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$mart Money Week (Youth)

Teach your children about money and saving with this mixture of non-fiction and picture book stories. $mart Money Week is April 10-17, 2021. View all 20 Titles in this collection ⮞

AFI 100 Years...100 Movies (Movies)

AFI’s 100 Years…100 Movies – 10th Anniversary Edition is an updated edition to AFI’s 100 Years…100 Movies, a list of the top 100 greatest American films of all time. View all 95 Titles in this collection ⮞

AFI Top Animated, Western and Romantic Comedy (Movies)

The American Film Institute's Top Animated, Western and Romantic Comedy Films you will not want to miss! View all 29 Titles in this collection ⮞

AFI Top Fantasy, Sci-Fi and Mystery (Movies)

These Fantasy and Science Fiction themed films are deemed the best! View all 38 Titles in this collection ⮞

Action and Survival (Teen)

These young adult stories are filled with action and a struggle to survive. View all 20 Titles in this collection ⮞

African American Historical Fiction (Teen)

Time Travel! These historical fiction books feature African American characters set in different time periods. View all 21 Titles in this collection ⮞

All About Mom

Books that explore and celebrate the sometimes-complicated relationships between mothers and their children. View all 38 Titles in this collection ⮞

Amazing Alphabet

Alphabet books and DVDs are a fun way to promote literacy, vocabulary and language skills. Encourage your child's love of reading through alphabet books and DVDs that contain letters, sound and rhyme. View all 22 Titles in this collection ⮞

American Historical Fiction

Celebrate Independence Day all month with these fictional novels set throughout American history. View all 54 Titles in this collection ⮞

Arab American Heritage Month

April is Arab American Heritage Month. Enjoy these selections from Arab American authors and books featuring Arab American characters, plus inspiring stories from around the world. View all 42 Titles in this collection ⮞

Armchair Travels

Take a trip from your living room with these great fiction and nonfiction books set all around the world. View all 20 Titles in this collection ⮞

Asian American & Pacific Islander Heritage Month

This diverse list of fiction, biography, and non-fiction shares some of the experiences of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders. View all 76 Titles in this collection ⮞

Asian American Authors (Teen)

Great books by leading Asian American Authors. View all 20 Titles in this collection ⮞

Audie Award Winners

This Audiobook Appreciation Month, listen to award-winning audiobooks spanning several genres in digital or physical formats. View all 33 Titles in this collection ⮞

Author Picks - Elena Ferrante

The author of "My Brilliant Friend" shares a list of her favorite books by female authors View all 28 Titles in this collection ⮞

Autism Awareness Month

April is Autism Awareness Month. These books will help increase your knowledge and understanding of Autism. View all 20 Titles in this collection ⮞

Autism Awareness Month (Kids)

April is Autism Awareness Month. Enjoy these youth fiction books featuring characters with Autism and learn more about ASD from the included non-fiction titles. View all 21 Titles in this collection ⮞

Autumn Reads

Stories that are enhanced by the atmosphere of autumn. View all 19 Titles in this collection ⮞

Award Winning Books (2020)

Award winning titles written by authors of various cultural and racial backgrounds View all 21 Titles in this collection ⮞

Back to School (Kids)

Get ready to go back to school with these books for elementary schoolers. View all 38 Titles in this collection ⮞

Baking

December 4 is National Cookie Day. These books offer new recipes and will teach you how to bake perfect delicious cookies and other tasty treats. View all 20 Titles in this collection ⮞

Banned Books

Check out this list of books that have been challenged or banned throughout the years. View all 152 Titles in this collection ⮞

Become a Better You

Check out these books available on Hoopla that will inspire and encourage you to be your best. View all 20 Titles in this collection ⮞

Best Picture Oscar Award Winners (Movies)

Here's what you have been looking for! The complete list of Oscar winning films for the past 90 years! View all 92 Titles in this collection ⮞

Best Throwbacks (Movies)

Do you remember a movie you loved as a child? If you grew up in the 1970s-1990s, you might like these. View all 23 Titles in this collection ⮞

Black History & Experiences (Movies)

