New Materials for Children and Teens

Our Children’s Librarians purchase new titles each month.  Please check out our newest titles below.

New Books for Kids

New Books for Teens

Have you tried our new portable, digital Playaway products?  Great for use at home, on a long car trip, or just for exploring technology in a safe, secure format.  Check out our wide selection of topics and take one home today.

Playaway Launchpads: preloaded learning tablets for kids age 3 to 7

Mix. Match. Magic! Math
PreK
Preschoolers will mix, match, sort, count and race their way through a world of early education math concepts taught through engaging games and puzzles. Learn number names and symbols ; Practice counting and sorting ; Develop problem-solving skills ; Improve memory and concentration.

Letters, letters everywhere! English language arts
Grades K-2
Imaginations will soar as children discover art, bake treats, make 3D animations, and develop creative thinking skills alongside aliens, dragons and other animated characters. Draw, paint and create ; Learn about baking ; Strengthen creative thinking skills ; Develop hand-eye coordination.

Art rocks! Creativity
PreK
Children will find their way through a series of puzzles and mazes where they’ll discover art, shapes and much more while engaging their minds and having fun. Solve themed puzzles; navigate challenging, fun mazes; explore force, acceleration, buoyancy, heat, elasticity; develop critical thinking skills.

A-maze-ing mind! Critical thinking
PreK
Children will find their way through a series of puzzles and mazes where they’ll discover art, shapes and much more while engaging their minds and having fun. Solve themed puzzles; navigate challenging, fun mazes; explore force, acceleration, buoyancy, heat, elasticity; develop critical thinking skills.

You auto know! Transportation
PreK
Vehicles, cityscapes, robots and more come to life as children develop their curiosity in building and engineering. Gain a basic understanding of engineering; develop creativity and visualization skills; explore cause and effect; strengthen hand-eye coordination and memory skills.

PAWsome adventures! Cats
Grades K to 2
Children are joined by their feline friends through an action-packed adventure filled with educational games, interactive storybooks, and more! Learn math fundamentals; practice letters, shapes and colors; expand imagination; strengthen problem-solving skills.

Van Gogh go go! Painting and drawing
PreK
The world is a blank canvas that children can color all their own while playing games and interacting with stories that engage the imagination and encourage creative thinking. Explore color sense ; Learn the alphabet ; Practice drawing and painting ; Express creativity.

A royal party! Princesses
Grades K to 2
This magical adventure takes kids deep into a land of princesses, dragons, and other fantastical creatures to explore their imaginations and learn early education fundamentals. Explore colors ; Learn cause and effect ; Expand vocabulary ; Strengthen concentration skills.

Prehistoric playground! Dinosaurs
Grade K to 2
Kids will be transported to another time while digging, playing, and learning about dinosaurs and prehistoric creatures from the Brachiosaurus to the Woolly Rhinoceros. Learn about all of your favorite dinosaurs ; Explore prehistoric times ; Strengthen critical thinking skills ; Develop a love for science.

Peek-a-zoo! Animals
PreK
This wild adventure is loaded with games, puzzles and learning tools that teach kids the basics of biology, the fundamentals of reading, important life skills and more! Dive into animal science ; Strengthen imagination and creativity ; Develop early phonics and reading skills ; Explore new languages.

Out of this world! Space
Grade K to 2
Kids will use imagination and brainpower to work their way through a galaxy of interactive storybooks, games, math challenges and more! Improve memory and concentration ; Explore math concepts ; Learn early reading and phonics skills ; Develop critical thinking skills.

Let’s go underwater! Under the sea
Grades K to 2
Children will dive into the deep blue sea alongside salt-water friends to explore math, reading, and other early education basics! Learn elementary math concepts ; Expand reading skills ; Strengthen writing skills ; Develop problem-solving skills.

Fast thinker! Fantasy
Grades K to 2
Children will elevate their minds as they invent new objects, solve puzzles, play, and explore in lands filled with everything from math to reading, writing, and life skills. Learn reading fundamentals; explore math concepts; experiment with shapes and colors; experience daily routines in fun ways

Build it. Fix it. Fun! Building and engineering
PreK
Vehicles, cityscapes, robots and more come to life as children develop their curiosity in building and engineering. Gain a basic understanding of engineering; develop creativity and visualization skills; explore cause and effect; strengthen hand-eye coordination and memory skills.

Playaway View: All-in-one preloaded video player for kids age 3 to 8

Disney animal world
Sid the science kid Wanna be a scientist?
Meet the sight words. Level 1
Meet the sight words. L evel 2
Meet the sight words: Level 3
Clifford the big red dog
Don’t let the pigeon drive the bus and other stories
The busy world of Richard Scarry: Busytown on the high seas.
Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood. Learning is everywhere
The Berenstain Bears. Caring and sharing
The Berenstain Bears. The wonder of Spring
Chicka chicka boom boom and other stories for the very young
Numbers & ABCs (Sesame Street)
Sing & dance (Sesame Street)
How do dinosaurs say goodnight? and other tales.