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New Books for Kids

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

What A Map Can Do by Balkan, Gabrielle
Mariokart by by Steve Foxe
Ultimate Mammalpedia by Stephanie Warren Drimmer
Children's Quick & Easy Cookbook by Angela Wilkes
Animals by Written by Richard Mead, William Potter, and Anna Claybourne
Together We Swim by Bolling, Valerie
We Also Served by by Erin McGill
Tumble by Hernández Bergstrom, Adriana
Wind by Olga Fadeeva
How to Build Lego Animals by Dolan, Hannah
Alligators, Alligators by Bunting, Eve
Fawzia Gilani's Treasury of Eid Tales by Gilani-Williams, Fawzia
Children's Book of Art
How to Beat Minecraft
Tale of A Tadpole by Wallace, Karen
Our Blue Planet by Stewart-Sharpe, Leisa
The Night Sky by Bauer, Marion Dane
Stripes and Spots by Davidson, Rose
Dragon Masters by Written by Tracey West
The Most Magnificent Maker's A to Z by Spires, Ashley
New Jersey Devils by Hanlon, Luke
Ancient Greece by Pearson, Anne
Can't Get Enough Horse Stuff by Neil Cavanaugh
Butt Or Face? by Kari Lavelle
Illustrated Sports Encyclopedia
The Rise of the Goldfish by Tan, Susan
Pokémon Scarlet & Pokémon VIolet Handbook
Crystal & Gem by Symes, R. F
Glow by Jennifer N. R. Smith
Mission: Arctic by Katharina Weiss-Tuider
Invisible Things by Miller, Andy J
Champion Chompers, Super Stinkers by Written by Linda Ashman
Shall We Dance? by Page, Robin
Beginner's United States Atlas
Ketanji by Written by Kekla Magoon
It's Showtime, Kavi by Bajaj, Varsha
Tiny Barbarian Conquers the Kraken! by Dyckman, Ame
Insect by Mound, L. A
Hands-On Science by Lola M. Schaefer
The Critter Club by by Callie Barkley
There's No Cream In Cream Soda by Kim Zachman
Bluey and Bingo's Fancy Restaurant Cookbook
The Big Book of Nature Art by Zommer, Yuval
Christopher Columbus and the Taino People by Messner, Kate
Becoming A Butterfly by Wallace, Karen
Space Activity Lab by Photographer, Nigel Wright
Disney VIllains Cookbook by Howard, Joy
Once Upon A Book by Lin, Grace
Flashback to the . . . Awesome 80s! by Michaels, Patty
United States Atlas


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

Beanstack - Track your reading online

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Kids Programming Calendar
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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 Teen 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 Elementary Discovery Page: Mystery of Music Link to Middle School Discovery Page: Dragons Link to Early Childhood Discovery Page: Fall Leaves Fall

Programs & Fun

Decide Your Destiny

Are you ready for an adventure?

Play these Decide Your Destiny stories created by your Children’s Librarians!


Play the first two games in the series:


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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!