Help your littles learn and practice expressing their emotions with our new emotion & feeling themed action cards! Click here to view and print.
Help your littles get their wiggles out and learn shapes with our printable action cards! Click here to view and print our shape themed action cards.
Happy New Year! Click here to view and print our New Year display which aims to feature nonfiction.
Adventure never ends at the library! Click here to view and print the Up bulletin board. The PDF is suitable for poster printers and will print 34x28 - it will also print normally on a regular 8.5x11 sheet.
Frozen II featured incredible discussion and conversation about feelings and emotions! Be sure to check out the library's collection on that topic. Click here to view the first half of the bulletin board, and click here to view the second half!
Rick Riordan is one of our favorite authors! His numerous series bring mythology to life and feature incredible characters from countless diverse backgrounds. Click here for the printable PDF of all of his series in order!
Reading together every night will help your child develop a love reading as well as give you special time together!
The routine, knowing they are loved, and their use of imagination will also help your child sleep more soundly and develop a healthy brain.
Click here for the PDF list of of books. Click here for the first half of the bulletin board - click here for the second half of the bulletin board.
Happy New Year!
Celebrate the new year with our free printable party hat. Be sure to keep the bottom portion after you cut to tape to each end of the hat. Click here to view and download!
Science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) are all around us, all the time! Check out our latest & greatest STEM books featuring a protagonist of color. All books are available for checkout from the Cape May County Library system.
Rox’s Secret Code by Archambault: “Rox does not want to clean up her room, so she creates a robot to do her chores for her, but Chorebot gets out of control.”
Georgia’s Terrific, Colorific Experiment by Persico: “Georgia wants to become a famous scientist, but she does not think her family of artists can be of any help to her.”
Two Problems for Sophia by Averbeck: “Sophia is happy to have Noodle, her One True Desire, yet her new pet comes with two giraffe-sized problems."
Fairy Science by Spires: “All the fairies in Pixieville believe in magic--except Esther. She believes in science. When a forest tree stops growing, all the fairies are stumped--including Esther. But not for long! Esther knows that science can get to the root of the problem--and its solution!”
Astronaut Annie by Slade: “When Annie has a career day at her school, each member of her family wonders if she will choose their career path--her grandfather the news photographer, her father the mountain climber or her mother the basketball player--until she reveals a dream that is all her own.”
How to Code a Roller Coaster by Funk: “"Pearl and her trusty rust-proof robot, Pascal, are enjoying a day out at the amusement park and learning more about coding.”
The Little Red Fort by Maier: “In this adaptation of the Little Red Hen fable, Ruby wants to build a fort, but her three brothers refuse to help, so when the fort is finished Ruby will not let them join her--until the boys come up with a few embellishments for the fort, like a mailbox, a garden, and a fresh coat of paint.”
Oh No! or, How My Science Project Destroyed the World by Barnett: “After winning the science fair with the giant robot she has builAda Twist is a very curious girl who shows perseverance by asking questions and performing experiments to find things out and understand the world.t, a little girl realizes that there is a major problem.”
Ada Twist, Scientist by Beaty: “Ada Twist is a very curious girl who shows perseverance by asking questions and performing experiments to find things out and understand the world.”
Be a Maker by Howes: “Illustrations and simple, rhyming text invite the reader to make everything from a tower to a charitable donation, alone or with neighbors.”
Rocket Says Look Up! by Bryon: “Aspiring astronaut Rocket draws her community together to see a rare appearance of the Phoenix Meteor Showers, hoping especially that her big brother, Jamal, will look up from his phone.”
Cece Loves Science and Adventure by Beaty: “When Cece and her Adventure Girls troop face a sudden thunderstorm, they use science, technology, engineering, and math to solve problems and make their way safely back to camp.”
The checkouts are in, and we officially have our most popular children’s books of 2019! Here are the titles, according to collection:
The Pigeon Finds a Hot Dog! by Mo Willems
Don’t Let the Pigeon Stay Up Late! by Mo Willems
Strictly No Elephants by Lisa Mantchev
I’m a Shark! by Bob Shea
The Pigeon Wants a Puppy! by Mo Willems
The Lorax by Dr. Seuss
If You Give a Mouse a Cookie by Laura Numeroff
Disney Princess Bedtime Stories
Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus! by Mo Willems
How to Catch a Unicorn by Adam Wallace
Thelma the Unicorn by Aaron Blabey
The Duckling Gets a Cookie?! by Mo Willems
Llama Destroys the World by Jonathan Stutzman
The Petes Go Marching by James Dean
You Don’t Want a Unicorn! by Ame Dyckman
Aqualicious by Victoria Kann
Creepy Pair of Underwear! by Aaron Reynolds
Minecraft: Construction Handbook by Matthew Needler
Minecraft: Redstone Handbook by Nick Farwell
Minecraft Combat Handbook by Stephanie Milton
The LEGO Ideas Book: Unlock Your Imagination by Daniel Lipkowitz
Minecraft: Essential Handbook by Stephanie Milton
Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark by Alvin Schwartz
Weird but True! Food: 300 Bite-Size Facts about Incredible Edibles!
The Disney Princess Cookbook by Cindy Littlefield
Guinness World Records: 2019
Roblox Character Encyclopedia by Alexander Cox
The Ultimate Book of Sharks by Brian Skerry
Look and Find: Disney Moana by Emily Skwish
Look and Find: The Mighty Avengers
Big Book of Animals: A LEGO Adventure in the Real World
Fly Guy Presents: Sharks by Tedd Arnold
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone by J.K. Rowling
Kiss and Spell by Suzanne Selfors
Wonder by R. J. Palacio
Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules by Jeff Kinney
The One and Only Ivan by Katherine Applegate
Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days by Jeff Kinney
Once Upon a Pet: A Collection of Little Pet Stories by Suzanne Selfors
Tales from a Not-So-Happy Birthday by Rachel Russell
Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Cabin Fever by Jeff Kinney
Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Getaway by Jeff Kinney
Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days
Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Hard Luck
Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Meltdown
Dog Man by Dav Pilkey
Dog Man Unleashed by Dav Pilkey
Dog Man: Lord of the Fleas by Dav Pilkey
Dog Man: Brawl of the Wild by Dav Pilkey
Dog Man: A Tale of Two Kitties by Dav Pilkey
Dog Man and Cat Kid by Dav Pilkey
Gravity Falls: Lost Legends by Alex Hirsch
Ghosts by Raina Telgemeier
Drama by Raina Telgemeier
Kristy’s Big Day by Ann. M. Martin
Phoebe and Her Unicorn by Dana Simpson
Narwhal’s Otter Friend by Ben Clanton