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Kids' Books Worth Your Time - May 2024

Check out some recent titles for kids and tweens by Black authors featuring Black characters and about the Black community.

Another summer... another Summer Learning Program!

Summer Learning is underway! Swing by your local library to pick up a reading tracker and free book (beginning June 1) while supplies last.

Cute, cozy fantasy graphic novels for kids and tweens!

Cute, cozy fantasy graphic novels for kids and tweens? Yes! An unsurprising amount of them are about cats.

Welcoming Elaine Powers, our newest Writer in Residence

Elaine's residency runs May 16 through July 29 and includes one-on-one sessions and three workshops.

Tween Fiction in a Historical Setting: Overseas

Be taken to another country at another time in history!

Adventure Begins at Your Library

This year, our Summer Learning theme is "Adventure Begins at Your Library". These adventure stories happen in libraries, or within books.

Bringing the Aloha spirit to Tucson

Halau Hula O Ualani will be performing Hawaiian dance at the AANHPI Heritage Festival and Market on Sunday, May 11 at the Tucson Mall.

May is National Mystery Month - Tween Edition!

The Mystery Writers of America dubbed May as National Mystery Month! To celebrate, here are some tween/middle grade mysteries.

Graphic Novel Gems: Adventure Awaits

From superheroes to super diaper babies, from kittens to mermicorns, this graphic novel list covers adventures and adventurers of all kinds!

Graphic Novels on Sexuality

These graphic novels for children and teens cover a range of topics, including illustrated guides covering body types, puberty & sex.

Schneider Family Book Award Winners

These honor an author or illustrator for books that embody an artistic expression of the disability experience for children and adolescents.

What's that smell?

The sense of smell is celebrated annually on the last Saturday of April. Get young readers curious about sniffing around with these books.

The Library isn't a quiet place

"We are the place for you to build trust with others, and to feel welcome. as a newcomer, retiree, teen, or anyone in between."

Día de la Tierra/Earth Day (Nuestras Raíces Edition)

These children's books are about the appreciation, protection, and changing environment on our planet.

Three Books on a Theme: Twisted Fairy Tales

Here are three books to guide tweens, teens, and adults into the realm of twisted fairy tales. Don't miss the bonus book list!
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