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Public Computers for Kids & Teens
Each library location has specially designated children's computers that provide educational applications for kids up to age 12. Teens ages 13-18 can use the library's designated teen computers. Find out more about public computer services at the library.
Something About the Author - Find out about the lives and works of authors and illustrators for children and young adults.
ReadKiddoRead - James Patterson’s website provides excellent suggested reading lists by age. There’s something for every reader.
KidsReads - A great website with reviews, coming soon section, author interviews, special features and more.
Bookwork for Kids - Reviews are divided into age groups, subjects, genres, and themes to help you find the right book.
What’s Next: Books in Series - What book comes next in the series you’re reading? Find out here.
Commonsense Media - Parents can search for reviews that give information on age appropriateness of children’s materials.
Buckeye Children's Book Award - Ohio kids vote for the best books of the year.
Newbery Medal - Since 1922, this award has been given to books for children of distinguished quality.
Caldecott Medal - Since 1938, this award has been given to the artist/illustrator of the most distinguished picture book.
Geisel Award - A new award for books for beginning readers.
Sibert Medal - A relatively new award for informational (nonfiction) books for children.
Coretta Scott King Award - Awarded to an African American illustrator and author of children’s books that promote, educate, and enhance the American Dream of a multicultural society.
Belpre Medal - An Award for the Latino/a author and illustrator whose work highlights the Latino experience.