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Jessica Keeler

Introducing Alex!

Meet one of our Interns, Alex, and learn about what she has learned and hopes to learn from us here at PDL! She has also shared some of her favorite books.

Native American Heritage Month

Native American Heritage Month has been recognized each November since the turn of the century. You can read more about it at the Native American Heritage Month government homepage. Celebrate this year with a great read from this family book list!

Hispanic Heritage Month

Hispanic Heritage Month runs from September 15th to October 15th. Celebrate with your family by sharing some of these great titles for youth!

Let Freedom Read!

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Banned Books Week has been celebrated since 1982 when a coalition of organizations responded to a surge in book challenges by instituting an annual week which highlights the value of free and open access to information. In years past, we,… Read More »Let Freedom Read!

Environmental Activism for All Ages

Get Inspired. Take Action. Be a part of the green revolution. For Earth Day 2023, we need to act boldly, innovate broadly, and implement equitably. Get started today with this book list to inspire planet-saving action at any age.

Historical Fiction for Middle Grade Readers

Historical Fiction is not synonymous with boring! Check out one of these engaging stories and discover how you might connect with a character living in a different time period.

Beginner Graphic Novels

Graphic novels are a great way to ignite a child’s passion for reading! Often, especially for reluctant readers, graphic novels add the extra support kids need to help them through a text. Here are some great choices for new readers.

STEAM in Picture Books!

Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics! Incorporating these subjects into your child’s life encourages kids to explore, question, research, discover, and exercise innovative building skills.