Many children need their comfort item - like a special blankie or stuffed toy - to help them fall asleep. Enjoy the characters and their special sleepy-time treasures in these bedtime stories.
Challenge yourself to learn or re-learn a few things about sewing. Create something new or alter a few pieces in your closet. Here are some materials to help you get started.
September is Library Card Sign-Up Month! Celebrate by checking out one of these books featuring libraries! Recommended for children ages 8-12.
It’s a great time to enjoy family with activities and some extra fun! Take advantage of this time to do crafts, play some games, read stories, and just be together. Here are some materials that can help you with that!
Did you know that the library has all kinds of comics available for checkout? Take a look at the list below that highlights some of our favorite Marvel characters.
Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month by listening to Salsa music. Also, don't miss the LIVE concert on Sunday, October 14th featuring Charanga Tipica Tropica. Click here for more details.
Check out the following books that our former President describes as having "reaffirmed my faith in our ability to move forward together when we seek the truth," as well as the titles he shared before his trip to Africa in July.
From oversized and over the top to tiny and intricately detailed, we love judging these all around beautiful and unusual books by their covers. Explore the Alvin Sherman Library's informational books for children and find beauty and wonder on every shelf.
The following titles are nominees for the 2018-2019 Sunshine State Young Readers Award. The list is for grades 3-5.
The following titles are nominees for the 2018-2019 Sunshine State Young Readers Award. The list is for grades 6-8.
Fire up those grills because National Grilling Month is here! Whether you’re vegan, vegetarian, or prefer meat, we have just the books for you! Make grilling easy and check out these great recipe books for your next BBQ.
Celebrate America's Independence Day with this selection of non-fiction and historical fiction titles, geared for children ages 8-12. These books are set during the late 1700s to early 1800s.
In apocalyptic and post-apocalyptic works, the Earth's technological civilization is collapsing or has collapsed. The apocalypse event may be climatic, such as runaway climate change; natural, such as an impact event; man-made, such as nuclear holocaust or resource depletion; medical, such as a pandemic, eschatological such as the Last Judgement, Second Coming or Ragnarök; or imaginative, such as a zombie apocalypse or cybernetic revolt.
The alien invasion or space invasion is a usual part of science fiction stories and film, in which extraterrestrials invade the Earth either to exterminate and supplant human life, enslave it under an intense state, harvest people for food, steal the planet's resources, or destroy the planet altogether.
Looking to improve your communication skills? How about resolve conflicts with family effectively? Need ideas for activities to keep your children entertained during the long summer months? Come to the interactive "We Love our Family: Fun Tips for Resolving Conflicts and Getting Along!" workshop.
In honor of Pride Month, we've selected 30 LGBTQ-friendly books for young readers that celebrate families, diversity, and being true to yourself!
The steampunk genre incorporates technology and aesthetic designs inspired by 19th-century industrial steam-powered machinery. Steampunk books and movies are often set in an alternative history or in a future during which steam power has maintained mainstream usage, or in a fantasy world that similarly employs steam power.