Story Time Schedule

Enthusiastic Patron

Alaina is such a delight and is
always asking questions during
the programs she attends! 
She is an enthusiastic learner

The 2022 Newbery and Caldecott medals go to...

Find out which books were among other honors by reading about it here.

Virtual Ag-Citing Experience videos give youth a glimpse into where our food comes from...just click on the tab at the top of the page - "Things to Do at the Library" to view the videos.

Come discover just how influential you can be in your county. The Great Start Parent Coalition (GSPC) is a place where you can voice your opinions, learn new things and connect with other parents.
Click on the "
For Parents" tab to register.

Borrow ebooks and audiobooks on your phone, eReader, tablet or computer from our digital library. Read anytime, anywhere. Visit our Kids Reading Room! 

Stay SAFE!

Educators, some exciting news!!
Parents, teachers, librarians, educators...looking for some classroom resources simply click on the tab "For Parents" on the top of the children's main page for more information.

Van Buren County
Parents register your children

Register your child from birth to their 5th birthday and receive FREE books every month.
Children must live in Van Buren County.

Or register by mail. Simply print the pdf file, fill out and mail.


Interested in on the "Things To Do at the Library" tab at the top of the main page.


Summer Science Resources

We added some Summer Science on the "Things to Do at the Library" tab at the top of the main page.


Things to Do Tab
Want to do some cool quick and easy experiments?

Click on the tab "Things to Do at the Library" at the top of the page. 

Kids learn about COVID-19

Learn more about the virus
at comics for good



New Books - November 2022
Read Me Before I Leave

New Books - September / October 2022
New Books - August 2022
American Library Association
The American Library Association (ALA) announces the 2022 Youth Media Award winners. 

Below are a couple of books we have in our catalog that are winners.

For more information on the award winners, click here

(click on book title image for a title peek)
John Newberry Medal  winner:

The following is one of the three for the King Illustrator Honor Books selected:

The Randolph Caldecott Medal winner: 


Book Talk with Ms. Gail

Book title: When Life Gives You Mangos
Author: Kereen Getten
(click on book cover for a title peek)
Listen to Ms. Gail talk about
the book and characters
in the YouTube video below.