Youth Books & Online Resources

The Youth Services Staff is pleased to introduce you to the materials and services we have available for you. The materials and services listed below are provided by the Town and Country Public Library as part of our mission to support educational efforts within our service area.

Picture Books Collection

  • Fiction and non-fiction books and graphic novels for elementary school students
  • NEW: LEGO book collection
  • Young adult fiction and non-fiction books, and graphic novels
  • Award books: Newbery, Caldecott, Monarch, Bluestem, Caudill, Abe Lincoln, and other award books
  • Fiction series collections for young readers and young adults
  • Holiday book collections
  • Biographies, including special presidential series
  • Collection of bilingual Spanish/English books
  • Reference materials for elementary school students
  • Magazines for children and young adults

Youth Online Resources

The Youth Services Staff is pleased to introduce you to the materials and services we have available for you.

Book Search Resources & Alerts

New Book Alerts

Wouldn’t it be great if you were notified when the Library received new books? New Book Alerts is a free online service that showcases the newest titles purchased by the Library. If you see a new title that you are interested in, just click “check catalog” to place a hold on the item right away.

Goodreads

Goodreads users can add books to their personal bookshelves, rate and review books, see what their friends and authors are reading, and get suggestions for future reading choices based on their reviews of previously read books.

    NoveList Plus

    NoveList Plus is the premiere database of reading recommendations, available through Town and Country Public Library. Want to find a new author? Can’t remember all the titles in a series? NoveList Plus is a great resource for readers. Browse by book genre, browses by book appeal.

    Shoutbomb Text Alerts

    This service will text you about holds, renewals and almost overdues. In addition, it will allow you to renew eligible items with a simple return text message. Text magic@shoutbomb.com. In the body of the message type SIGNUP and send.

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