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Unveiling Our New Children's Section!

Photo of our new childrens section shelving. It is gray and has three shelfs. all the books face outward. There are 3 benches in front of each of the shelves.

Are you tired of searching through shelves, hoping to find that perfect story for your child? Welcome to our revamped Children's Section, where adventure awaits on every shelf. Say goodbye to endless searching and hello to a world where finding the perfect book is as easy as turning a page.

Low-Level Shelving for Little Hands

One of the most exciting features of our new setup is the low-level shelving. Positioned strategically, these shelves bring books down to eye level for your little explorers. No more straining or stretching to reach their favorite stories – now, they can dive right in and immerse themselves in a world of imagination. Let your child loose in our new children's section and see what treasures they discover!

Outwards Facing Book Covers

We've flipped the script by arranging our books with their covers facing outward, making it easier than ever for kids to spot the stories that catch their eye. From whimsical illustrations to beloved characters, the magic of storytelling leaps off the shelves and into their eager hands.

Navigating the Neighborhoods

To assist parents and young readers in their quest for the perfect book, we've organized our collection into various themed neighborhoods:

  • Favorite Authors: Dr. Seuss, Eric Carle, Tomie DePaola, Patricia Polacco, Mercer Mayer, and Mo Williems.

  • Book Characters: Characters made famous from the books (e.g., Pete the Cat, Arthur, Pinkalicious, Winnie the Pooh, etc.)

  • Popular Personalities: Books based on a popular TV show, movie, game, or toy. (e.g., Barbie, Star Wars, Disney Princesses, Dora, etc.)

  • Celebrations: Books about a special day or celebration (e.g., Birthdays, the 100th Day of School, Weddings, Holidays, etc.)

  • Terrific Tales: Books that include fairytales, folk tales, or Mother Goose. This includes knights, dragons, and princess stories.

  • Super Stories: The major subjects of the stories are outer space, aliens, superheroes, ninjas, pirates, monsters, or other paranormal creatures.

  • You and Me: Books in which a relationship is the center of the story (e.g., mother/father-child relationships, best friends, grandparents, or other family and friends).

  • Growing Up: Books about growing up (e.g., new siblings, starting school, making friends, dealing with difficult emotions, health and body, important lessons, important milestones, etc.)

  • Activities: Books centered around fun activities (e.g., sports, play/pretend, art, reading, music, dance, hobbies, etc.)

  • What We Do: Books about a routine, daily activity, or a job/career (e.g., bedtime, meals, chores, teachers, doctors, firefighters, etc.)

  • Nature: Books about things found in nature or about caring for the environment (e.g., gardens, seasons, trees, weather, etc.).

  • Animal Friends: Stories majorly about a pet or farm animal(s) (e.g., cat, dog, pet fish, cow, chicken, sheep, etc.)

  • Wild Creatures: Stories mainly about wild animals (e.g., zoo animals, jungle animals, ocean animals, dinosaurs, etc.)

  • Things that Go: Stories where the main subject of the book is transportation or have characters who are transportation vehicles (e.g., planes, trains, cars, trucks, boats, construction vehicles, etc.)

  • More to Explore: Books that fit into other categories (e.g., historical fiction, books about real places, vacation to a specific location, wordless picture books, fourth wall books, etc.)

Our friendly and knowledgeable staff is always happy to help you find the perfect book in any of our themed neighborhoods, or answer any questions you might have about our children's selection. Don't forget, every Wednesday at 10 am, we gather in the Children's Section for a delightful hour of storytime with Ms. Brooke! It's a wonderful opportunity to bond with your child and create cherished memories together.

Spark a Lifelong Love of Learning

With our new setup, finding the perfect book has never been easier. Whether your child is a budding astronaut, a fairy princess, or a nature enthusiast, our shelves are brimming with stories waiting to be explored.

Ready to embark on a literary adventure with your little ones? Swing by our Children's Section today and let the magic of reading transport you to worlds beyond imagination! Curl up with a captivating story, ignite your child's curiosity, and create a love of learning that will last a lifetime. Don't forget to share your favorite finds with us so that we can share them with others!



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