Books About Racism

Learn more about racism in the United States with one of the books below. Click on the book images to see them in our online catalog. Digital copies of the books can be downloaded or placed on hold directly from the catalog. Beginning June 8th, you can check out physical materials using our curbside pickup…

Travel the World with Books in Translation

Books and Bites Podcast, Ep. 39

JCPL librarians bring you book recommendations and discuss the bites and beverages to pair with them. On this episode, we discuss books that have been translated into English from another language. It's one of the prompts in the Books & Bites 2020 Reading Challenge.

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Mother Goose Storytime at Home-5/11/20

Bringing you weekly tips and rhyme recommendations you can use to have your own storytime at home.

Weekly Tip

Do fingerplays like "Itsy-Bitsy Spider" with your child in addition to letting him or her scribble on paper, play with blocks, and pop bubbles.

These are all activities that help build up the muscles in your child's hands. It is important for children to develop these muscles because they will eventually use them when they learn how to write. more: Mother Goose Storytime at Home-5/11/20

Mother Goose Storytime at Home-5/4/20

Bringing you weekly tips and rhyme recommendations you can use to have your own storytime at home. Weekly Tip Sing to your child daily. It’s a great way to bond, and it helps your child hear the smaller sounds that make up words. This will help them when they start sounding out words as they…