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  • Book Nook - New Year Baby

    Happy New Year, Baby!

    Ring in the New Year by welcoming the newborns of 2017. You’ll find babies galore in the books below! more

  • Fall books

    Falling for Good Books

    Apple cider, changing leaves, and the start of a new school year – embrace the signs of autumn with this cornucopia of books! more

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    Halloween Books

    Move over, Frankenstein. Make room, Mummy. Take a hike, Wolfman. There are some new monsters in town. Delight little readers with these spooky, silly, furry, and ferocious beasts and their tales – and tails! more

  • Electrical Wizard

    Fizz, Boom, Read! -- feeling scientific?

    Feeling scientific? You’re in luck! New York State’s Summer Reading Program is encouraging families to check out books that combine science, creativity, and imagination. Visit your local library to see how you can spark a reaction! more

  • Xander's Panda Party

    Black and White and Read All Over

    Penguins and pandas and raccoons, oh my! See the world in black and white with tales about critters who are colorful in their own ways. more

  • I'd Know You Anywhere

    Spring is in the air

    The grass is growing, the trees are budding, and the flowers are opening. Take a spring break in the garden with these reads! more

  • Dinosaur at School

    School Daze

    Whether your child is starting preschool, kindergarten, or first grade, prepare them for the fun and learning to come with these picture books. more

  • Book Nook Sept 15

    Celebra con Libros Buenos!

    Hispanic American Heritage Month kicks off on September 15th! Read some books that feature Hispanic characters, authors, and illustrators to honor those who have helped make our country what it is today. more

  • Every Hero Has a Story

    Every Hero Has a Story

    Summer Reading is here! Stop by your local library to sign up for this free program, and read books that tie into the New York State themes of Every Hero Has a Story (ages birth-12) and Unmask! (ages 13-18). Need suggestions? Move over, Frankenstein. more

  • Teen Book Fest - 2015

    Teen Book Festival Greats

    The Greater Rochester Teen Book Festival (TBF) is celebrating its tenth year on May 16th! Get ready for this huge event with over thirty authors by checking out some of their books. For more information on TBF, visit more

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    Biographical Books

    Is truth stranger than fiction? Find out with these books about real people who left their mark on America! more

  • Adoption Books

    Forever Families

    Welcoming a new baby or child into a home is an exciting time! Celebrate families of all shapes and sizes with these books featuring adopted children. more

  • Festival Favorites

    Festival Favorites - 2015

    The Rochester Children’s Book Festival kicked off its 19th year on November 7, 2015. Whether you got in on the action or missed it this time around, check out these books written and illustrated by the stellar lineup. more