Powerful documentaries and dramas that discuss black experiences, history, creators, leaders, and families. View all 48 Titles in this collection ⮞

Black History Month

February is Black History Month. Celebrate the history of African Americans by reading about notable people, events, cultural narratives, and true stories of heroism. The entire family can share reading from this list of relevant titles in African American history. View all 52 Titles in this collection ⮞

Black Lives Matter

A diverse and inclusive collection on social justice, a concept of fair and just relations between the individual and society, as measured by the distribution of wealth, opportunities for personal activity, and social privileges. View all 20 Titles in this collection ⮞

Black Lives Matter (Kids)

Share these books and start important conversations about social justice with children. View all 22 Titles in this collection ⮞

Black Lives Matter (Teen)

Books addressing race and social justice issues. View all 19 Titles in this collection ⮞

Black Musicians Who Shaped the Music World (Music)

Check out some of the greatest music created by world-famous Black musicians. View all 46 Titles in this collection ⮞

Black Poetry Day

Black Poetry Day on October 17th honors past and present black poets. View all 21 Titles in this collection ⮞

Book Clubs - Hello Sunshine

Hello Sunshine is actress Reese Witherspoon's popular book club! Here are her most recent selections in many formats to choose from. View all 25 Titles in this collection ⮞

Book Clubs - Morning Shows

Did you know Good Morning America and The Today Show both have Book Clubs!? Here are titles from both clubs. View all 23 Titles in this collection ⮞

Book Clubs - Oprah

Oprah started her Book Club in 1996. The titles she chose became instant bestsellers. View all 20 Titles in this collection ⮞

Books Made into Movies

Some of the best books turned films! Peruse this neat list of books paired with the movie version! View all 60 Titles in this collection ⮞

Books in Translation

Read across the world with these standout translated novels of the last decade. View all 20 Titles in this collection ⮞

Brain Health

Learn how to keep your brain healthy at any age with the informative books and fun brain-game tablets on this list. View all 20 Titles in this collection ⮞

Buckle Up Movies

Strap in and watch some of the most popular car movies of all time. View all 24 Titles in this collection ⮞

Celebrate Libraries (Kids)

October is Michigan Library Appreciation Month. Enjoy one of these library themed books highlighting all the many ways libraries facilitate exploration and discovery! View all 22 Titles in this collection ⮞

Celebrate Our Differences (Kids)

Explore this list of titles promoting tolerance. View all 33 Titles in this collection ⮞

Chillaxing to the Classics

Relaxing classical pieces to help you chill. View all 19 Titles in this collection ⮞

Chinese New Year (Kids)

The first day of the first month on the traditional Chinese calendar is Chinese New Year. Celebrate by reading these books. View all 25 Titles in this collection ⮞

Christian Fiction

While these books have faith-based elements, their compelling plots and casts of characters can be enjoyed by all. View all 20 Titles in this collection ⮞

Christmas (Kids)

Ho, Ho, Ho! Check out these materials to help get you in the Christmas spirit! View all 32 Titles in this collection ⮞

Christmas Fiction

Enjoy these Holiday titles with a cheerful and festive theme! View all 30 Titles in this collection ⮞

Classics

These classic titles will make you love reading even more. View all 100 Titles in this collection ⮞

Coming Soon: New Board Books

Enjoy reading these fun, new board books together! View all 25 Titles in this collection ⮞

Cooking with Kids (Kids)

Adults and kids can cook wonderful meals together while making memories during the holidays. View all 25 Titles in this collection ⮞

Dark Humor (Movies)

Enjoy these sometimes morbid, always funny films. Perfect for fans of crime and comedy. View all 32 Titles in this collection ⮞

December Holidays (Movies)

Christmas, Chanukah, and Kwanzaa films for the Holiday season! Choose from this great selection of DVDs and get the popcorn ready! View all 43 Titles in this collection ⮞

Disabilities and Illnesses

These books offer stories displaying illnesses, disabilities and different abilities in fiction. View all 20 Titles in this collection ⮞

Disabled or Different Ability Characters (Teen)

These teen books offer stories displaying illnesses, disabilities and different abilities. View all 22 Titles in this collection ⮞

