Finding the right book
Need help choosing books for young children? Discover how photos, textures, big bold words, and other fun features make books even more enjoyable and valuable for children.
Ezra Jack Keats Award winners
Looking for some great new children's picture books that celebrate our multicultural world? Then don't miss Same, Same But Different and Tia Isa Wants a Car. Both of these charming and colorful books were awarded 2012 Ezra Jack Keats Awards for new authors and illustrators. Many past winners are also available at Hennepin County Library.
Babies need books
Read to Me videos show how easy and fun it can be for parents and caregivers to share books with babies and young children. Not sure what books to choose? There are many wonderful books for babies available at the library. Just ask a librarian if you need any help.