November 27: All locations closed; no Bookmobile service.
November 28: Dayton's Bluff and West 7th libraries closed; no Bookmobile service.

Reading

New and Upcoming Books for Kids

Children's Chapter Books

Children's Picture Books

Book Lists

Late Elementary

If you have been reading for a few years and feel comfortable reading most books, these book lists are for you!

Good Reads - Late Elementary

Animals: Real and Imagined

Action and Adventure

Mystery

Fantasy

Realistic Fiction

Historical Fiction

Nonfiction

Graphic Novels

Poetry

Sports

Award Winners

Caldecott Medal
Picture books voted the best for children.

Coretta Scott King Award
Books by authors and illustrators of African descent whose books "promote an understanding and appreciation of the American Dream."

Maud Hart Lovelace Book Award
Books voted the best for kids in Minnesota, for grade 3-8.

Newbery Medal
Fiction books voted the best for children. 

NoveList K-8 Plus

NoveList K-8 PlusYour guide to reading! Find award winners, recommended titles, biographies of your favorite authors and more!

If you are at home or school, start here (you will need your library card).

If you are at the library, start here (no library card needed!).

Websites

Children's Literature Network
Local authors, illustrators and others involved in children's literature. Includes recommended reading lists, artist appearances, and more!

GuysRead
Web-based literacy program to help boys find what they like to read.

Reading is Fundamental
Reading tips, activity ideas, and book lists. The site also includes a section in Spanish/Español.

StoryLine
Children's books read by local actors. Call 952-352-1350 to listen.