Principal Ballerina Misty Copeland, serves as the 2018 National Library Week Honorary Chair. The theme for the 60th anniversary of National Library Week, which runs April 8 through April 14, is 'Libraries Transform: Libraries Lead' with the intention of "encouraging people to read in their increasing leisure time", "improving incomes and health", and "developing strong and happy family life." Join us in celebrating libraries and check out these books!
Have you ever wanted to be best friends with a celebrity? Women’s History Month is a great time to get to know these fierce and funny women in their own words. Enjoy these audiobooks read aloud by their authors!
March is Women's History Month, but if you're reading this in April, May or any other month, don't click away! It's always a good time to learn about the contributions that women have made to our world. Inspire girls and boys to dream, dare and make a difference with these books celebrating the accomplishments of women throughout history.
Ready for basketball's March Madness? Gearing up for the Major League Baseball all star game this summer? We've got lots of sports-themed novels at the library that will leave you ready for the big game all year round!
March is National Women's Herstory Month! Celebrate by checking out these powerful reads about powerful women!
We’re big fans of love stories here at the Alvin Sherman Library, and we’ve got the books to prove it! Indulge your romantic side with one of these steamy reads.
Clueless with a needle and thread? Looking to start a new project? From beginning basics to more advanced skills, these resources will help guide you through the art of sewing.
Rediscover fairy tales and folktales with these fun adaptations featuring unique and clever twists! Recommended for ages 8-12.
Meet important, interesting people throughout history in the pages of books about black pioneers, photographers, artists, musicians, magicians, inventors, innovators and more influential figures.
Kids love the challenge and fun of finding hidden objects in pictures. Check out our search and find puzzle books! Don't forget to sign-in to Flipster with your library card for the classic Hidden Pictures puzzles of High Five (ages 2-6) and Highlights (ages 6-12) magazine.
Navigating the adult world can be tough – especially when you don’t get along with the people around you. Check out some great resources for resolving conflicts at home and at work!
Fantasy for kids! Featuring children's classics, popular bestsellers, and new releases. Recommended for children ages 8-12.
Check out these graphic novels featuring some of your favorite characters from TV and movies! Recommended for ages 8-12.
Who says a time machine doesn't exist? These great historical fiction reads for tweens can take you on a trip to the past to see our nation being built from the ground up.
Check out these books featuring some of your favorite characters from TV and movies! Recommended for ages 8-12.
Treat yourself to the best in American literature with award winners of the National Book Foundation.
Tired of giving gifts wrapped in newspaper? Check out the following titles and learn how you can impress your friends and family with beautifully wrapped gifts this holiday season!