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AFI 100 Years...100 Movies (Movies)

AFI’s 100 Years…100 Movies – 10th Anniversary Edition is an updated edition to AFI’s 100 Years…100 Movies, a list of the top 100 greatest American films of all time. View all 95 Titles in this collection ⮞

Action and Survival (Teen)

These young adult stories are filled with action and a struggle to survive. View all 20 Titles in this collection ⮞

Amazing Alphabet

Alphabet books and DVDs are a fun way to promote literacy, vocabulary and language skills. Encourage your child's love of reading through alphabet books and DVDs that contain letters, sound and rhyme. View all 22 Titles in this collection ⮞

Asian American Authors (Teen)

Great books by leading Asian American Authors. View all 20 Titles in this collection ⮞

Autumn Reads

Stories that are enhanced by the atmosphere of autumn. View all 19 Titles in this collection ⮞

Back to School (Kids)

Get ready to go back to school with these books for elementary schoolers. View all 38 Titles in this collection ⮞

Banned Books Week

September 27- October 3 is Banned Books Week. Some of the choices may surprise you. Check them out! View all 152 Titles in this collection ⮞

Black History Month

February is Black History Month. Celebrate the history of African Americans by reading about notable people, events, cultural narratives, and true stories of heroism. The entire family can share reading from this list of relevant titles in African American history. View all 52 Titles in this collection ⮞

Black Lives Matter

A diverse and inclusive collection on social justice, a concept of fair and just relations between the individual and society, as measured by the distribution of wealth, opportunities for personal activity, and social privileges. View all 20 Titles in this collection ⮞

Black Lives Matter (Kids)

Share these books and start important conversations about social justice with children. View all 22 Titles in this collection ⮞

Black Lives Matter (Teen)

Books addressing race and social justice issues. View all 19 Titles in this collection ⮞

Black Poetry Day

Black Poetry Day on October 17th honors past and present black poets. View all 21 Titles in this collection ⮞

Book Clubs - Hello Sunshine

Hello Sunshine is actress Reese Witherspoon's popular book club! Here are her most recent selections in many formats to choose from. View all 25 Titles in this collection ⮞

Book Clubs - Morning Shows

Did you know Good Morning America and The Today Show both have Book Clubs!? Here are titles from both clubs. View all 23 Titles in this collection ⮞

Book Clubs - Oprah

Oprah started her Book Club in 1996. The titles she chose became instant bestsellers. View all 20 Titles in this collection ⮞

Books in Translation

Read across the world with these standout translated novels of the last decade. View all 20 Titles in this collection ⮞

Buckle Up Movies

Strap in and watch some of the most popular car movies of all time. View all 24 Titles in this collection ⮞

Celebrate Libraries (Youth)

October is Michigan Library Appreciation Month. Enjoy one of these library themed books highlighting all the many ways libraries facilitate exploration and discovery! View all 22 Titles in this collection ⮞

Celebrate Our Differences (Kids)

Explore this list of titles promoting tolerance. View all 33 Titles in this collection ⮞

Chillaxing to the Classics

Relaxing classical pieces to help you chill. View all 19 Titles in this collection ⮞

Chinese New Year (Kids)

The first day of the first month on the traditional Chinese calendar is Chinese New Year. Celebrate by reading these books. View all 25 Titles in this collection ⮞

Christmas (Kids)

Ho, Ho, Ho! Check out these materials to help get you in the Christmas spirit! View all 32 Titles in this collection ⮞

Christmas Fiction

Enjoy these Holiday titles with a cheerful and festive theme! View all 26 Titles in this collection ⮞

Classics

These classic titles will make you love reading even more. View all 100 Titles in this collection ⮞

Contemporary Jewish Female Authors

Enjoy these reads from some of the most popular Jewish women authors writing today. View all 21 Titles in this collection ⮞

Cooking with Kids (Kids)

Adults and kids can cook wonderful meals together while making memories during the holidays. View all 25 Titles in this collection ⮞

December Holidays (Movies)

Christmas, Chanukah, and Kwanzaa films for the Holiday season! Choose from this great selection of DVDs and get the popcorn ready! View all 42 Titles in this collection ⮞

Disabilities and Illnesses

These books offer stories displaying illnesses, disabilities and different abilities in fiction. View all 20 Titles in this collection ⮞

