2024 Prize for Excellence in Science Winners

Subaru of America and the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the world's largest general scientific society and publisher of the Science family of journals, have announced the 2024 winners of the AAAS/Subaru Prize for Excellence in Science Books.


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Be Dramatic: Drama Club

Monday, March 18, 4:00 PM. Ages 8-12.

All the world is a stage... Learn how to act out in it! Perform quick scenes with your fellow actors and play some theater games.


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Inaugural Nero Book Awards Winners

The Nero book awards were launched in May last year, just under a year. The new prize aims to celebrate the “best reads of the year” by writers based in the UK and Ireland.


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Adaptive Hour

Sunday, March 17, 12:00 PM.

Families with children 12 and under who have a diagnosis or disability are invited to visit the Kids World Department for a special hour exclusively for you! Kids will be able to do crafts, explore Kids World and meet other families in this special before-hours program!


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Dan Gogh’s Magic & Art Show

Saturday, March 16, 10:00 AM. Ages 12 & under. 7 & under with an adult.

Artist Dan Laib presents an amazing show filled with magic tricks and comedy while exploring basic art techniques.


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Battle 3 Recap

Congratulations goes to all of the teams for their efforts in Battle 3. It is worth noting that every team surpassed the scores they earned in Battle 2- definitely an accomplishment worth celebrating! The scores from Battle 3 have been tallied and added to the scores from Battle 1 and 2.


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Kids Write Away

Thursday, March 14, 4:00 PM. Grades 4-6.

Want to become the next famous author? Join us for a fun writing class this spring! This month's theme is "Change Your Point of View".


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Build Your Own Dino Terrarium

Monday, March 11, 6:00 PM. Ages 7-12.

Let’s get messy while we each build a hospitable habitat for miniature dino friends! The plants will be alive, the dinos molded plastic and extinct.


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Hand Stenciled Terra Cotta Pots

Saturday, March 09, 10:00 AM. Ages 12 & under (7 & under with an adult)

Do you want to prepare some pots before the flower season starts? Or are you looking for a great gift? Come to the library to make an easy and adorable stenciled terra cotta flower pot.


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2024 Schneider Family Book Award

The Schneider Family Book Awards honor authors or illustrators for books that embodies an artistic expression of the disability experience for child and adolescent audiences.


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Battle 2 Recap

Battle 2 scores have been tallied and added to the scores from Battle 1. We also had some shifting in the leaderboard. With only a 22 point spread between the highest and lowest scoring team, it is still very much anyone's game. We are excited to see the progress each team will make in Battle 3, 4 and 5!


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2024 Stonewall Book Award Winners

The Stonewall Book Awards are given annually to English-language children’s and young adult books of exceptional merit relating to the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender experience.


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Free Play

Thursdays, March 07, April 04, May 02, 9:30-10:30 AM. Ages 0-5 with an adult.

Drop in to explore toys and games while interacting with other children and caregivers.


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Child Development

Tuesday, March 05, 6:30 PM.

We've partnered with West40 to offer a series of parenting programs designed to help set your child on a path toward success.


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Pen & Paper Tabletop Adventure

Tuesday, March 05, 6:00 PM. Ages 8-12.

Grab your pencils and dice! We are going on an adventure without even leaving the library! Each session will be a different bite size story in these Dungeons and Dragons adventures.


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2024 Odyssey Award

The Odyssey Award is given annually to the producer of the best audiobook produced for children and/or young adults, available in English in the United States.


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2024 Coretta Scott King Book Awards

Designed to commemorate the life and works of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and to honor Mrs. Coretta Scott King for her courage and determination to continue the work for peace, the Coretta Scott King Book Awards annually recognize outstanding books for young adults and children by African American authors and illustrators that reflect the African American experience.


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Fox Has a Problem Wins 2024 Theodor Seuss Geisel Award

The Geisel Award is given annually to the authors and illustrators of the most distinguished American book for beginning readers published in English in the United States during the preceding year. The award is named for Theodor Geisel, better known as Dr. Seuss, who once said, "Children want the same things we want: to laugh, to be challenged, to be entertained and delighted."


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Battle 1 Recap

Thanks to all participants and coaches for a great Battle 1! Battle 1 scores will be added to the scores from Battle 2, 3, 4, and 5. It is the highest overall score that will determine this season's battle - so it is still very much anyone's game. We are excited to see the progress each team will make!


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2024 Caldecott Medal Winners

Named in honor of nineteenth-century English illustrator Randolph Caldecott, the Caldecott Medal is 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. In addition to the Caldecott Medal, the committee typically awards Caldecott Honors to other books worthy of attention.


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2024 Newbery Medal Winners

The Newbery Medal was named for eighteenth-century British children’s book publisher John Newbery. It is 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. Beside the Newbery Medal, the committee usually awards Newbery Honors to other books worthy of attention.


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Build Together

Thursday, February 29, 5:00 PM. Ages 4-8. Accompanying adults welcome.

Using the Library’s Lego collection, let’s have fun building a scene to display in the Library.


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