Staff Picks

Staff Picks

Monthly Staff Picks

Monthly Staff Picks

Interactive and Tactile Board Books

These books provide a multisensory experience and encourage baby to touch textures, pull tabs, trace, and move the flaps.

Let It Snow!! Please?!?

We may not have much snow right now, but you can still read about it!

Dark Stouts & Dark Nights

There's nothing cozier than a dark Stout beer to warm you up while reading these books involving dark and chilly nights.

Murder and Mayhem

Want to know whodunnit? Choose one of these great titles and read on...

Mission: READ! Recommendations

Monthly Staff Picks

Let's Count to 10: 1, 2, 3...

Books to practice counting that are also fun to read.

Mission: Read! Fluency

This list provides books that support kids develop fluency. Fluency is the ability to read a text smoothly.

Mission: Read! Comprehension

This list is aimed at helping kids understand more about what they read as they're reading it.

Mission: Read! Phonics

This list is designed to help kids improve their understanding of phonics, one of the components of reading.

Staff Favorites 

Popular Culture

Interactive and Tactile Board Books

These books provide a multisensory experience and encourage baby to touch textures, pull tabs, trace, and move the flaps.

Let It Snow!! Please?!?

We may not have much snow right now, but you can still read about it!

Dark Stouts & Dark Nights

There's nothing cozier than a dark Stout beer to warm you up while reading these books involving dark and chilly nights.

Murder and Mayhem

Want to know whodunnit? Choose one of these great titles and read on...

Popular Nonfiction 

Popular Culture

Every Day is a LEGO Day

International LEGO Day is January 28th, in honor of the first LEGO patent, but you can celebrate LEGOs every day - How will you LEGO?

Let it Snow: Teen History

True stories and truish stories from another time.

Let it Snow: Humor

Try the lighter side of Let it Snow.

Let It Snow: Poetry

Poetry to warm your soul this Winter season.

Equity Diversity and Inclusion

Equity, Diversity and Inclusion

Winter Is Coming...

Winter is on its way. In fact, it may already be here. Grab a blanket, your favorite hot beverage, and cozy up with these wintertime reads!

Love, Community, Family

Celebrate Kwanzaa with these books for kids!

From the homefront to the frontlines.

Heartbreaking and heart warming stories of those serving or have served in the Armed Forces.

Once upon a crime scene...

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

Good Books You May Have Missed

Popular Culture

Remarkably Bright Creatures

An unlikely friendship, a compelling mystery, a curious cepholopod narrator, and intriguiging deep sea facts.

Lessons in Chemistry

Seeking a book with independent characters? Dive into these books. Oh! Have someone else set the table, you will need a moment to yourself.

Graphic Novels on Hoopla for Kids

Never read a digital graphic novel before? Make sure to use Hoopla's panel view for close ups into each scene!

The Push

The books on this list are psychological thrillers, with grit and suspense.

Michigan Literature

Popular Culture

Let it Snow: Local Indie/Michigan Authors

Books from Michigan authors including some from our "Local Indie" collection.

Once upon a crime scene...

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

Native American Heritage Month 2022

This list contains non-fiction and fiction titles by and about Indigenous people on a wide range of topics.

Audiobooks

Popular Culture

Young Readers

Popular Culture

Interactive and Tactile Board Books

These books provide a multisensory experience and encourage baby to touch textures, pull tabs, trace, and move the flaps.

Let It Snow!! Please?!?

We may not have much snow right now, but you can still read about it!

Here's Wishing You a MONSTER New Year!

Have you read ALL the books about Santa? Try these MONSTER reads!

Elementary

Popular Culture

KDL VIBES Reference Desk Mini Concert: Adrian Wright

Feb 9th | 7:00pm - 7:30pm
A pop-up style mini concert right in the library featuring an artist from our KDL VIBES collection. This week's musical guest: Adrian Wright

Middle School/High School

Popular Culture

Murder and Mayhem

Want to know whodunnit? Choose one of these great titles and read on...

Every Day is a LEGO Day

International LEGO Day is January 28th, in honor of the first LEGO patent, but you can celebrate LEGOs every day - How will you LEGO?

Let it Snow: Teen Science Fiction

Travel to strange and tech-heavy alternate realities.

Let It Snow: Teen Fantasy

Escape into another world with some fantasy reads.
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