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Middle-grade books for kids

September 16, 2019 There are two new books for middle-grade readers that bring adventure and fantasy to life! First is a story about characters just waiting for a book in “Saving Fable” by Scott Reintgen. more »»

 
 
 
New books for kids

August 26, 2019 By Amy Phelps There are several new books out that will give kids some reading that is not school related! First is a story written by two siblings about two siblings in “The Evil Princess vs. more »»

Cookbook for kids by kids

August 26, 2019 By Amy Phelps Kids can learn about cooking through a new cookbook written by their peers with “20 Recipes Kids Should Know” by Esme Washburn (age 12) and photos by Calista Washburn (age 17. more »»

Books for summer reading

May 23, 2019 There’s two series that are sure to bring some laughs to middle-grade readers this summer. more »»

Get teenagers in the kitchen

May 23, 2019 Bloggers and home cooks Emily and Lyla Allen take their style of cooking to other teenagers in their new book, “The Teen Kitchen. more »»

Books for all age levels

February 6, 2019 There are plenty of new books out there for kids to enjoy on a cold winter day. more »»

Books for middle-grade

January 22, 2019 For those in the ages 8-12 category, there are several new books out now. A ski trip with friends and crushes is told in “Never Evers” by Tom Ellen and Lucy Ivison (Delacorte Books, $16.99. more »»

Give a book for holidays

December 13, 2018 By Amy Phelps Want a good idea for your holiday season? How about a book? There’s no better way to encourage a child you love to love reading. There are several new holiday-themed books out. more »»

Fall books for reading

October 8, 2018 For young readers ready for a funny, “spooky” book is “How to Scare a Ghost” by Jean Reagan and illustrated by Lee Wildish (Alfred A. Knopf, $17.99. more »»

New books for kids to enjoy in May

May 4, 2018 By Amy Phelps There are picture books for young readers and several new chapter books for middle-grade readers to keep boredom at bay! A rhino finds an unlikely friend in Levi, a tickbird in... more »»

Books for moms to read

May 4, 2018 There are several new books out right now that will appeal to moms to read when they get a break! New York Times bestselling author and star of “Fuller House,” Candace Cameron Bure, with Ami... more »»

New releases in kids’ books

April 4, 2018 An ode to comic book heroes comes with a dad and daughter duo in “The Adventures of Wrong Man and Power Girl” by C. Alexander London and illustrated by Frank Morrison (Penguin, $17.99. more »»

Books for March reading

March 8, 2018 There are many new books out for all age groups! For younger kids, two boys go camping and decide to go for a walk in “Bob and Joss Take a Hike!” by Peter McCleery with illustrations by Vin Vogel... more »»

Picture books for young readers

November 16, 2017 Some new releases are ready to keep kids busy during colder nights! Lovely artwork follows an almost wordless story of a young kitten who just wants to play with his family in “Meow!” by Victoria... more »»

Halloween tales of spooky fun

October 10, 2017 A little skeleton tries to enjoy his first day of school even though he’s having some problems in “Bonaparte Falls Apart by Margery Cuyler with illustrations by Will Terry. more »»

Back to school with books

September 21, 2017 Kids can enjoy getting in their back-to-school routine with new books! From the My Weird School series are several new books. more »»

Read something good this summer

May 31, 2017 Just because it is summer, doesn’t mean it is time to stop reading! Kids can find something to occupy the long summer hours with some new reading material. more »»

Hop to Easter books

April 11, 2017 By Amy Phelps Get in the Easter spirit with books about bunnies, chicks and springtime! First is a board book for young children, “The Story of the Easter Bunny” by Katherine Tegen with... more »»

Halloween books for all ages

October 1, 2016 Time to get in the scream of things with some Halloween books! First is “Monster Trucks” by Anika Denise with illustrations by Nate Wragg (HarperCollins, $17.99, ages 4-8. more »»

Back to school with books

September 1, 2016 By now you’re settling into your routine, but it’s always fun for young readers to read about what they are experiencing. In “Pete the Cat’s Got Class” by James Dean (Harper, $9. more »»

Introducing Stick Cat

May 9, 2016 Tom Watson, the author of the popular (especially in my house) series, “Stick Dog,” brings a new pet to life with “Stick Cat: A Tail of Two Kitties” (HarperCollins, $12.99, ages 8 to 12. more »»

 
 

Parkersburg Library Toddler Time September 24, 2019

Toddler Time for 2-year-olds and younger is from 9:30 - 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays and Fridays. Must register. Call (304) 420-4387 ext. 20. more »

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Spring has Sprung!

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