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Staff Picks

Staff Picks

Staff Picks

Knitting and Crochet

Stay cozy this winter with characters who like to knit. Then learn how to knit or crochet your own clothes and accessories!

Books from Animal Perspectives

Have you ever wondered what animals are thinking? Or what animals do when humans aren’t around?


Young children love to read about experiences that are familiar to them.


Learn new words in many different languages with these bright and bold bilingual board books!


Adventure into the expanded world of Frozen--from the Western Woods to the mountain peaks! With magic in every turn...

Holiday Lights

It's that magical time of year when all those twinkly holiday lights go up!

Growth Mindset

The books on this list illustrate and encourage a growth mindset. Many of the characters encounter tough situations...

Neal Shusterman, Author

Author Neal Shusterman has been imagining captivating dystopian worlds in his books for decades, and his fiction keeps getting better.

Raising Readers: Meet Them Where Their Interests Are

If a child shows an interest in something you can get them looking at books about it. A toddler has seemingly endless interests:…

Cooking for Kids

Books can inspire life-long passions, and learning to love preparing delicious meals can be one of them!

Babies on Board for Halloween

Although Halloween can be scary for little ones, it can also be a lot of fun. The books on this list are short, cute,...

20 Books for MLS4TheLou

The book lists on the community carousel pair great reads at the St. Louis Public Library with all the great things...

S is for School

It's that time of the year again! Time to wrap up vacations and get into the swing of the school year.

8 Books about Teachers

It's back to school and while we're all busy getting settled back into the routine, let's pause to celebrate some of our favorite teachers.

Women's History Month 2019

Celebrate Women's History Month with the following collection of books about go-getting girls with big dreams...
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