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Community Jam & Coat Give-Away
Community Jam & Coat Give-Away

Family friendly event with activities for kids and music plus distribution of coats for children up to age 12 at the East End Library on Tuesday, December 8 from 6-7:30 pm. Call 646-4474 for details.

Family Children Teens Seniors

Reading for Children

Find a great book using databases we provide for our patrons, or look at one of the recommended booklists that we've compiled for you.

Access Through Richmond Public Library:




Click here for TumbleBooks TumbleBooks
TumbleBooks are animated, talking picture books that you can read, or have read to you. Tumblebooks are ideal for beginning readers.


Want to read a book about a boy who plays baseball? How about  four sisters on summer vacation solving a mystery? Novelist lets you search for a book by plot, author, keywords, or read-a-likes by some of your favorite authors!

Access: Enter your Richmond Public Library card number.


General Online Resources:

ALA Notable Children's Book List

Children's Book Council

International Reading Association

Oprah's Kids Reading List

Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art

Jim Trelease's website, with excerpts from The Read-Aloud Handbook

Horn Book

Carol Hurst's Children's Literature Site

School Library Journal
The Barahona Center for the Study of Books in Spanish for Children and Adolescents