Diverse Graphic Novels

Think graphic novels are just for kids? Think they're only about comic books? Guess again, and check out these diverse titles. View all 22 Titles in this collection ⮞

Dragon Tales (Teen)

Scales and tails abound in these YA reads. View all 25 Titles in this collection ⮞

Earth Day Celebration

Earth Day is April 22. Celebrate with these reads that explore nature and the world around us. View all 47 Titles in this collection ⮞

Earth Day Celebration (Kids)

Earth Day is April 22. Celebrate with these books and movies that explore nature and the world around us. View all 27 Titles in this collection ⮞

Easter (Kids)

Celebrate Easter with these fabulous books and movies for kids! View all 23 Titles in this collection ⮞

Explore Nature (Movies)

Explore the world without leaving the comfort of your home with these nature & exploration DVDs. View all 41 Titles in this collection ⮞

Fairy Tale Retellings (Teen)

Read a recent retelling of a classic fairy tale. View all 20 Titles in this collection ⮞

Fall Fun (Kids)

Fall into a good book! View all 19 Titles in this collection ⮞

Family Favorites (Movies)

Looking for family movie night ideas? Here are some DVDs the whole family will enjoy. View all 19 Titles in this collection ⮞

Fantasy Fiction

These are some of the most popular fantasy fiction books for adults of all times. View all 20 Titles in this collection ⮞

Fantasy by Black Authors (Teen)

Enter worlds of beasts and magic with these fantasy stories written by black authors. View all 24 Titles in this collection ⮞

Father's Day

In honor of Father's Day, read one of these true stories about fathers, their children, and their tales about where life has taken them. View all 25 Titles in this collection ⮞

Father's Day (Kids)

Father's Day is June 20, 2021. Celebrate Dad with these youth picture books and DVDs. View all 25 Titles in this collection ⮞

Father's Day (Movies)

Celebrate Father's Day with these movies filled with strong dads and father figures. View all 33 Titles in this collection ⮞

Father's Day (Teen)

These reads touch on the many facets of the relationship between father and child. View all 19 Titles in this collection ⮞

Favorite Book Club Titles from the Past and Present

Enjoy titles from our extensive Book Kit Collection! If you are in a book club or not, you're sure to find your next read here! View all 24 Titles in this collection ⮞

Female Directors

A variety of films directed by a diverse group of female directors View all 20 Titles in this collection ⮞

Female Fearless Heroes (Movies)

Enjoy these action-packed, adrenaline-filled movies with strong female lead characters. View all 21 Titles in this collection ⮞

Fiction with Animals and Nature (Teen)

Enjoy some YA fiction featuring nature and wildlife. View all 20 Titles in this collection ⮞

Fiction with Song (Teen)

These teen titles feature music as part of the stories. View all 20 Titles in this collection ⮞

Friends In Our World - Immigrant and Refugee Friends (Youth)

Try one of these fiction books featuring immmigrants and refugees as the main characters. Each story is intriguing and inspiring! View all 37 Titles in this collection ⮞

Friends in Our World - African American Friends (Kids)

Enjoy these fiction books featuring African American characters. View all 56 Titles in this collection ⮞

Friends in Our World - Asian Friends (Kids)

Read one of these fiction books featuring characters from an Asian culture. View all 21 Titles in this collection ⮞

Friends in Our World - Civil Rights Activist Friends (Kids)

Read one of these fiction books featuring characters engaged in situations involving civil rights. View all 25 Titles in this collection ⮞

Friends in Our World - Disabled Friends (Kids)

December 3 is International Day of Persons with Disabilities. These books offer stories displaying illnesses, disabilities and different abilities in fiction. View all 23 Titles in this collection ⮞

Friends in Our World - Hispanic Friends (Kids)

Try some of our favorite kids' fiction books featuring characters from a Hispanic culture. View all 19 Titles in this collection ⮞

Friends in Our World - Jewish Friends (Kids)

Fiction books featuring Jewish characters, history and culture. View all 26 Titles in this collection ⮞

Friends in Our World - LGBTQ+ Friends (Kids)

Chapter books for children with characters that represent the LGBTQ+ Community. View all 26 Titles in this collection ⮞

