F5 Boats

Follow the adventure of a tiny toy boat finding its way home after being swept away from its owner.
Follow the adventure of a tiny toy boat finding its way home after being swept away from its owner.

From toy boats to circus ships, these stories are sure to delight anyone that loves to cruise the high seas!

F5 Pets

Bartholomew the bear gets a new (and furry) responsibility!
Bartholomew the bear gets a new (and furry) responsibility!

Curl up with a furry friend as you read the big and small adventures of our favorite household heroes.

F5 Dinosaurs

Does Dinosaur love the library more than you do?
Does Dinosaur love the library more than you do?

Make your best roar as you get your claws on some of our dinosaur favorites! 

F5 Weather

This little cloud is capable of doing big things!
This little cloud is capable of doing big things!

Whether it's drizzling from rain or dazzling from sunshine, these weather stories can help you learn or help you laugh!

 

F5 Going-To-School

Listen to this brother and sister describe their favorite things to do at kindergarten!
Listen to this brother and sister describe their favorite things to do at kindergarten!

These are the perfect books to chase your before-school worries away. 

F5 Cowboys and Pirates

What happens when a pirate's out of a job? Find out in this silly book about Backbeard the jobless pirate!
What happens when a pirate's out of a job? Find out in this silly book about Backbeard the jobless pirate!

Yeehaw! In this book list, you'll find some rootin' tootin' cowboy stories! Or, if you're all about the pirate life, feast your eyes on some of these seafaring adventures! Arrrr!

F5 Princesses

In this story, read about a girl who escapes her annoying little brother and goes on many princess adventures!
In this story, read about a girl who escapes her annoying little brother and goes on many princess adventures!

Read some of our favorite princess books like The Princess and the Peas, the Paper Bag Princess, Snoring Beauty, and more! These are must-reads for any princess-lover. Find them in the First Five section of the Children's Department!

New Children's Books: June 2014

Blackmore wrote last year's incredibly popular booktalking book, The Water Castle!
Blackmore wrote last year's incredibly popular booktalking book, The Water Castle!

On the hunt for something new and exciting?

Looking for a great new author or the next book in your favorite series?

Below you'll find a list of brand new children's books available here at Darien Library, published in the fifth month of 2014.

Spring is an important season for publishing, so there are lots of lots of great new books for every age level on this list, including a perfect, humorous primer on where babies come from by Sophie Blackall and a new Big Nate!

For a completele list of children's books published this month, visit Publisher's Weekly on-sale calendar!

New Non-Fiction for Every Child

Fans of the Who Was books will love the new series, What Was!
Fans of the Who Was books will love the new series, What Was!

Whether your tastes run from outerspace to costume design, painting to robotics, Darien Children's Library has an awesome new non-fiction book for you to check out!

Common Core places high emphasis on informational texts for all ages. But just because a book is about a true topic doesn't mean it has to be boring! Check out a list of exciting new non-fiction books in the library below!

4th and 5th Grade Booklist

The 4th and 5th Grade 2014 Summer Booktalking books are below!

Print a PDF of the 4th/5th Booklist!

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