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November Staff Picks

There’s been some pretty eclectic reading by our staff this month. Find all of these Staff Picks titles on the front page of the catalogor select a category for a specific group.

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November Kid Book Picks: Picture Books

In honor of Picture Book Month I thought it would be fun to share some of my favorite picture books. Here are 10 picture books that I adore and definitely recommend adding to your to-be-read piles.

What is Picture Book Month (PBM)? PBM is an international literacy initiative that celebrates the importance of picture books in early childhood education.  You can learn more about this celebration by visiting their website. You can also check-out their picture book calendar filled with picture books that they champion and recommend.

Read on to see my picks, and visit the Staff Picks – Kids Picture Books list in our catalog to learn more about them and request copies!

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Redesign a Book Cover Submissions

We asked teens in grades 6-12 to redesign their favorite or least favorite book covers in September. Here are the amazing submissions we received! Stop by the Teen Zone to see all of their FANTASTIC redesigns. They will be up until October 14th in honor of Teen Read Week.

We also picked three submissions at random to win some awesome prizes. Prizes like autographed books, book bags, and book worm socks (lol).  Here are the covers that won:





Thank you to everyone who participated!

– Dominique, Youth Services Librarian