Disabled or Different Ability Characters (Teen)

These teen books offer stories displaying illnesses, disabilities and different abilities. View all 22 Titles in this collection ⮞

Fall 2020 Diverse Fiction

New fiction titles that will be released in the fall of 2020 or winter 2021. View all 20 Titles in this collection ⮞

Fall 2020 New Books

Some of the most anticipated books being published this fall. View all 21 Titles in this collection ⮞

Fall Fun (Kids)

Fall into a good book! View all 19 Titles in this collection ⮞

Family Favorite Movies (Movies)

Looking for family movie night ideas? Here are some DVDs the whole family will enjoy. View all 19 Titles in this collection ⮞

Fantasy

These are some of the most popular fantasy fiction books for adults of all times. View all 20 Titles in this collection ⮞

Fearless Female Movie Heroes (Movies)

Enjoy these action-packed, adrenaline-filled movies with strong female lead characters. View all 21 Titles in this collection ⮞

Fiction with Song (Teen)

These teen titles feature music as part of the stories. View all 20 Titles in this collection ⮞

Friends In Our World - Asian Friends (Kids)

Read one of these fiction books featuring characters from an Asian culture. View all 21 Titles in this collection ⮞

Friends In Our World - Hispanic Friends (Kids)

September 15 - October 15 is Hispanic Heritage Month. Celebrate by reading one of these fiction books featuring characters from a Hispanic culture. View all 19 Titles in this collection ⮞

Friends In Our World - Jewish Friends (Kids)

Fiction books featuring Jewish characters, history and culture. View all 26 Titles in this collection ⮞

Friends In Our World - Muslim Friends (Kids)

Enjoy these fiction books featuring Muslim characters. View all 13 Titles in this collection ⮞

Friends in Our World - Civil Rights Activist Friends (Kids)

Read one of these fiction books featuring characters engaged in situations involving civil rights. View all 25 Titles in this collection ⮞

Friends in Our World - Disabled Friends (Kids)

These books offer stories displaying illnesses, disabilities and different abilities in fiction. View all 23 Titles in this collection ⮞

Friends in Our World - LGBTQ+ Friends (Kids)

Fiction books featuring LGBTQ+ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender) characters. View all 19 Titles in this collection ⮞

Grandparents are Special!

Spending time with grandparents is the best! Celebrate National Grandparents Day September 13. View all 11 Titles in this collection ⮞

Great Gamer Reads

Take a break from playing video games and enjoy some stories that feature them. These titles feature video game elements and culture. View all 20 Titles in this collection ⮞

Halloween (Kids)

Get ready for Halloween with these spooky picture books! View all 46 Titles in this collection ⮞

Halloween (Movies)

Get ready for Halloween with these movies - from family favorites to scary classics! View all 45 Titles in this collection ⮞

Hanukkah (Kids)

Enjoy every night of Hanukkah with these festive books for kids. View all 41 Titles in this collection ⮞

Hispanic Heritage Month

Enjoy these selections from Hispanic authors from the adult fiction and non-fiction collections. View all 49 Titles in this collection ⮞

Hispanic Heritage Month (Teen)

September 15 - October 15 is Hispanic Heritage Month. Celebrate by reading some great titles from Hispanic American writers. View all 25 Titles in this collection ⮞

Historical Fiction

These novels interweave historical facts with fictional elements. View all 17 Titles in this collection ⮞

History in the Making - African American History (Kids)

Read one of these nonfiction books to discover more about African American history. View all 37 Titles in this collection ⮞

History in the Making - Civil Rights (Kids)

Explore these nonfiction materials to learn more about the Civil Rights Movement. View all 36 Titles in this collection ⮞

History in the Making - Hispanic American History (Kids)

Read one of these non-fiction books to learn more about Hispanic American History View all 25 Titles in this collection ⮞

History in the Making - Women's Rights (Kids)

Read one of these nonfiction books to learn more about Women’s Rights & Achievements. View all 20 Titles in this collection ⮞

Holiday Cookbooks

Celebrate your cultural identity or other cultures this holiday season and include a traditional ethnic dish along with your family favorites! View all 26 Titles in this collection ⮞