Friends in Our World - LGBTQ+ Friends (Kids) (Picture Books)

Picture books for children with characters that represent the LGBTQ+ Community. View all 27 Titles in this collection ⮞

Friends in Our World - Muslim Friends (Kids)

Enjoy these fiction books featuring Muslim characters. View all 13 Titles in this collection ⮞

Friendship and Kindness (Kids)

Parents and caregivers will enjoy sharing these books with children to celebrate kindness and friendship. View all 18 Titles in this collection ⮞

Gentle Reads

These engaging books are recommended for patients who are still able to follow straightforward storylines, and for patients with limited short-term memory. They feature gentle themes and story-telling styles. View all 19 Titles in this collection ⮞

Gentle Reads

Gentle reads feature lovable characters, humor, and small-town hijinks. Enjoy a fun and easy read! View all 22 Titles in this collection ⮞

Great Gamer Reads

Take a break from playing video games and enjoy some stories that feature them. These titles feature video game elements and culture. View all 20 Titles in this collection ⮞

Great Reads in YA Fiction by African American Authors

These must reads by African American authors cover many genres, topics and styles in YA fiction. View all 40 Titles in this collection ⮞

Grow Your Garden

Celebrate spring with these books on the simple pleasures of gardening. View all 29 Titles in this collection ⮞

Halloween (Kids)

Get ready for Halloween with these spooky picture books! View all 46 Titles in this collection ⮞

Halloween (Movies)

Get ready for Halloween with these movies - from family favorites to scary classics! View all 45 Titles in this collection ⮞

Hanukkah (Kids)

Enjoy every night of Hanukkah with these festive books for kids. View all 41 Titles in this collection ⮞

Hispanic Heritage Month

Enjoy these selections from Hispanic authors from the adult fiction and non-fiction collections. View all 49 Titles in this collection ⮞

Hispanic Heritage Month (Teen)

Read some of these fantastic young adult books from Hispanic American writers. View all 25 Titles in this collection ⮞

Historical Fiction

These novels interweave historical facts with fictional elements. View all 17 Titles in this collection ⮞

Historical Fiction - (Teen)

Take a trip through time with these YA historical selections. View all 25 Titles in this collection ⮞

History in the Making - African American History (Kids)

Read one of these nonfiction books to discover more about African American history. View all 37 Titles in this collection ⮞

History in the Making - Civil Rights (Kids)

Explore these nonfiction materials to learn more about the Civil Rights Movement. View all 36 Titles in this collection ⮞

History in the Making - Hispanic American History (Kids)

Read one of these non-fiction books to learn more about Hispanic American History View all 25 Titles in this collection ⮞

History in the Making - Jewish History (Kids)

Read one of these nonfiction books to learn more about Jewish history and culture. View all 21 Titles in this collection ⮞

History in the Making - LGBTQ+ Community (Kids)

Read one of these nonfiction books to learn more about the LGBTQ+ community. View all 16 Titles in this collection ⮞

History in the Making - Women's Rights (Kids)

Read one of these nonfiction books to learn more about Women’s Rights & Achievements. View all 20 Titles in this collection ⮞

Holiday (Music)

Popular music to brighten the holiday season. View all 20 Titles in this collection ⮞

Holiday Cookbooks

Celebrate your cultural identity or other cultures this holiday season and include a traditional ethnic dish along with your family favorites! View all 26 Titles in this collection ⮞

Horror Fiction

Read every Stephen King book? Try these creepy books that you might not have heard of. View all 20 Titles in this collection ⮞

Immigrant Experience (Teen)

Each of these stories tells a different immigrant story. View all 19 Titles in this collection ⮞

Inspiring Women

In honor of Women's History Month, read or watch stories about these trailblazing women who contributed to science, culture, community, and country. View all 165 Titles in this collection ⮞

Israeli–Palestinian Conflict

General histories, conflict-specific analysis, US foreign policy, biographies, and memoirs related to the Israeli–Palestinian conflict. These titles specifically cover Israel, Palestine, and Jerusalem. View all 81 Titles in this collection ⮞

