Humans have been fascinated by the fantastical creature known as the unicorn for centuries. According to some lore, unicorns are magical creatures whose horns are said to have healing powers. From finding unicorns in our world to visiting other lands they occupy, you can read a story featuring unicorns in celebration of our Tails and Tales 2021 Summer Reading Program. Check out the Fun with Unicorns collection on hoopla for ebooks, audiobooks, and streaming movies. Curated by Samantha Matherne.
Mice and bunnies! Birds and pigs! Squirrel and foxes and gators and squids! Animals abound in these comics for kids. Curated by Ashley Lee.
Are you packing up the car and hitting the road this summer? If so, these audiobooks can help you pass the time and are great for the whole family. Curated by Carrie Goodall.
Public libraries have a long history of bringing materials to people who can't come to the library. National Library Outreach Day celebrates the various innovative ways libraries serve their communities. Curated by Ashley Lee.
Hop into Easter with these children's books, craft projects, and videos! All you need is your library card. Curated by Katie Ocmond.
February is full of holidays, from the traditional to the slightly more obscure. Share the celebrations of the month with these books for kids. Curated by Bonita Bignar.
Read historical fiction not set during World War II. Many of us are drawn to the fascinating narratives of people who lived, fought, and triumphed during World War II, and the publishing world reflects that widespread interest. For this historical fiction challenge, we're asking you to explore different narratives and time periods. We hope this challenge will help you discover a new era in history! Find recommendations for adults, teens, tweens, and children.
Chosen by readers, the Goodreads Choice Awards highlight favorite books of 2020 in multiple categories. Read on to see this year's winners and nominees.
Decipher the clues along with these kid detectives to solve mysteries and save the day. Recommended by Samantha Matherne.
We know there are tons of authors out there whose books you haven't read before. While this challenge can be met with books published in any year, our list of recommendations are for books published in 2020 that you may not have had a chance to read yet. We hope this challenge will help you discover a new author! Find recommendations for adults, teens, middle graders, and children.