Staff Picks

Staff Picks

Monthly Staff Picks

Monthly Staff Picks

Miss Abby's Favorite Board Books for Babies

This collection of board books are great read a louds for babies and caregivers - snuggle in close with these fresh titles.

Hooray, We're Going on Vacation!

Here are some great picture books that will get your littles excited about travel.

You Should Never Judge a Book by Its Cover, But...

Oh, who are we kidding. We all do it. Check out these amazing books with amazing covers!

Celebrating Voices from Africa

A Glimpse of Africa festival celebrates the culture of African countries through dance, art, fashion, music, and food. (8/14 @ Calder Plaza)

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

Miss Abby's Favorite Board Books for Babies

This collection of board books are great read a louds for babies and caregivers - snuggle in close with these fresh titles.

Hooray, We're Going on Vacation!

Here are some great picture books that will get your littles excited about travel.

You Should Never Judge a Book by Its Cover, But...

Oh, who are we kidding. We all do it. Check out these amazing books with amazing covers!

Festival Headliners

Here are some of the many artists headlining festivals including Lollapalooza, Bonnaroo, Pitchfork, Riot Fest and Jay-Z's Made in America.

Popular Nonfiction 

Popular Culture

Self help books for teens

For when you wish life had an instruction manual. (The library isn't a medical professional. Reach out to a trusted adult if you need help!)

Let's Get Grilling!

It's Summer cookout time! Get grilling with some of these fantastic cookbooks.

POPnology

POPnology celebrates and explores the greatest works of innovation and imagination in history.

Celebrate Pride with Inclusive Puberty/Health Books

For a universal experience, puberty and sexual health can sure be hard to talk about. These books might make it easier!

Equity Diversity and Inclusion

Equity, Diversity and Inclusion

Celebrating Voices from Africa

A Glimpse of Africa festival celebrates the culture of African countries through dance, art, fashion, music, and food. (8/14 @ Calder Plaza)

Self help books for teens

For when you wish life had an instruction manual. (The library isn't a medical professional. Reach out to a trusted adult if you need help!)

PRIDE in Fiction

Affirming fiction from all genres.

Good Books You May Have Missed

Popular Culture

The Push

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

The Midnight Library

Do you like time travel novels not too heavy on science, alternate reality stories, books set in libraries or what-if stories?

Untamed

Unleash your inner cheetah and make a shift. Warning: These titles may trigger a radical transformation.

What to Read Next: Untamed

If you’ve been on any book review sites or social media pages lately, you know that everyone is buzzing about Glennon Doyle’s new…

Michigan Literature

Popular Culture

Amazing Pollinators

Check out Amazing Pollinators adventure at the GR Public Museum. Learn about the critical work pollinators do! May 15 2021-August 29, 2021

Audiobooks

Popular Culture

Great Bookpacks for 8-12 year olds!

Did you know KDL has bookpacks which include an audiobook playaway and a print copy of the book, all in one handy package?!

Great Narrators in Audiobooks

A narrator can make or break your experience listening to an audiobook. Try these award winning voices for a captivating read.

Shadow and Bone

Fantasy worlds built around power and magic do not limit where our imagination can go.

KDL Core - Nonfiction Titles May 2021

KDL CORE contains adult titles currently at the heart of our libraries. Here are some of our favorite nonfiction titles.

Young Readers

Popular Culture

The Stay Curious with Curi Show

Jul 26th | 9:30am - 10:00am
Online Event
Learn what programs are taking place during the week, make some new friends and have some fun!

Miss Abby's Favorite Board Books for Babies

This collection of board books are great read a louds for babies and caregivers - snuggle in close with these fresh titles.

Hooray, We're Going on Vacation!

Here are some great picture books that will get your littles excited about travel.

Elementary

Popular Culture

Elementary Graphic Novels | Mellybean and the Giant Monster

Jul 26th | 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Online Event
If you love to read and discover new books, join us for a book discussion! Mellybean and the Giant Monster. Registration required.

The Stay Curious with Curi Show

Jul 26th | 9:30am - 10:00am
Online Event
Learn what programs are taking place during the week, make some new friends and have some fun!

Middle School/High School

Popular Culture

You Should Never Judge a Book by Its Cover, But...

Oh, who are we kidding. We all do it. Check out these amazing books with amazing covers!

Festival Headliners

Here are some of the many artists headlining festivals including Lollapalooza, Bonnaroo, Pitchfork, Riot Fest and Jay-Z's Made in America.

Self help books for teens

For when you wish life had an instruction manual. (The library isn't a medical professional. Reach out to a trusted adult if you need help!)

POPnology

POPnology celebrates and explores the greatest works of innovation and imagination in history.
Back to Top