Holiday Music

Popular music to brighten the holiday season. View all 20 Titles in this collection ⮞

Horror Fiction

Read every Stephen King book? Try these creepy books that you might not have heard of. View all 20 Titles in this collection ⮞

Immigrant Experience (Teen)

Each of these stories tells a different immigrant story. View all 19 Titles in this collection ⮞

In the News (Kids)

These books relate to events in the news during late summer 2020. View all 20 Titles in this collection ⮞

Kwanzaa (Kids)

December 26 - January 1 is Kwanzaa. Celebrate with this collection of youth books. View all 16 Titles in this collection ⮞

LGBTQ+

Fiction and nonfiction titles, that address the LGBTQ+ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, or questioning) experience. View all 22 Titles in this collection ⮞

LGBTQ+ Fiction (Teen)

Wonderful YA fiction with LGBTQ+ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender) characters. View all 20 Titles in this collection ⮞

Martin Luther King Jr.

Celebrate MLK Day with these books and DVDs for adults and teens about the life of Civil Rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Learn about his accomplishments and legacy. View all 30 Titles in this collection ⮞

Martin Luther King Jr. (Kids)

Celebrate MLK Day by reading one of these books to learn more about the life of Civil Rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Learn about his accomplishments and legacy. View all 30 Titles in this collection ⮞

Mesmerizing Michigan Mysteries

Enjoy these mysteries set in our Great Lakes State of Michigan! View all 20 Titles in this collection ⮞

Middle Eastern American Authors (Teen)

Read these Middle Eastern American fiction books for young adults. View all 20 Titles in this collection ⮞

Middle Eastern Culture

Explore middle eastern culture, characters, and history in this mix of fiction and non-fiction books. View all 20 Titles in this collection ⮞

Middle School Humor (Teen)

Funny stories for middle schoolers. View all 20 Titles in this collection ⮞

Middle School Must Reads (Teen)

Classic fiction for young adults. View all 15 Titles in this collection ⮞

Modern Romance

Modern romances featuring smart, capable heroes and heroines who love without boundaries. View all 21 Titles in this collection ⮞

Movies Based on Books (Movies)(Kids)

These movies were based on popular youth books. View all 21 Titles in this collection ⮞

Native American Heritage Month

November is Native American Heritage Month. Explore this proud culture by reading titles featuring Native American themes. View all 23 Titles in this collection ⮞

Native American Heritage Month (Kids)

November is Native American Heritage Month. Explore Native American culture and characters in this mix of fiction and non-fiction books for youth. View all 23 Titles in this collection ⮞

Native American Heritage Month (Teen)

November is Native American Heritage Month. Enjoy these books for young adults that feature Native American and Indigenous Peoples. View all 20 Titles in this collection ⮞

New Books On CD Collection

Entertain your ears with hot new books on CD! There are plenty to choose from for your listening pleasure. View all 20 Titles in this collection ⮞

New Diverse Fiction

Recently released fiction titles featuring diverse characters and settings. View all 30 Titles in this collection ⮞

New Large Print Titles

Enjoy these new titles from some of your favorite authors available in our Larger Print collection! View all 22 Titles in this collection ⮞

Pandemic Fiction

Read novels about epidemics to distract or help cope with today's reality. View all 19 Titles in this collection ⮞

Pandemic Fiction (Teen)

Books about pandemics, epidemics, plagues, and survival. View all 19 Titles in this collection ⮞

Read-Alikes - "Becoming"

If you like Michelle Obama's "Becoming," try these read-alikes. Our recommended titles feature inspiring, engaging, and reflective stories from and about famous men and women. View all 10 Titles in this collection ⮞

Read-Alikes - "Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine"

If you like Gail Honeyman's "Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine," try these read-alikes. These fiction titles feature quirky characters, new friendships and romances, and a moving tone. View all 10 Titles in this collection ⮞

Read-Alikes - "Outlander"

If you liked "Outlander" by Diana Gabaldon, you might enjoy one of these books! View all 20 Titles in this collection ⮞

Read-Alikes - "The Silent Patient"

If you like Alex Michaelides's "The Silent Patient," try these read-alikes. Our recommended psychological suspense titles feature flawed, unreliable narrators and intricate, fast-paced plots. View all 10 Titles in this collection ⮞

