Friends come in all shapes, sizes, and colors. See what friends you find in these picture books!

Bear's new friend by Karma Wilson
The day you begin by Jacqueline Woodson

LGBTQ Pride Month is celebrated each year in the month of June. These picture books promote acceptance, understanding, and, of course, love! Share one today to celebrate!

Heather has two mommies by Lesléa Newman

Are you fascinated by the moon? Want to learn more about the ways it affects our lives? The full moon on July 16th is a great opportunity to learn more! Check out a book about moon phases, folklore, and more to see what lunar connections you find. 

The book of the moon by Rick Stroud

Are you feeling bored, tired, or lazy? Well, July is Anti-Boredom Month! Check out one of these books that will introduce you to a new hobby, craft, or game!

Summer is the perfect time to curl up with a book about man's best friend! Try a picture book featuring a dog below. 

A ball for Daisy by Christopher Raschka
Bark, George by Jules Feiffer

July is National Ice Cream Month! Celebrate with an early reader, picture book, or chapter book about this delicious treat!

Dizzy Izzy by Jon Scieszka
Esme the ice cream fairy by Daisy Meadows

Road trips are the quintessential summer experience. Ride along with teens facing unexpected love, music, family drama, and grief. 

American road trip by Patrick Flores-Scott
Amy & Roger's epic detour by Morgan Matson

Whether you're looking for adventure, romance, or mystery, these YA novels set in space have it all!

Across the universe by Beth Revis
Dare mighty things by Heather Kaczynski

These graphic novels set in space are packed with action, adventure, and beautiful storytelling. Take one home today!

Apollo by Matt Fitch

The Big Library Read is a “global eBook club,” connecting readers around the world who read the same eBook at the same time. The 2019 summer selection is:   A Dangerous Act of Kindness by L. P. Fergusson. In this novel, widow Millie Sanger finds injured enemy pilot Lukas Schiller on her farm, and makes the dangerous decision to offer him shelter.     

The Big Library Read runs from June 17 through July 1, and during this time OverDrive offers unlimited checkouts on the title. No hold list and no waiting!

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