Picture books, easy readers, chapter books, fiction and non-fiction, your Library has it all.
Find your next good book here!
Look in the Library Catalog
Find Your Next Good Book
In-Library link - at home link
eBbooks and games for kids
Download audio and eBooks
Barbie, Thomas, and more!
Websites for Book Lovers
- Book Adventure
For kids in Grades K-8.
Kids can find a book, take quizzes on what they've read, and earn prizes for their reading success. Great site for parents to motivate their kids to read.
- International Children's Digital Library
Read books online, for free, from all over the world.
- Random House
Junie B. Jones, Dr. Seuss, Berenstain Bears, Arthur, Magic Tree House, Thomas the Tank Engine, and more!
- Storyline Online
Listen to famous actresses and actors read picture books out loud just for you!
Kids' Book Awards
- Caldecott Medal
Awarded annually by the Association for Library Service to Children, a division of the American Library Association, to the artist of the most distinguished American picture book for children.
- Newbery Medal
Awarded annually by the Association for Library Service to Children, a division of the American Library Association, to the author of the most distinguished contribution to American literature for children.
- The Monarch Award: Illinois' K-3 Readers' Choice Award
The Monarch is designed to encourage children to read critically and become familiar with children's books, authors and illustrators. The program is open to all K-3 age children in Illinois.
- The Bluestem Award: Illinois' Grades 3-5 Readers' Choice Award
The award is designed for students in grades 3-5 who are ready for longer titles than found on the Monarch list, but not quite ready for the sophistication of some of the Rebecca Caudill titles.
- Rebecca Caudill Young Readers Book Award: Illinois' Children's Choice Award, Grades 4-8
An annual award given to the author of the book voted most outstanding by students in grades four through eight in participating Illinois schools.
Books and Popcorn
The books are picked and the popcorn is popped for this monthly book discussion for kids in grades 2-5. Look for "Books and Popcorn" on the online calendar to see which book we will be discussing and to sign up to attend this monthly discussion of kid's books.