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Fri: 9 AM – 6 PM
Sat: 9AM – 5 PM
Sun: Noon – 5 PM

Books and More

Book Match

Can't decide what to read next? Do you have a reluctant reader in your household? Fill out a request for a personalized booklist!

Kids Booklists

Need a quick list of books recommended by the Children's Department staff? We have lists of books by level of reader (early and older) and by genre - from adventure to mysteries to sports.


Access ebooks, digital audiobooks, streaming movies, music, and more!

Battle of the Books

4th and 5th grade students in Park Ridge test their book smarts by answering questions about 32 books. The team with the most points at the end wins, but we ALL get cupcakes and read some great books so we all win!

Book Madness

32 favorite books for 4th and 5th graders go head-to-head in this "March Madness" style tournament of books.

Book Club Resources

If your child is in a book club or you and your child are in a book club together, use this resource to select and gather your next book. Never thought about a book club for kids or parents with their kids??? Take a look! We can help you get started.

NextRead Newsletters

Want new book recommendations on a monthly basis? Subscribe to our NextRead Picture Books or Kids' Books newsletters and receive recommendations for new books and more.

Still Looking for a Good Book?

Can't find what you want through our resources? If you're just still looking for something to read, take a look at these helpful external sites to find your new favorite book.