Jewish American Authors

May is Jewish American History Month. Celebrate the many Jewish American authors that have made indelible contributions to literature. View all 58 Titles in this collection ⮞

Jewish Characters (Teen)

These young adult titles feature Jewish protagonists or secondary characters. View all 24 Titles in this collection ⮞

Jewish Female Authors

Enjoy these reads from some of the most popular Jewish women authors writing today. View all 21 Titles in this collection ⮞

Juneteenth Reading List

Juneteenth commemorates the day the last enslaved people were emancipated in the United States on June 19, 1865. These titles by Black authors continue to shape our culture, celebrate liberation, and acknowledge the ongoing work toward freedom and equality still necessary over 150 years later. View all 29 Titles in this collection ⮞

Just Right Families (Kids)

Enjoy these stories featuring kids who were adopted. View all 16 Titles in this collection ⮞

Kwanzaa (Kids)

December 26 - January 1 is Kwanzaa. Celebrate with this collection of youth books. View all 16 Titles in this collection ⮞

LGBTQ+ Authors

June is Pride Month. From classics to contemporary fiction, you'll find something to love in this list of books by LGBTQ+ authors. View all 116 Titles in this collection ⮞

LGBTQ+ Fiction (Teen)

Wonderful YA fiction with LGBTQ+ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender) characters. View all 20 Titles in this collection ⮞

Lone Pine Star Readers (Kids)

Looking for 2021 Lone Pine Star Reader program books? Look no further! View all 29 Titles in this collection ⮞

Love & Valentine's (Kids)

Love & friendship is in the air with these youth Valentine Day books. View all 27 Titles in this collection ⮞

Love & Valentine's (Kids) (Movies)

Love & friendship is in the air with these youth Valentine Day DVDs. View all 22 Titles in this collection ⮞

Martin Luther King, Jr.

Celebrate MLK Day with these books and DVDs for adults and teens about the life of Civil Rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Learn about his accomplishments and legacy. View all 30 Titles in this collection ⮞

Martin Luther King, Jr. (Kids)

Celebrate MLK Day by reading one of these books to learn more about the life of Civil Rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Learn about his accomplishments and legacy. View all 41 Titles in this collection ⮞

Martin Luther King, Jr. (Teen)

Celebrate MLK Day by reading one of these books to learn more about the life of Civil Rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Learn about his accomplishments and legacy. These titles are for both teens and adults. View all 34 Titles in this collection ⮞

Mental Health Awareness Month

We've put together a list of non-fiction, movies, and novels that illustrate what it's like to live with a mental illness. View all 65 Titles in this collection ⮞

Mesmerizing Michigan Mysteries

Enjoy these mysteries set in our Great Lakes State of Michigan! View all 20 Titles in this collection ⮞

Middle Eastern American Authors (Teen)

Read these Middle Eastern American fiction books for young adults. View all 20 Titles in this collection ⮞

Middle Eastern Culture

Explore middle eastern culture, characters, and history in this mix of fiction and non-fiction books. View all 20 Titles in this collection ⮞

Middle School Humor (Teen)

Funny stories for middle schoolers. View all 20 Titles in this collection ⮞

Middle School Must Reads (Teen)

Classic fiction for young adults. View all 15 Titles in this collection ⮞

Modern Black Writers

Celebrate Black voices this month and every month with these selections from modern Black non-fiction writers. View all 61 Titles in this collection ⮞

Modern Poetry

April is National Poetry Month! Celebrate with one of these modern poetry collections. View all 59 Titles in this collection ⮞

Modern Romance

Modern romances featuring smart, capable heroes and heroines who love without boundaries. View all 21 Titles in this collection ⮞

Mother's Day (Kids)

Mother's Day is May 9, 2021. Celebrate Mom with these picture books and DVD's. View all 27 Titles in this collection ⮞

Mother's Day Movies

Mother's Day is May 9! Check out this list of movies featuring strong moms. View all 37 Titles in this collection ⮞

Movies Based on Books (Movies)(Kids)

These movies were based on popular youth books. View all 21 Titles in this collection ⮞

Mysteries and Thrillers (Teen)

These YA titles will have you guessing and on the edge of your seat until the end. View all 32 Titles in this collection ⮞

