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New Books for Kids

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

What Is Anti-Racism? by Nichols, Hendreich
Reuse It! by Boone, Mary
Crazy for Apples by Reid, C. L
Kobe Bryant by Abdo, Kenny
Unplugged by Korman, Gordon
The 130-Story Treehouse by Griffiths, Andy
Spin With Me by Polonsky, Ami
Stephen Hawking by Matt Doeden
Dragon Fury by McMann, Lisa
The Tiger's Nest by Trueit, Trudi Strain
Feelings Like Mine by Miller, Marie-Therese
Party Problems by Reid, C. L
We're Better Together by by Eileen Spinelli
Playing With Fire by Henry, April
Game Changer by Shusterman, Neal
Mister Impossible by Stiefvater, Maggie
Staying Safe With Healthy Habits by Murray, Julie
Sometimes I Feel Worried by Jaycox, Jaclyn
Doggo and Pupper by Applegate, Katherine
Cool Rides That Fly by by Tammy Gagne
Scaredy Cat by Patterson, James
Trains by McDonald, Amy
The One Thing You'd Save by Park, Linda Sue
Big Rig Rescue! by Gall, Chris
The Ups and Downs of Gravity by Adler, David A
Beaky Barnes by Stein, David Ezra
The Emancipation Proclamation by by Nel Yomtov
Stars of the Show by Calmenson, Stephanie
Women In the Civil Rights Movement by Grant, Kesha
Fairy Tales & Fantasies by by Sarah L. Schuette
"nice" Jewish Girls by Merberg, Julie
Let's Celebrate! by by Sarah L. Schuette
Surviving Social Media by by Eric Braun
The Lion of Mars by Holm, Jennifer L
Houdini and Me by Gutman, Dan
We Must Not Forget by Deborah Hopkinson
Hard-Boiled Bugs for Breakfast by Jack Prelutsky
Nicky & Vera by Peter Sís
The Queen's Secret by Melissa de La Cruz
Good Night, Little Blue Truck by Schertle, Alice & McElmurry, Jill
Biscuit and the Little Llamas by Capucilli, Alyssa Satin
Grand Slam by Green, Tim
Zebra At the Zoo by Giff, Patricia Reilly
Ms. Jo-Jo Is A Yo-Yo! by Gutman, Dan
Midnight Train by Sage, Angie
Fly Guy Presents by Tedd Arnold
Aaron Burr's Ghost and Other New York City Hauntings by Peterson, Megan Cooley
Working Toward Protecting the Planet by O'Brien, Cynthia
Iggy Is Better Than Ever by Barrows, Annie
Music by McDonald, Jill
Eyes That Kiss In the Corners by Ho, Joanna
Astronauts Zoom! by by Deborah Lee Rose Author of Scientists Get Dressed and Coauthor of Beauty and the Beak
The Evil Princess Vs. the Brave Knight Make Good Choices? by Holm, Jennifer L
Anya and the Nightingale by Pasternack, Sofiya
She Caught the Light by Written by Kathryn Lasky
Last Mirror On the Left by Giles, L. R
Happy Springtime! by McMullan, Kate
What Are My Rights? by Wing, Kelisa
High School Musical by de La Cruz, Melissa
Field Trip Fiasco by Patterson, James
The Berenstain Bears Gifts of the Spirit: Caring by Berenstain, Mike
Kate's Light by Elizabeth Spires
Mind Their Manners by Parish, Herman
The Abcs of Black History by Cortez, Rio
The Mysterious Disappearance of Aidan S. (as Told to His Brother) by Levithan, David
The Only by Applegate, Katherine
Someone Builds the Dream by Wheeler, Lisa
The Legends of Forever by Lyga, Barry
Mirror's Edge by Westerfeld, Scott
The Triple Play Twins by Kelly, David A
Camp Time In California by Osborne, Mary Pope
Chain of Iron by Clare, Cassandra
Climate Action by Seymour Simon
Skin and Hair by Percy Leed
Coco Gauff by Abdo, Kenny
Bear Outside by Yolen, Jane
Mustache Duckstache by Young, Amy
Boardwalk Babies by Moss, Marissa
Cars and Trucks by McDonald, Jill
Walking Toward Peace by Kathleen Krull


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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.

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Previous Discovery Pages

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

Previous Virtual Storytime Pages

Programs & Fun

Decide Your Destiny


Are you ready for an adventure?

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

Link to Decide Your Destiny: Ancient Egypt


GPL Kids & Families Newsletter

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November 2022

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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!