Children’s Holiday Collection: We have a collection of holiday books in the children’s area. These books range from Valentine’s Day to Christmas, from Mother’s Day to Thanksgiving. We have board books, easy readers, picture books, chapter books, and nonfiction books that are all about holidays! These books are located in the back of the children’s library, by the comfy chairs and they are separated by holidays.
Peppa Pig and the I Love You Game / Neville Astley (Valentine’s Day)
On Valentine’s Day, Peppa and her family list all the things they love, from her goldfish and cookies to going to school and dinosaurs.
Too Many Leprechauns: or How That Pot O’Gold Got to the End of the Rainbow / Stephen Krensky (St. Patrick’s Day)
Finn O’Finnegan returns home after a year in Dublin and when he finds his village taken over by leprechauns, he must devise a way to get them to leave without making them angry.
The Easter Egg / Jan Brett (Easter)
Hoppi the bunny wants to win the egg-decorating contest so the Easter Bunny will choose him to help distribute Easter eggs, but instead, while everyone else is working on their decorations, he finds himself guarding an egg that has fallen from a robin’s nest.
Eloise’s Mother’s Day Surprise / Lisa McClatchy (Mother’s Day)
Nanny takes Eloise shopping for the “best best best” Mother’s Day gifts.
Biscuit Loves Father’s Day / Alyssa Satin Capucilli (Father’s Day)
By pulling back the flaps, youngsters can see all the surprises and activities Biscuit and the little girl have in store for Dad on Father’s Day.
Pug & Pig Trick-or-Treat / Sue Lowell Gallion (Halloween)
Pig is excited about Halloween but Pug loses his holiday spirit because of his uncomfortable costume.
Dora’s Thanksgiving / Sarah Willson (Thanksgiving)
Dora celebrates Thanksgiving and describes all the things for which she is most thankful.
Auntie Claus / Elise Primavera (Christmas)
When her eccentric Auntie Claus leaves for her annual business trip, Sophie stows away in her luggage, travels with her to the North Pole, and discovers that her aunt is really Santa’s sister and helper.
Is It Hanukkah Yet? / Chris Barash (Hanukkah)
From snow on the ground to making applesauce and latkes to lighting the menorah, this story shows the seasonal and traditional ways we know Hanukkah is on its way.
Li’l Rabbit’s Kwanzaa / Donna L. Washington (Kwanzaa)
L’il Rabbit searches for a gift for his grandmother when she is sick during Kwanzaa, and surprises her with the best gift of all. Includes “The Nguzo Saba – The Seven Principles of Kwanzaa.
“The only important thing in a book is the meaning that it has for you.” ~W. Somerset Maugham