• We're open! What you need to know before your visit
  • Visit the front desk for holds pick up, or call 708-215-3200 & request curbside pick up. Please have your library card or card number for holds pick up.

What Should I Read Next?

Whether you need a book for school or fun, print or digital, we’ve got you covered!


La Grange Public Library Children's Services Suggests: 

Recent Recommendations

#OwnVoices Reads to Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month

Scary Stories for Grades 1-6

Picture Book Scary Stories

All The Feels: Books that Foster Emotional Intelligence

Election Season Reads

Resources for Children’s Books on Race and Justice curated by our librarians as we proclaim that Black Lives Matter and strive to make our country a more just and equitable place.

Resources for Children's Books about the LGBTQ experience in honor of Pride month in June with some of our favorite kids' books about the LGBTQ experience.

 E-Library: 

TumbleBook Library

An online, animated collection of award-winning and best-selling picture books.
*Requires a valid La Grange Library Card



2021 Reading Lists:

2021 Bluestem Award Master List: Illinois Children's Choice Award

2021 Monarch Award Master List: Illinois K-3 Readers' Choice Award

2021 Rebecca Caudill Master List


Search Tools: 

NoveList K-8 Plus
Search for books by genre, suggested reading lists, grade or Lexile, or by read-alikes.
*Requires a valid La Grange Library Card

Mid-Continent Public Library Juvenile Series & Sequels
A great tool to find the next book in a series. 


If You Like...

If you like Amulet...

If you like The Baby-Sitters Club (graphic novel)...

If you like Babymouse and Squish...

If you like Captain Underpants...

If you like cooking...

If you like Diary of a Wimpy Kid...

If you like Geronimo Stilton...

If you like Harry Potter...

If you like I Survived...

If you like Magic Tree House...

If you like Middle School...

If you like Percy Jackson...

If you like Rainbow Fairies...

If you like Sisters...

If you like Sunny Side Up...

If you like The Very Hungry Caterpillar...

If you like Wonder...

 

 

You can visit us at the Children's Services Reference Desk, or call us at 708-215-3210 too, for help and personalized reading suggestions!