Staff Picks

Staff Picks

Staff Picks

Earth Day Crafts, Food, Trivia, and More!

Learn about the Earth and how to make environmentally-friendly crafts and food!

Audiobooks for the Whole Family

While spending some time together as a family, consider downloading one of these audiobooks that are fun and interesting ...

STEM Fiction

This list is inspired by a homeschool co-op who pairs a fiction title with their STEM lessons.

Straight to the Point

It’s time for the prickly and pointy people of the world to get some love.

Books to Celebrate Women's History

March is Women’s History Month, making it a great time to check out some children’s books about amazing women throughout time.


The season just changed with spring on the way, so sit down with a little one to read more about the changing seasons!

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!

Toys for Younger Children

Did you know that the St. Louis Public Library has a toy collection?


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...

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,...
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