Staff Picks

Staff Picks

Monthly Staff Picks

Monthly Staff Picks

April Staff Picks

An exciting assortment of KDL staff favorites!

It's Earth Day this month!

By checking out these materials, you can find out what you need to know to help our planet!

Novels in Verse for Teens

Feel like a quick read? Hate reading, but have to do a book report? Try these great picks!

Novels in Verse

Looking for a quick read? Hate reading but you have to do a book report? Try one of these great picks!

Staff Favorites 

Popular Culture

April Staff Picks

An exciting assortment of KDL staff favorites!

It's Earth Day this month!

By checking out these materials, you can find out what you need to know to help our planet!

Novels in Verse for Teens

Feel like a quick read? Hate reading, but have to do a book report? Try these great picks!

Novels in Verse

Looking for a quick read? Hate reading but you have to do a book report? Try one of these great picks!

Popular Nonfiction 

Popular Culture

Nelson Mandela

Mandela: The Official Exhibit runs March 9 - May 26, 2024 at the Grand Rapids Public Museum!

Girls Run the World!

Nonfiction books about strong, creative, brave women.

Anticipated New Non-fiction

New non-fiction coming this spring

Backyard Birds for Kids

Books for young birdwatchers and their grownups for National Bird-Feeding Month!

Equity Diversity and Inclusion

Equity, Diversity and Inclusion

It's Earth Day this month!

By checking out these materials, you can find out what you need to know to help our planet!

Japanese Literary Translations

Increasingly popular, these titles all portray the sometimes heartwarming, sometimes heartbreaking, realities of life.

Libros Nuevos en Español

Echa un vistazo a los libros más nuevos de nuestra colección de español para adultos

Nelson Mandela

Mandela: The Official Exhibit runs March 9 - May 26, 2024 at the Grand Rapids Public Museum!

Good Books You May Have Missed

Popular Culture

What to read while you wait for The Women

Explore these titles while you wait for The Women by Kristin Hannah.

Ultimate Gift Guide for Tweens

We've made our list and checked it twice! Check out our list of book recommendations this holiday season.

What to Read While You Wait for Iron Flame

Explore these titles while you wait for the second book in the Empyrean series, Iron Flame by Rebecca Yarros.

None of This Is True

These books are psychologically suspenseful, fast-paced, and packed with plot-driven twists and turns.

Michigan Literature

Popular Culture

Backyard Birds for Kids

Books for young birdwatchers and their grownups for National Bird-Feeding Month!

The River We Remember

These atmospheric novels are set in small towns with beautiful landscapes and packed with suspenseful, investigate plotlines.

If You Liked ... Tom Lake

Some are based in Michigan or simply take place on a farm. All of them take a look at the history we share with the people closest to us.

Summer Wonder Adult: Gardening

Projects, Planting and Growing - Practical and informative guides to inspire both beginner and advanced gardeners.

Audiobooks

Popular Culture

There's Light at the End of the Tunnel

We're all struggling with something these days, and May is Mental Health Awareness Month. Check out these books to realize you're not alone.

While you are a lady-(or-gentleman)-in-waiting for Spare

Grab another royal read to fill in the holes and broaden your perspective, while you wait. You might enjoy Spare even more!

Our furry best friend is indeed a friend in need!

Satisfy your love for, and learning about, our loving, loyal, and fuzzy friends while we all celebrate National Train Your Dog Month!

Once upon a crime scene...

Who's going to pay the price to solve these mysteries and crimes?

Young Readers

Popular Culture

It's Spring!!

Celebrate the season by reading these great picture books!

Lunar New Year 2024

Celebrate the Year of the Dragon with these great newer and older books about Lunar New Year.

Backyard Birds for Kids

Books for young birdwatchers and their grownups for National Bird-Feeding Month!

Building Buddies at the Public Museum

Grab your hard hat and put on your safety vest! Opening January 2024 at the Grand Rapids Public Museum!

Elementary

Popular Culture

Novels in Verse

Looking for a quick read? Hate reading but you have to do a book report? Try one of these great picks!

Nelson Mandela

Mandela: The Official Exhibit runs March 9 - May 26, 2024 at the Grand Rapids Public Museum!

Girls Run the World!

Nonfiction books about strong, creative, brave women.

Lunar New Year 2024

Celebrate the Year of the Dragon with these great newer and older books about Lunar New Year.

Middle School/High School

Popular Culture

It's Earth Day this month!

By checking out these materials, you can find out what you need to know to help our planet!

Novels in Verse for Teens

Feel like a quick read? Hate reading, but have to do a book report? Try these great picks!

Novels in Verse

Looking for a quick read? Hate reading but you have to do a book report? Try one of these great picks!

Nelson Mandela

Mandela: The Official Exhibit runs March 9 - May 26, 2024 at the Grand Rapids Public Museum!
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