National Poetry Month (Kids)

April is National Poetry Month. Celebrate while sharing these great selections with your family. View all 26 Titles in this collection ⮞

Native American Heritage Month

November is Native American Heritage Month. Explore this proud culture by reading titles featuring Native American themes. View all 23 Titles in this collection ⮞

Native American Heritage Month (Kids)

November is Native American Heritage Month. Explore Native American culture and characters in this mix of fiction and non-fiction books for youth. View all 23 Titles in this collection ⮞

Native American Heritage Month (Teen)

November is Native American Heritage Month. Enjoy these books for young adults that feature Native American and Indigenous Peoples. View all 20 Titles in this collection ⮞

New Books (Kids) (June 2021)

Check out these new additions to our Youth collection! View all 26 Titles in this collection ⮞

New Books (Kids) (May 2021)

Check out these new additions to our Youth collection! View all 35 Titles in this collection ⮞

New Fiction (Spring 2021)

New fiction titles that will be released in the spring of 2021. View all 35 Titles in this collection ⮞

New Hallmark Channel Romance (Movies)

Watch new romance movies, comedies, favorite Hallmark movies, and other specials on Hallmark Channel, the Heart of TV. View all 21 Titles in this collection ⮞

New Must Read Fiction (2020) (Teen)

2020 was a great year for young adult fiction. Here are some of the best titles that came out this year. View all 20 Titles in this collection ⮞

New Non-Fiction (2020)

Non-fiction & biography featuring a range of topics and people that were released throughout 2020. Check them out to see what you might have missed! View all 25 Titles in this collection ⮞

New Year's Celebration (Kids)

Enjoy these fabulous books and movies for kids while you bring in a great New Year! View all 13 Titles in this collection ⮞

New Year's Celebration! (Books and Movies)

This New Year will certainly be a celebration! Welcome 2021 with these books and films featuring the New Year Holiday. View all 20 Titles in this collection ⮞

Numbers, Counting and Math, Oh My! (Kids)

Counting books promote number recognition, one to one correspondence and math skills. Read counting books with your young child to encourage the love of reading as well as numbers. View all 20 Titles in this collection ⮞

Opposing Sides of the Law

These movies are the best featuring Crime and Courtroom Drama! View all 20 Titles in this collection ⮞

Pandemic Fiction

Read novels about epidemics to distract or help cope with today's reality. View all 19 Titles in this collection ⮞

Pandemic Fiction (Teen)

Books about pandemics, epidemics, plagues, and survival. View all 19 Titles in this collection ⮞

Passover (Kids)

Celebrate Passover with this great collection of material for kids. View all 24 Titles in this collection ⮞

Pine Cone 2021 Reading List (Kids)

West Bloomfield School District Pine Cone reading program begins January 25. These are the books for 2021. View all 34 Titles in this collection ⮞

Pine Tree 2021 Reading List (Kids)

West Bloomfield School District Grade 3 - 5 Pine Tree reading program begins January 25. These are the books for 2021. View all 35 Titles in this collection ⮞

Popular Mysteries

Popular Mystery authors you might have missed! Peruse these titles from authors in our Mystery collection. View all 25 Titles in this collection ⮞

Quirky Romances (Movies)

These off-beat romance films are guaranteed to delight. View all 15 Titles in this collection ⮞

Ramadan Reads

Celebrate Ramadan with some of our favorite books by Muslim authors! Mysteries, true stories, romance, fantasy, and more. View all 22 Titles in this collection ⮞

Ramadan and Eid al-Fitr (Kids)

Celebrate Ramadan and Eid al-Fitr. View all 25 Titles in this collection ⮞

Read - Alikes - John Green (Teen)

If you like John Green, give these great authors a try. There is something for everyone here! View all 20 Titles in this collection ⮞

Read-Alikes - "Becoming"

If you like Michelle Obama's "Becoming," try these read-alikes. Our recommended titles feature inspiring, engaging, and reflective stories from and about famous men and women. View all 10 Titles in this collection ⮞

Read-Alikes - "Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine"

If you like Gail Honeyman's "Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine," try these read-alikes. These fiction titles feature quirky characters, new friendships and romances, and a moving tone. View all 10 Titles in this collection ⮞