Read-Alikes - "The Tattooist of Auschwitz"

If you like Heather Morris's "The Tattooist of Auschwitz," try these read-alikes. Our recommended heart wrenching historical fiction titles are set during World War 2. View all 10 Titles in this collection ⮞

Read-Alikes - "Where the Crawdads Sing"

If you like Delia Owen's "Where the Crawdads Sing," try these read-alikes. Our recommended titles feature character - driven, atmospheric coming-of-age stories filled with difficult circumstances. View all 10 Titles in this collection ⮞

Remembering Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Remembering Supreme Court Justice and women's rights advocate Ruth Bader Ginsburg. This list includes titles for both adults and children. View all 17 Titles in this collection ⮞

Science Comics (Kids)

These gorgeously illustrated graphic novels offer wildly entertaining information on a variety of topics. Whether you’re a fourth grader doing a science project or an adult with a secret passion for sharks these books are for you! View all 20 Titles in this collection ⮞

Seek and Find! (Kids)

Seek and Find! Kids love searching for hidden pictures. View all 19 Titles in this collection ⮞

Social Justice

These new books provide insightful details into the minority experience and the history of race in America. View all 20 Titles in this collection ⮞

Spooky Reads (Teen)

Get a little fright with these spooky reads for teens! View all 20 Titles in this collection ⮞

Staff Picks - Adult Department

Take a look at the books the librarians from the adult department have enjoyed: favorites past and present! View all 27 Titles in this collection ⮞

Staff Picks - Carolyn

Carolyn is an adult librarian at the Main library. Her favorite genres are horror, magical realism, and romance. View all 28 Titles in this collection ⮞

Staff Picks - Erin

Erin is an adult librarian at the Main Library. Her favorite genres are historical fiction, fantasy, and contemporary fiction. View all 20 Titles in this collection ⮞

Staff Picks - Jolie (Movies)

Jolie is an adult librarian at the Main Library. She enjoys movies and television shows from a wide range of genres. View all 26 Titles in this collection ⮞

Staff Picks - Kim (Television)

Kim is an Adult Librarian at the Westacres Branch. Her favorite genres are mystery and biography. These are her favorite British TV shows. View all 16 Titles in this collection ⮞

Staff Picks - Mitzi (Movies)

Mitzi is a librarian in the Adult Services department at the Main Library. She believes that variety is the spice of life. She enjoys an eclectic variety of books and movies to stay engaged. View all 21 Titles in this collection ⮞

Staff Picks - Steve

Steve is the teen librarian at the Main Library. His favorite genres are history, fantasy, science fiction, and biography. View all 20 Titles in this collection ⮞

Staff Picks - Steve (Movies)

An eclectic mix of movies from Librarian Steve. View all 30 Titles in this collection ⮞

Standout Books of the Decade

These books have been featured on many different "best books of the decade" (2010s) list. Have you read them all? View all 30 Titles in this collection ⮞

Star Readalongs - (Kids)

Star Readalongs come with a built-in reader! They are great for building comprehension, fluency, and vocabulary skills. View all 15 Titles in this collection ⮞

Student Life (Teen)

Books about the experiences and challenges of teenage students. View all 22 Titles in this collection ⮞

Thanksgiving (Kids)

Celebrate Thanksgiving with this collection of youth books and movies. View all 28 Titles in this collection ⮞

Thanksgiving (Movies)

Looking for movie night ideas? Here are some DVDs with a Thanksgiving theme. View all 24 Titles in this collection ⮞

Time to Laugh (Kids)

When you need a good laugh, try one of these funny books for elementary schoolers. View all 24 Titles in this collection ⮞

Travel Adventures

Are you dreaming of traveling? Try these travel narratives. View all 20 Titles in this collection ⮞

True Crime

True stories of murder, mayhem, and mystery. Read these with the lights on! View all 22 Titles in this collection ⮞

Veteran's Day

Honor the men and women who have served their country by learning about their experiences and sacrifices. View all 24 Titles in this collection ⮞

Women's Suffrage

Remember the history of how women sought to change voting laws to allow them to vote. View all 20 Titles in this collection ⮞

Women's Suffrage (Teen)

Learn about the suffragists who won the right to vote for women 100 years ago. View all 20 Titles in this collection ⮞
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