The ever-positive Farmer Falgu has finally reached his limit with his noisy farm animals! Time for a trip. But will he find the peace and quiet he's looking for?
Heartwarming bedtime rituals are colorfully portrayed in Sweet Dreams, Zaza. Small children will find a sympathetic friend in Zaza and her love for a menagerie of stuffed animals.
Fans of wordless picture books will enjoy poring over the art works depicted in What a Masterpiece! Originally published in Italy, this book has high visual appeal and with the aid of a chart at the back, handily introduces young readers to famous painters and sculptures.
Kids who are starting to tackle books on their own or ready to move into reading longer books will love our intermediate collections! From the friendly adventures of Unicorn and Yeti to the goofy escapades of A Jack Book, there are plenty of fun series to get hooked on as you continue your summer reading journey.
Now is the time to head outdoors and explore! Kids, get your deed to your very own corner of the Children of Indiana Nature Park (COINP). Then grab one of our new field guides and take a trip to COINP, a local ACRES preserve, or a State Park. You'll be amazed at all the incredible plants and animals you can discover when you start looking!
The uber popular I Survived chapter books are being made into graphic novels! The first - The Sinking of the Titanic, 1912 - is now available for checkout.
Monster Mayhem is the perfect choice for sci-fi fans who love lots of thrills and lots of laughs.
Children of Aramar features a quest through rock and fire in a fantasy about friendship and self-esteem.
Explore the natural world with board and picture books from the new book shelf!
Compost Stew: An Z to Z Recipe for the Earth is full of incredible ideas for enriching the soil in your backyard.
The beautifully illustrated From Eden to Bethlehem features rams, lions, donkeys and more.
Spring Primavera introduces the season of growth and renewal with the added bonus of bilingual phrasing.
¡Las muchas texturas de Mi Imaginario Basico Al Dedillo ayudan a los pequeños estudiantes a adquirir conocimientos sobre formas, colores, números y más!
¿Puede Pushy Plankton ayudar al cangrejo gruñón a aprender a sonreír? ¡Hola, Cangrejito! es ideal para los lectores principiantes.
El amor por los libros de la juez de la Corte Suprema Sonia Sotomayor la llevó hasta la corte más alta de la tierra. Siga mientras ella cuenta su historia en sus propias palabras en el libro Pasando Páginas.
New titles for our littlest book lovers!
Bunny Breaths by Kira Willey is a lovely introduction to mindfulness and breathing techniques.
The Animals Matching Game Book allows kids to slide the panels to find matching pairs; spot the animals in the big picture; identify animals by their characteristics; and play hide-and seek with the matching pairs. A great choice for everything from car rides to quiet time at home!
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland is the perfect first exposure to a classic children's book from the 1800s!
Looking for something special for movie night with the kids? We've got you covered!
For the Animal Lovers . . . 5 Fun Family Films pack - Lassie, Mouse Hunt, Andre, Black Beauty, and Paulie all in one!
For the Songbirds . . . Trolls; Happy Place Collection. Belt out all your favorite tunes from Queen Poppy and the gang.
For the Undercover Agents . . . Spies in Disguise. Can a pigeon and a scientist save the world?
Looking for something special to read to your little ones for Summer Reading? Our Board Book collection just added some gorgeous titles!
Babies will LOVE following along with a day in the life of Hey, Baby! The black and white doodles and color photography combo is super appealing for little eyes.
Stimulate their senses with the silicone touch-and-feel features of Never Touch a Porcupine!
Sing along with Row, Row, Row Your Boat before handing it over to your baby. This Indestructibles title can hold up to all the chewing and drooling they can dish out.
Looking for something the kids haven't read several dozen times already? Our collection is bursting (literally!) with new picture books just hitting the library shelves. Learn about some crazy hairdos in history (Mrs. Paddington and the Silver Mousetraps) or this month's holiday (R is for Ramadan). Giggle along with Misunderstood Shark or Oh No, Bo Bo! Favorite characters (Doc McStuffins and Little Critter) also have new books out. Picking up books from the library is easy so let us know what you would like to check out today!
Patricia Bath revolutionized ophthalmology when she invented a laser for removing cataracts, saving the sight of thousands of people around the world since (Patricia's Vision).
In his short 32 years on earth, this martial artist made a huge impact! He defied stereotypes of Asian Americans even as he defied combatants in his perennially popular films (Who was Bruce Lee?).
A bookmobile is the spark that enables Sylvia Townsend to teach herself ballet - and become a successful dancer and teacher in spite of the obstacles put in her way as an African American girl growing up in the 1950s (Ready to Fly).
These and other inspiring biographies are available by request!
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