Read-Alikes - "Outlander"

If you liked "Outlander" by Diana Gabaldon, you might enjoy one of these books! View all 20 Titles in this collection ⮞

Read-Alikes - "The Silent Patient"

If you like Alex Michaelides's "The Silent Patient," try these read-alikes. Our recommended psychological suspense titles feature flawed, unreliable narrators and intricate, fast-paced plots. View all 10 Titles in this collection ⮞

Read-Alikes - "The Tattooist of Auschwitz"

If you like Heather Morris's "The Tattooist of Auschwitz," try these read-alikes. Our recommended heart wrenching historical fiction titles are set during World War 2. View all 10 Titles in this collection ⮞

Read-Alikes - "Where the Crawdads Sing"

If you like Delia Owen's "Where the Crawdads Sing," try these read-alikes. Our recommended titles feature character - driven, atmospheric coming-of-age stories filled with difficult circumstances. View all 10 Titles in this collection ⮞

Remembering Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Remembering Supreme Court Justice and women's rights advocate Ruth Bader Ginsburg. This list includes titles for both adults and children. View all 17 Titles in this collection ⮞

Rosa Parks (Kids)

December 1 is Rosa Parks Day. Celebrate the life and legacy of civil rights leader Rosa Parks by reading these books. View all 20 Titles in this collection ⮞

Schooled in Magic (Teen)

Being a young adult student of magic has never been so fun, and dangerous. View all 20 Titles in this collection ⮞

Science Comics (Kids)

These gorgeously illustrated graphic novels offer wildly entertaining information on a variety of topics. Whether you’re a fourth grader doing a science project or an adult with a secret passion for sharks these books are for you! View all 20 Titles in this collection ⮞

Seek and Find! (Kids)

Seek and Find! Kids love searching for hidden pictures. View all 19 Titles in this collection ⮞

Sharing is Caring! (Kids)

Help your little one learn about sharing, caring, and taking turns with these book selections. View all 20 Titles in this collection ⮞

Social Justice

These new books provide insightful details into the minority experience and the history of race in America. View all 20 Titles in this collection ⮞

Songs of Aquarius

Relive the Sixties with these groovy bands! View all 16 Titles in this collection ⮞

Spooky Reads (Teen)

Get a little fright with these spooky reads for teens! View all 20 Titles in this collection ⮞

Staff Picks - Adult Department

Take a look at the books the librarians from the adult department have enjoyed: favorites past and present! View all 27 Titles in this collection ⮞

Staff Picks - Amanda (Movies)

Amanda's favorite movies and TV series that have been watched and enjoyed many times - a lighter collection of comedy and drama on DVD. View all 27 Titles in this collection ⮞

Staff Picks - Carolyn

Carolyn is an adult services librarian at the Main library. Her favorite genres are horror, magical realism, and romance. View all 31 Titles in this collection ⮞

Staff Picks - Carolyn (Movies)

Adult Services Librarian Carolyn recommends some of her favorite movies and TV series. If spooky is your thing, you'll love these! View all 23 Titles in this collection ⮞

Staff Picks - Erin

Erin is an adult librarian at the Main Library. Her favorite genres are historical fiction, fantasy, and contemporary fiction. View all 20 Titles in this collection ⮞

Staff Picks - Erin (Movies)

Some of Adult Librarian Erin's favorite movies - A cheerful blend of family favorites and animated films. View all 20 Titles in this collection ⮞

Staff Picks - Jeff

Jeff is the Main Library Branch Manager. He likes adventure stories, literary fiction, and non-fiction. He enjoys listening to books just as much as reading them. View all 30 Titles in this collection ⮞

Staff Picks - Jolie (Movies)

Jolie is an adult librarian at the Main Library. She enjoys movies and television shows from a wide range of genres. View all 26 Titles in this collection ⮞

Staff Picks - Kim (Television)

Kim is an Adult Librarian at the Westacres Branch. Her favorite genres are mystery and biography. These are her favorite British TV shows. View all 16 Titles in this collection ⮞

Staff Picks - Megan (Movies)

