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Let the Children March Cover Image

In 1963, thousands of children and teenagers—some as young as seven years old—marched for desegregation in Birmingham, Alabama. The “Birmingham Children’s Crusad...

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Blast From the Past

Granddaddy's Turn: A Journey to the Ballot Box Cover Image

Life on the farm with Granddaddy can be hard work for young Michael but as his grandfather often tries to teach, patience is a virtue. Michael finds this lesson...

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YA Pick

We've Got a Job: The 1963 Birmingham Children's March Cover Image

In May of 1963, Birmingham, AL, was one of the most heavily-segregated cities in the U.S. But when civil rights activists such as Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and...

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Join our signed first editions club and have a first edition, first printing of a new children’s picture book delivered each month directly to your doorstep (or pick it up at the store). The February book is I Am Loved by Nikki Giovanni and Ashley Bryan (Atheneum, $17.99).



Mamoo Kids Zipper Totes

Gifts for Kids

Mamoo creates awe-inspiring bags for active, adventurous kids. The zipper totes are handcrafted in Oakland, CA from 100% natural cotton canvas with adjustable cross-body strap and are machine washable. They are just the right size to hold standard-size kids’ folders.


Teen Book Group

The Teen Book Group for teens ages 13–16 meets on the fourth Sunday of the month at 3:30 p.m., downstairs in the Children and Teens Department, to discuss and dissect a book of our choosing. The next meeting is on February 25 at 3:30 and we will be reading Strange Fire by Tommy Wallach. Have questions? Interested in joining? Email Emily at