Literature

Children's Literature: May is... National Bike Month

First established in 1956, May is National Bike Month, and is sponsored by the League of American Bicyclists. Throughout the month, the league shares information about bicycle safety and the benefits of bicycling. Riding bikes is not only a money saving way to get around, but it is also a great way for children to get exercise! The following books are for children preschool through second grade and celebrate bicycles in their own way.
Amy & Roger's Epic Detour cover

Teen Librarian Recommends: Road Trip Books

Spring break is right around the corner, so what better time to read about some road trip travelling? When you are riding in the car for a long time, these books about travel and adventure will be right in your lane. Driving? Be sure to check out some of our audiobooks to listen to while you hit the road! And if you are staying home, these books are a great escape to the open road. Be sure to check out some of these young adult novels that are sure to be quite an adventure. 

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Teen Librarian Recommends: Spooky Reads

It’s getting closer to the end of October, and even though the temperature is not much cooler, it’s time to start thinking about your costume and all the candy you will devour for Halloween! Here is a list of spooky reads that will warm your ghoulish heart and get you into the spooky spirit. These young adult books will surely make the werewolf within you howl with glee!