Listen Up! Audiobooks for Family Road Trips

It’s that time of year- summertime, and that means family vacation season. We’ve put together a list of acclaimed audiobooks that will entertain the whole family, no matter the length of your drive. Some are even read by a full cast of voice actors, and some have music and sound effects!

New Ways to Craft for the Master Crafter!

So you’re the craft master, huh? You’ve tried it all, have you?

Macrame? Just fancy knots, nothing hard.
Origami? More like SNOREagami because it was so simple for you.

Close-to-Home National Parks Week Adventures!

Only a few days remain of National Parks Week (which is 9 days long, for some reason). Let’s be honest, though: our National Parks system deserves an extra long week. They’re great! Though I must ask, how many National Parks have you been to this week?

Storytime Tips from Your Youth Librarians

Reading is key to children's brain development, and parents can encourage that best by reading to their children.  Your CGPL youth librarians are here to offer you our tips that turn a regular read-aloud into an awesome storytime.

Quiz: How Well Do You Know Your Library?

For those of you who don’t know, April 7th through the 13th is National Library Week. Every year, the month of April hosts National Library Week, and the ALA (American Library Association) usually sets a theme. This year, it’s “Ready, Set, Library!” 

Comics Aren't Kids' Stuff!

Batman. Spiderman. Stilt-Man. You might think of these names when you think about comic books. (Except probably Stilt-Man, who is real and was at one point fighting Daredevil in Marvel Comics. That’s his picture over there.).

Quiz: Which Trailblazing Woman Are You?

During March, we celebrate Women’s History Month by thinking of the women who have positively influenced our global society throughout time. Through arts, sciences, law, and even sports, women have continued to redefine what it means to be female.

Start Exploring Black History This Month

February can mean a lot of things to a lot of people, from their first birthday in four years to some time with their sweetheart, but one of the most important things we should all try to celebrate is Black History Month. The man in the picture there is Edward C.

Award-Winning Board Games

Were you aware that one of the many things the country of Germany is known for is board games? One of the reasons for this is that the most prestigious award in board games, the Academy Award of board game design, is awarded every year in Nürnberg.

Let's Take a Shelfie!

We are back again folks with Library Shelfie Day! This fun little holiday takes place on the fourth Wednesday in January every year and celebrates books and their readers! So take some time to show off those shelves and tell us what your favorite books are.

Peculiar People Day

Everyone has someone they know that’s a little odd, a little silly. They might be a friend, or a family member, or even a neighbor that everyone thinks of fondly for their quirky behavior.

This New Year, Make Some Bookish Resolutions

This year, we challenge you to read intentionally. Not sure how to go about that? We've rounded up suggestions for reading resolutions that will help you make 2024 a year for the books. These tips can be applicable to you or any children in your life.