Books for Kids

Easily find the books you need for your kids of all ages — from preschoolers to teens! Below are some great resources for families to access materials. Get a Library Card —Student Form or Resident Form

Print & Digital Book Recommendations

Fill out our Reading Recommendations form for a custom digital or print booklist from us!  If you select the print format, we will pull our recommendations for you to pick-up in the library’s hold shelf.  You will receive an email notifying you when your items are ready to pick-up.

Looking for books for older readers? Head over to the Book for Teens page to browse YA titles.


2021 Nutmeg Voting

Vote for your favorite Nutmeg Book from the 2021 lists through April 30th! The winners will be announced on May 15th and the 2022 list announced on May 1st!

Elementary List Voting

Intermediate List Voting

Middle School List Voting

High School List Voting


Virtual Children’s Room

NEW! Browse our recent additions to the Children’s Room!  These virtual bookshelves showcase the new books in our print collection.

Featured Bookshelves

Our Favorite Books of 2020

Our Favorite Books of 2020

What level ebook are you looking for? Select from the list below for featured titles and to learn more about ebook access through the library for each age group.

We’re here for you! Email Marie Aspinwall, Manager of Family Services, with any questions or suggestions at [email protected]

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