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Books 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 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!


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

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.

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.