For Families

For Families

Libraries are a perfect place for families to learn, play, and read together! From storytimes to summer reading to homework help, browse our selection of resources for families:

Award Winning Titles

The Randolph Caldecott Medal annually recognizes the preceding year's most distinguished American picture book for children.

The John Newbery Medal is a literary award given to the author of the most distinguished contributions to American literature for children.

The Michael L. Printz Award is an award that annually recognizes the best book written for teens.

Discover Your Next Read

Our libraries are open to everyone, and have materials that reflect the diverse makeup of our communities. We understand that not every title is of interest to every reader, which is why we strive to build a rich, diverse collection that represents the variety in our community. We encourage everyone to find materials that interest and are relevant to their own family! Here are some resources that may help:

Search book lists by genre, theme, or author. Discover read-alikes or the next book in a favorite series with this youth version of a trusted book resource!

Common Sense Media is a nonprofit organization that reviews and provides ratings for media and technology.

The Diverse BookFinder is a comprehensive collection of children's picture books featuring Black and Indigenous people and People of Color (BIPOC) searchable by diverse categories.

Accelerated Reader (AR) is an educational leveling tool for managing student's independent reading. Search for a book's level and points in English or Spanish!

Lexile Framework for Reading is an educational tool to match readers with leveled reading resources. Students are assigned a score range, then can use this tool to discover books in that range.

More for Families

Homework Help - woman helping two children at a table

Interact with live tutors, access a trusted encyclopedia, and more with library resources!

Daily Literacy Calendar

Download today the 2024 Calendar with tips and tricks for our littlest ones!

Juvenile Cards

There are a few options available for those under 18 years old. Find out more about student and child cards!

Vox Books

Discover VOX Books at your library! Vox Books are a print book with an audiobook permanently attached. No need for computers, tablets, or CDs - children simply push a button to listen and read. Available in fiction and non-fiction, picture books and readers - check one out today!

Early Literacy Computers

Also known as AWE Early Learning Stations, these computers are self-contained, without internet connection, and provide access to a wide variety of award winning learning software in English and Spanish to help children develop early literacy skills in the areas of English, math, science, and the arts. No library card required. Available in most libraries.