Curiosity: The Story of a Mars Rover by Markus Motum

Curiosity is a Mars Rover. This special robot was created to explore the planet Mars’ surfaces while using its built in laboratory to test the rocks and minerals of the Read more...

Posted by on September 17, 2020

Monarch Festival: Resource Guide

Use this resource guide as a starting out point to learn more about monarchs, butterflies, and pollinators. Watch a WPL librarian talk about some of these resources here. And ask Read more...

Posted by on September 12, 2020

Monarch Festival: A Reading List for Children and Families

Excited about our annual Monarch Festival? Check out these wonderful books. Learn more about the Monarch Butterfly, it’s amazing life cycle, and the insect’s migration from the United States to Read more...

Posted by on September 11, 2020

Ready or Not: Preparing Our Kids to Thrive in an Uncertain and Rapidly Changing World by Madeline Levine PhD

Published in 2020, but before the Covid-19 pandemic took hold, this book is remarkably timely. Our world is truly unpredictable, and even the near future is uncertain. The author, a Read more...

Posted by on August 13, 2020

Immigrant and Refugee Experiences: A Reading List for Adults

We hope these selections serve to educate, and encourage a dialogue on topics of immigration and displacement, as well as spotlight immigrant and refugee experiences from a variety of places, Read more...

Posted by on August 10, 2020

Immigrant and Refugee Experiences: A Reading List for Children and Families

We hope these selections serve to educate, and encourage a dialogue on topics of immigration and displacement, as well as spotlight immigrant and refugee experiences from a variety of places, Read more...

Posted by on August 2, 2020

Incredible Creatures: Bats, Opossums, and Sugar Gliders Book List

Incredible Bats & Incredible Creatures, a video presentation, is available on our YouTube channel from July 22 to August 1, 2020. Learn about bats, opossums, and sugar gliders in this Read more...

Posted by on July 27, 2020

What’s Cooking? A Cookbook List for Kids

Check out these staff-tested cookbooks for kids, and find inspiration to create something wonderful in the kitchen!

Posted by on July 20, 2020

Dreamers by Yuyi Morales

Yuyi and her son leave Mexico and travel to the United States. They are welcomed in a language not yet their own and have to learn and discover many new Read more...

Posted by on July 2, 2020

Barkus by Patricia MacLachlan

A girl named Nicky and big brown dog named Barkus become fast friends when Nicky’s favorite uncle unexpectedly drops him off at her house. Each of the five short chapters Read more...

Posted by on June 25, 2020

Becoming Kareem: Growing Up On and Off the Court by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

An inspiring memoir for young readers by one of basketball’s greatest players, Becoming Kareem is not just for sports fans. This 2021 Rebecca Caudill award nominee and NY Times Bestseller Read more...

Posted by on May 14, 2020

Celebrating The Beatles

Our May 13th program of Beatlemania! had to be cancelled due to the library being closed. Please enjoy these Beatles resources available through our Digital Branch. How the Beatles Changed Read more...

Posted by on May 13, 2020

The Miscalculations of Lightning Girl by Stacy McAnulty

This glimpse into the mind and heart of a girl who doesn't fit the "norm" will make readers laugh, cry, and cheer for Lucy, while learning to celebrate what is Read more...

Posted by on April 30, 2020

Here We Go Digging for Dinosaur Bones by Susan Lendroth

This fun and interactive picture book depicts a fossil dig by four young paleontologists of varying gender and race. From beginning to search for bones, all the way to piecing Read more...

Posted by on April 22, 2020

Steam Train, Dream Train by Sherri Duskey Rinker

A train moves steadily through the night heading for a station. Once it arrives a fantastical crew of animals load each car with freight. This train is more than just Read more...

Posted by on April 16, 2020

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