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!
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!
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!
It's finally time to reveal the new Nutmeg Nominees for 2015, and this year, there's a surprise!
For the first time ever, there are Nutmeg books for kids in grades 2-6 to read!
The Elementary Level is geared towards kids in 2nd, 3rd, and 4th grade. These books can be found on display to the right of the doors when you enter the children's library.
The Intermediate Level is geared towards kids in grades 4th, 5th, and 6th. These books can be found on display to the left of the doors when you enter the children's library.
Nutmeg Voting Results for 2014
Intermediate Book Award
Total votes: 17,349
5,689 Out of My Mind
3,815 The Candymakers
2,106 Closed for the Season
1,499 Wildfire Run
944 Inside Out and Back Again
933 Saving Armpit
776 The Fingertips of Duncan Dorfman
620 Wild Girl
594 The Great Wall of Lucy Wu
373 Mike Stellar: Nerves of Steel