the little and big things that happen in our lives. And that’s a very good thing: feeling thankful helps us to stay positive! When we focus on… continue reading Thanksgiving & Giving Thanks

By written by Monica C.    November 19, 2018   

November is Native American Heritage Month—a time to celebrate the rich histories, cultures, and traditions of all First Nations. We have compiled a booklist of board books and picture books… continue reading Picture Book Highlights | Native American Heritage Month

By written by Monica C.    November 15, 2018   

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