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KidsReads: My Reads- Let us find the perfect book for you

Looking for your next book? Let us help you.

Click here to take you to a Google form with questions
to help us find the perfect book for you.

All you have to do is tell us some books, authors, and genres
you like, and we'll send you a personalized list of 3-5 titles
we think you'll enjoy. The more information you give us,
the better we can match you with the perfect book.

*Expect to see your booklist in 3-5 days.


Recommended Reads

Looking for your next great kids' book? Check out some of our favorites here, find us on Goodreads and Instagram, or let us know you want monthly recommendations sent straight to your e-mail inbox. And, of course, we love to put books directly into your hands, so stop by the children's desk any time and ask us for a good book.

Hot Off the Press Recommendations

HOT OFF THE PRESS: Register online up to a month in advance


4th - 6th grade

Share a new book you've enjoyed and get to know some of Ms. Morgan's latest favorites over pizza.

One Thursday a month @ 6:00 p.m.

Click here for 2020 recommendations!

2019 Hot Off the Press Books

2018 Hot Off the Press Books

2017 Hot Off the Press Books

  • Hot off the Press
    • Efren Divided
    • Doughnut King
    • Beatrice Zinker
    • Stepping Stones
    • Show Me a Sign
    • The Eagle Huntress
    • Hat Heist
    • Doodleville
    • The Colossus of Roads
    • Can You See Me

Read, Listen, Watch

Find books, ebooks, audiobooks, videos, and kid-friendly databases, all right here.

Access animated storybooks, read-alongs to fiction and non-fiction for all ages. Ebooks, games, and videos. No downloading is required.

Kids' ebooks, audiobooks, movies, and music are available for download or streaming. (Mountain Brook residency required to access)

Checkout and download children's ebooks and audiobooks to your computer or mobile device. No fines ever. The titles simply disappear from your device on the due date.

Online kids' ebooks, including a wide variety of non-fiction, are searchable by Guided Reading level. Call 445-1111 for log-in information.

View and reserve children's materials from libraries throughout Jefferson County in a kid-friendly format. Kids are welcome to use the regular catalog, but this one is just for them.

Emergent readers can find facts on topics in several categories in these visually-navigable databases. Call 445-1111 for log-in information.

Get live online assistance with homewook through the Alabama Public Library System.

Upper elementary students can use this service to search for information in topical databases. Call 445-1111 for log-in information.

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