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Children's Collection

Board Books

Our collection of board books is geared to the youngest of our patrons. They feature simple colorful illustrations meant to engage the young mind. Your future reader will explore these sturdy books on their own. The Board Books are located on the bookcase near the tween room.

Call # is JJ BOARD (author's) Last Name First Name - Ex. JJ BOARD KATZ KAREN
 

Picture Books

Our picture books combine visual and verbal narratives in a book format, aimed at young children. The images use a range of media such as oil paints, acrylics, watercolor, and pencil, among others. Located primarily behind the play bank on multiple bookshelves.

Call # is JJ (author's) Last Name First Name - Ex. JJ WILLEMS MO
 
Early Readers

Early Reader Books are for new readers where the font is usually clear and readable, and the vocabulary is generally limited to words that are sight words or can be decoded easily with sentences that are simple and do not extend over a page turn. These books should appeal to new readers who are about five to eight years old. Find these books in the bookshelves along the wall behind the picture books.

Call # is JJ EARLY READERS (author's) Last Name First Name - Ex. JJ EARLY READERS SEUSS DR.
 

Paperback Picture Books 

PJJ's are paperback picture books. They can be found in our browsable wooden bins throughout the department.

Call # is PJJ (author's) Last Name First Name - Ex. PJJ CHRISTELOW EILEEN
 
Parenting Books

Whether you are a first time parent or a seasoned veteran, there is useful information for you in our parenting collection. The scope of the collection includes books about general parenting, child development, potty training, divorce, death, illness of a family member, sleep problems, working parents, psychological challenges facing children, and much more. This collection is located on the back wall the preschool room.

Call # is J PARENTING - (EMOTION/ACTIOIN) - Ex. J PARENTING - FEELINGS
 

Early Learning

Our early learning collection is designed for teachers and those in the education field. This collection also features current magazine used in the profession.

Call # is (Non-fiction Call number) and the library location includes "Teacher Shelf" designation - Ex. J 371.102 JOHNSON
 
Hardcover Non-Fiction

Looking for a book about your pet's health? How about the planet Mars? Non-fiction books are books about facts, real events, and real people. Our non-fiction section has books about many different topics designed to introduce the subject in an age appropriate manner.

Call # is (Non-fiction call number) Author's Last Name - Ex. J 636.089 OWEN
 

Hardcover Fiction

Fiction is literature in the form of prose that describe or narrates imaginary events and people. Sometimes called chapter books, our collection of fiction novels include mysteries, science fiction, fantasy novels and much more.

Call # is (author's) Last Name First Name - Ex. J ROWLING J. K.
 
Fiction in Tween Room

Fiction is literature in the form of prose that describe or narrates imaginary events and people. Sometimes called chapter books, our collection of fiction novels include mysteries, science fiction, fantasy novels and much more. Our Tween Room features novels for readers about 8 to 14 years of age.

Call # is TWEEN (author's) Last Name First Name - Ex. TWEEN OPPEL KENNETH
 

Biography 

Biographies are detailed descriptions of a person's life written by someone other than that person. Our collection includes books written about many people for all reading ages and levels.

Call # is JB Person's Last Name First Name - Ex. JB OBAMA MICHELLE