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New Books for Kids

We just ordered these cool, new books! Click on one to request it!

Dragon fury
What are my rights?
Working toward protecting the planet
The lion of Mars
Iggy is better than ever
The 130-story treehouse
Houdini and me
Mind their manners
The only
The legends of forever
Zebra at the zoo
Climate action
Mister Impossible
The triple play twins
Feelings like mine
Aaron Burr's ghost and other New York City hauntings
Let's celebrate!
Hard-boiled bugs for breakfast
Kobe Bryant
Stephen Hawking
Stars of the show
Staying safe with healthy habits
High School Musical
Beaky Barnes
The one thing you'd save
Coco Gauff
Midnight train
The Emancipation Proclamation
Crazy for apples
Doggo and Pupper
Someone builds the dream
Walking toward peace
The Evil Princess vs. the Brave Knight make good choices?
The Berenstain Bears gifts of the spirit: caring
Chain of iron
Skin and hair
Scaredy Cat
Bear outside
Nicky & Vera
Playing with fire
The ABCs of Black history
The ups and downs of gravity
Grand slam
What is anti-racism?
Sometimes I feel worried
Mustache duckstache
Camp time in California
Eyes that kiss in the corners
We're better together
Biscuit and the little llamas
Cars and trucks
Spin with me
Good Night, Little Blue Truck
Anya and the nightingale
Ms. Jo-Jo Is a yo-yo!
Cool rides that fly
Field trip fiasco
Boardwalk babies
Big rig rescue!
The tiger's nest
Astronauts zoom!
Game changer
Party problems
Mirror's edge
Fly Guy presents
Kate's Light
Fairy tales & fantasies
"Nice" Jewish girls
She caught the light
Surviving social media
Women in the Civil Rights Movement
The mysterious disappearance of Aidan S. (as told to his brother)
Reuse it!
Last mirror on the left
The queen's secret
Happy springtime!
We must not forget


We have a bunch of fun reading challenges on Beanstack! Sign up for ongoing and new challenges on our Beanstack page.

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Discovery Pages

Full of e-books, activities, crafts, and challenges designed by your Children’s Librarians.

New Discovery Pages added every month! For Young Adult Discovery Pages, go to the Foundry Teen Space webpage.

Click the image to explore the Discovery Page.

Previous Discovery Pages

    Link to Elementary Discovery Page: Celebrate Black History Link to Middle School Discovery Page: Cooking Link to Early Childhood Discovery Page: Winter Link to Elementary Discovery Page: Mystery of Music Link to Middle School Discovery Page: Dragons Link to Early Childhood Discovery Page: Fall Leaves Fall Link to Elementary Discovery Page: Detectives & Spies

Programs & Fun

Decide Your Destiny


Link to Decide Your Destiny: Ancient Egypt

Are you ready for an adventure?

Play this brand new Decide Your Destiny story created by your Children’s Librarians!

We Adopted a Cow!

Marley Update!

Marley was born in September 2021. She is a Jersey Cow and lives at Dutch Hollow Farm in Schodack Landing, New York (about 30 minutes south of Guilderland).


Marley as a calf


Marley at 7 months old


Marley has grown a lot since we adopted her! Click here to see more pictures, get a final update, and find out what Marley’s grownup cow life will be like.


GPL Kids & Families Newsletter

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Read past issues of our GPL Kids & Families Newsletter here:

May 2022

April 2022

March 2022

February 2022

January 2022

December 2021

November 2021

October 2021


Find thousands of books for children and teens in our e-library! Watch videos, hear read-alongs for young students, find your next favorite read, and more.

Learning Tools

Need an Encyclopedia? Want to learn a new language? Visit our Learning Tools page for great resources, databases, homework help, and more.

Guilderland School Resources

Recommended Podcasts

A list of podcasts curated by our youth services department head to keep your family entertained and informed. See the list here!