|Genres||Age Level||Special Topics|
|Adventure||Babies||Summer Reading Recommendations|
|Fantasy||Picture Books||Newbery Winners|
|Funny/Humor||Easy Readers||New Books|
|Historical Fiction||1st Graders||Parent’s Choice|
|Mysteries||2nd Graders||Children's Choice Awards|
|Nonfiction||3rd Graders||Colorado Book Award|
|Realistic Fiction||Tween Reads|
We've put our picture books into fun categories to help you and your kids find the stuff you like to read most.
Fresh, fun books just right for sharing with children ages birth to 5 years!
Looking for some new reads? Try these book recommendations.
Want to see and reserve new stuff the library has on order? Take a look at this list.
Did you like a book so much that you want to read more like it? You're sure to find something on these lists!
Do you have required reading each month in school? Need to find different types of books? Want to find more of your favorite type? Try these books from different genres.
There are dozens of national awards that can direct you to some of the best books and materials produced for children and teens today, celebrating a wide variety of audiences, themes, topics, genres, and formats.
Young children are fascinated by the creatures that share their world. This section includes stories about animals at the zoo, in the wild, under the ocean, and on the farm--as well as pets, insects, and dinosaurs.
Be a prehistoric explorer and read up on dinosaurs!
Need a good laugh? Check out one of these books and put a smile on your face.
Take a peek at these cool GN!
Like stories set in the past? Historical fiction is made up stories but often has true history in the book also.
Nonfiction books contain information about real people, places, and events. They may explain, inform, or persuade.
Ahoy, Matey! In the mood for pirates and adventures on the high seas?
These books are realistic fiction--they read like real stories about real kids.
Aliens, time travel, and robots--science fiction books may seem too fantastic to be true today, but might be possible in the future.
Get active and read!
Don't judge a book by its cover! Do these first lines make you want to read more?
Great animated stories and fairy tales! Try out the puzzles and games that go along with them. If you see a login screen, enter the username arapahoe and the password libra.
ages preschool (with help) - 10
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Find out what comes next in a series. Search over 22,000 children's and young adult books in series.
Looking for more great reads by topic?
NoveList K-8 provides a database of young adult, children's and easy titles designed for children in pre-K, elementary or middle schools.
Important tip: You will need your library card handy to search this database from home.