Weekly Storytime Kits include preschool craft supplies and 1-2 picture books that complement the Friday Fun Storytime at the end of each week. Beginning Saturday 4/10, stop in to pick up a kit to go along with the Down on the Farm Friday Fun Storytime on 4/16.
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Go back to 1925 for an interactive presentation with America’s greatest inventor and his second wife Mina. They will answer questions about his inventions, tell you about how they met, and even share some juicy family drama that caused one son to change his name.
Not sure what you want to read, just know you want a good book? No problem! Search for “Surprise me” in our catalog, then select the age group (Youth, Teen, or Adult) and genre you’d like. Our librarians will pick out 3 books for you to try!
This lyrical novel is one of the best books I have ever read. Aristotle is an angry teen with a brother in prison. Dante is a know-it-all who has an unusual way of looking at the world. When the two meet at the swimming pool, they seem to have nothing in common. But as the loners start spending time together, they [...]
We have a new reader for teen books at SDL -- this week, welcome Marissa's Picks! Fabiola Toussaint is a Haitian immigrant who moves to the west side of Detroit to live with her aunt and three cousins. Her mother is detained by U.S. immigration authorities during their journey. As Fabiola struggles to adjust to American life, high school, [...]
I, Claudia was scheduled to be the March book for Pizza and Pages, our teen book group, and man, was I excited to talk about it. Winner of a 2019 Printz Honor, this book is almost the total package. However, I want to first point out that this is a book where you really can’t judge it by its cover. [...]
Entering senior year of high school, Layla loves tennis, academics, her boyfriend David, and her parents. Her very normal life plunges into a living nightmare when American Muslims are rounded up and sent to internment camps, similar to Manzanar and the other camps used during WWII. The Mobius Camp has been set up as a model of efficiency, where Layla [...]
I should have known that "We Were Beautiful" was going to be a tear-jerker. Author Heather Hepler (Jars of Glass, Scrambled Eggs at Midnight) is a master of the art and this one did not disappoint. It's been almost a year since Mia was in the car accident that killed her sister, Rachel. Mia has been left badly scarred and [...]
I have always loved Summer Reading Programs. I used to ride my bike to my local library branch and check out so many that it was almost impossible to balance the load on the way home. So, this year, as well as doing the Adult SRP at SDL, I am also going to do the Teen SRP Book Genre Bingo. [...]