Book Recommendations

New Books

The following are books that are soon to be released and are certain to be popular. To place a hold, just click on the title and then on “Request/Hold” and have your Library card handy.

Evelyn Del Rey is Moving Away by Meg Medina and illustrated by Sonia Sanchez
Puppy in My Head by Elise Gravel
The Couch Potato by Jory John and Pete Oswald
The Fabled Stables: Willa the Wisp by Jonathan Auxier and illustrated by Olga Demidova
The Time of Green Magic by Hilary McKay

You can find these great new titles and so many more in our catalog.

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Kids’ Picks:

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