Youth Services Librarian Megan recommends some of her favorite movies and TV series. If you enjoy comedy and drama, you'll like these! View all 25 Titles in this collection ⮞

Staff Picks - Mitzi

Mitzi is a librarian in the Adult Services department at the Main Library. She believes that variety is the spice of life. She enjoys an eclectic variety of books and movies to stay engaged. View all 20 Titles in this collection ⮞

Staff Picks - Mitzi (Movies)

Mitzi is a librarian in the Adult Services department at the Main Library. She believes that variety is the spice of life. She enjoys an eclectic variety of books and movies to stay engaged. View all 21 Titles in this collection ⮞

Staff Picks - Steve

Steve is the teen librarian at the Main Library. His favorite genres are history, fantasy, science fiction, and biography. View all 20 Titles in this collection ⮞

Staff Picks - Steve (Movies)

An eclectic mix of movies from Librarian Steve. View all 30 Titles in this collection ⮞

Staff Picks: Eric's Favorite Audiobooks

Make your commute fly by with these great audiobook titles View all 26 Titles in this collection ⮞

Standout Books of the Decade

These books have been featured on many different "best books of the decade" (2010s) list. Have you read them all? View all 30 Titles in this collection ⮞

Star Readalongs - (Kids)

Star Readalongs come with a built-in reader! They are great for building comprehension, fluency, and vocabulary skills. View all 15 Titles in this collection ⮞

Student Life (Teen)

Books about the experiences and challenges of teenage students. View all 22 Titles in this collection ⮞

Thanksgiving (Kids)

Celebrate Thanksgiving with this collection of youth books and movies. View all 28 Titles in this collection ⮞

Thanksgiving (Movies)

Looking for movie night ideas? Here are some DVDs with a Thanksgiving theme. View all 24 Titles in this collection ⮞

The 100 Best Fantasy Books of All Time-- TIME Magazine

Check out this list of the best fantasy books of all time. You'll find favorites for kids and adults! View all 82 Titles in this collection ⮞

Think Spring! (Kids)

Celebrate the new season with these great books for kids. View all 36 Titles in this collection ⮞

Time Magazine's Must-Read Books of 2020

Time Magazine presents the 100 Must-Read Books Of 2020: the fiction, nonfiction and poetry that deepened our understanding, ignited our curiosity and helped us escape. View all 100 Titles in this collection ⮞

Time to Laugh (Kids)

When you need a good laugh, try one of these funny books for elementary schoolers. View all 24 Titles in this collection ⮞

Totally 80's (Movies)

Favorite films of the 1980's. View all 46 Titles in this collection ⮞

Travel Adventures

Are you dreaming of traveling? Try these travel narratives. View all 20 Titles in this collection ⮞

True Crime

True stories of murder, mayhem, and mystery. Read these with the lights on! View all 22 Titles in this collection ⮞

Tulsa Massacre Reading List

What's now known as the Tulsa Race Massacre was one of the worst incidents of racial violence in American history. This reading list is aimed at helping people understand what went on in 1921 and how it's still relevant today. View all 12 Titles in this collection ⮞

Veteran's Day

Honor the men and women who have served their country by learning about their experiences and sacrifices. View all 24 Titles in this collection ⮞

Winter Family Favorites (Movies)

Enjoy these movies with the whole family this winter. View all 37 Titles in this collection ⮞

Winter Wonderland (Kids)

Curl up with a good book and enjoy these books about winter and snow! View all 20 Titles in this collection ⮞

Women of American History

Celebrate Independence Day all month by reading these stories about some of the women who have contributed to American history. View all 48 Titles in this collection ⮞

Women's History Month

March is Women's History Month. This collection celebrates amazing women from various backgrounds. View all 30 Titles in this collection ⮞

Women's Suffrage

Remember the history of how women sought to change voting laws to allow them to vote. View all 20 Titles in this collection ⮞

Women's Suffrage (Teen)

Learn about the suffragists who won the right to vote for women 100 years ago. View all 20 Titles in this collection ⮞

YA Sports Fiction

Get in the game with these young adult books that feature sports. View all 20 Titles in this collection ⮞
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