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Summer Reading Is Here!

Every Hero Has a Story - for students in K-5 at Stevens and West Hill schools
Every Hero Has a Story Junior - for preschoolers
UNMASK! - for students at GMS
Click here for activities, book suggestions and more!




eBooks Options

Overdrive for all genres.
More fiction: BookFlix in the library or at home.
Science: ScienceFlix in the library or at home.
American history: FreedomFlix
in the library
or at home.
General nonfiction: TrueFlix in the library or at home.
Or, explore these interactive activities with your child: TumbleBook Library, TumbleBook Cloud, TumbleBook Cloud Junior, Pepple Go, and Accelerated Reader (AR Book Finder).


Good Reads for Kids

Connecticut librarians have compiled lists of great new books for every age group: babies and toddlers, children in grades K through 5, and teens.


Dyslexic Kids Website

Many children and teens are diagnosed each year with dyslexia. This site offers support, mentoring and resources just for kids and teens.

Try This!


Visit this early literacy site for fun links to songs and rhymes that build readers.


Read to Toby

Toby, a therapy dog, continues his popular visits to the library, where he patiently listens to the stories that children read to him. Click here for instructions on how to sign up.


Kid's links
Cool sites
Homework helpers

There is something for everyone in the Children's Department!
Children's Librarian Cathy Potter looks forward to seeing you.
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