Summer Reading 2020

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Mindful Minis

Jul 7th | 2:00pm - 2:30pm
Online event
The Mindful Mini program is a series of classes designed to introduce children to mindfulness-based tools helpful for stress-reduction...

NoveList Plus

Fiction and nonfiction reading recommendations, including reviews, articles, reading lists, and more. For kids, teens, and adults.

Booklists

Summer Reading Ideas: Read Aloud

We've selected from a wide variety of genres. If you're not planning to read to a child, the books for grown-ups start about halfway down.

Staff Picks: Our Favorite Rereads

Sometimes you love a book so much, it's not enough to read it only once! Staff from the BPL recommend their favorite books to reread...

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NoveList Plus

Fiction and nonfiction reading recommendations, including reviews, articles, reading lists, and more. For kids, teens, and adults.

Summer Reading Ideas: Read Aloud

We've selected from a wide variety of genres. If you're not planning to read to a child, the books for grown-ups start about halfway down.

Staff Picks: Our Favorite Rereads

Sometimes you love a book so much, it's not enough to read it only once! Staff from the BPL recommend their favorite books to reread...

Family Book Club

Jul 11th | 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Online event
Once a month, book lovers entering Grades K through 3 and their families can come together on Zoom to discover new chapter books, chat,…

Reading the Rainbow: An LGBTQ Book Club - Girl, Woman, Other

Jul 9th | 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Online event
Reading the Rainbow is an online-exclusive book group geared towards members of the LGBTQ+ community. Join us for a lively discussion of...

Creative Kids Challenge: Accidental Art - Blob Your Story!

Use blobs, smears, and scribbles to draw a picture that tells a whole story. Include a hero, an obstacle, and a setting. Email photos to us.

BPL Staff Picks: July 2020

Each month our staff recommend their favorite books, from fiction & nonfiction to graphic novels, picture books, and everything in between.

12 Genealogy eBooks

These genealogy guides are all available for instant check-out on Hoopla.

Summer Reading Ideas: Books to Read in Bed

Do you need help choosing a book to read in bed for this year's summer reading challenge? Give one of these recommended titles a try!

Mindful Minis

Jul 7th | 2:00pm - 2:30pm
Online event
The Mindful Mini program is a series of classes designed to introduce children to mindfulness-based tools helpful for stress-reduction...

BPL Patrons Recommend: 16 Current Reads

Here are some books fellow BPL patrons are reading right now! Want to recommend a favorite? Tag us on your social media & use #BPLBookWorm

Books Worth Revisiting: 15 Years of NYT #1 Bestsellers

Revisit our favorite #1 New York Times bestsellers of the past fifteen years, and see if they're even better the second time through.

Sunshine and Summertime

Summer is peak season for juicy fiction, swoon-worthy romances, and gripping thrillers. There's nothing like the hottest beach reads to...

Celebrate Black Voices: Simultaneous Use Fiction

It's more important than ever to uplift & celebrate Black authors. While most of our titles by Black authors have wait lists, these titles..

13 Trans and Non-Binary Fantasy Novels

Check out one of these gender-affirming fantasy novels by trans and nonbinary authors and discover a welcoming, magical world!

Summer Reading Ideas: Authors of Color

Do you need help choosing a book by an author of color for this year's summer reading challenge? Give one of these recommended titles a try!
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