Kids Books & Reading

Four kids sitting on a couch and reading books in the library.

CLPL Book Discussion Groups

Bluestem Book Club

    • Read and discuss books from the annual Bluestem Book Award nominee list. Participants vote to choose what we read.
    • Kids in grades 3-5
    • Meets weekly in June and July

Caudill Book Club

Family Graphic Novel Club

    • Discuss a graphic novel and do a fun activity.
    • Kids in grades 1-4 with their parent or guardian
    • Meets monthly

Reading Programs

1000 Books Before Kindergarten – year-round

Summer Reading Program – June – July

Winter Reading Program – December – January

Reading Suggestions

Booklists – staff suggestions on a variety of topics for a variety of ages

Award Winners and Nominees– includes state awards (like Caudill) and national awards (like Caldecott)

Need help finding your next favorite book? Your friendly CLPL librarians are here for you! Submit this form and we’ll prepare a list of suggested titles.