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Novelist Plus K-8

We welcome the opportunity to help you find the “just right” books for children ages birth through age 12!  Whether you are looking for a read alike or interested in a certain topic, we can search our collection at PPL or beyond!

Meet Megan McDonald on Saturday, October 26 at 2:00 pm in the Rines Auditorium.

 

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There are book awards given each year that honor Maine authors and illustrators or books that focus on our state. There are other awards that are determined each year by Maine children.

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There are numerous awards granted each year for the best children’s books. Here are descriptions of the 5 most distinguished awards and their lists for present and past years.

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Can’t find your favorite book on the shelf? Here are some suggestions for read alikes of our most popular chapter books and graphic novels.

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Looking for recommendations of our favorite picture books about trucks and construction equipment? Or picture books about a new sibling in the family? The Children’s staff has curated lists of books on the most frequently asked for topics!

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The Sam L. Cohen Children’s Library hosts a monthly book club for girls ages 9-12. Smart Girls Read @ PPL book club provides a forum where girls can explore what’s on their minds: what’s really important to them as well as strengthening their sense of self.

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Up Next at the Library:
Oct15
Cooking Matters!6:00pm - 7:00pm
Main Library
Oct16
Rhythm & Rhymes for Babies at Peaks10:15am - 11:00am
Peaks Island Branch
Oct16
Rhythm and Rhymes for Babies - Main Library10:30am - 11:00am
Sam L. Cohen Children’s Library
From the PPL blog:
Maine Citizen’s Guide to the Referendum Election, Tuesday, November 5, 2019
Maine Citizen’s Guide to the November 6, 2018 referendum Election.   More »
Snapshots from the Stacks: The Book of the Week Project
We celebrate books, writers, readers, and one year of the Book of the Week project at the library.   More »
FREE Constitution: 09/17/19 Constitution Day.
FREE Constitution: 09/17/19 Constitution Day   More »
Contact the Librarian
Mary Peverada   Email »
Youth Services Director
(207) 871-1700 Ext. 707
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