What’s New: Fresh titles to dive into this summer

Want to get away? Travel far and wide with these new and forthcoming titles. Click on the book cover to reserve your copy today.

Don’t forget—it’s not too late to sign up for our Summer Challenge! It is FREE to sign up, is open to all ages and reading levels (including adults), and both kids and adults can earn awesome prizes. The challenge continues through August 15. Sign up now here.

New and Forthcoming Fiction Titles

New and Forthcoming Nonfiction Titles

New Young Adult Titles

New Overdrive Titles
(Many titles available in e-book & e-audio formats)

Click through these link to see complete lists of new and forthcoming Fiction, Nonfiction, Mystery, and Science Fiction & Fantasy.

Social Worker in the Library Success

More than 600 Library customers helped by new program

The Social Worker in the Library Program has finished year one at the Pratt Library.  This is a partnership with the University of Maryland School of Social Work.

Graduate student social work interns did field hours at four library branches.  The program was so successful, next year it will expand to seven locations.

Some of the highlights:

  • More than 600 Library customers utilized services
  • Direct referrals were offered and support groups formed
  • Coordinated community events brought service providers to the library

At the Brooklyn Branch, interns created “Pop in at the Pratt” to help cultivate community relationships.

The Pennsylvania Avenue branch interns helped connect more than 300 customers with service providers.  They also started a support group called “Community Chat.”

At the Southeast Anchor Library, 40% of the customers seeking help spoke only Spanish.  A bilingual intern was able to help them.  The interns also dispensed care packets to homeless customers during a support group meeting.

Interns at the Hamilton branch helped create a Homework Club for children and helped library staff set up an after-school club.

Social Worker in the Library will start up again this fall. Click here for more information. 

Support for Social Worker in the Library is provided:

Tune In: New Music Themed Titles for Children

Right on theme with our Summer Challenge, these new titles for children feature stories about music and dancing to keep you jamming all summer! Click the cover to reserve your copy today.

Music Themed New & Recent Children’s Titles

See a complete list of new Children’s titles here.

 

Keep On Rocking: New Music Themed Titles

Right on theme with our Summer Challenge, these titles featuring stories about music and musicians will keep you grooving this summer. Click the cover to reserve your copy today.

Music Themed New & Recent Fiction Titles

Like stories about music? See more Adult Fiction With A Music Theme here.
See a complete list of new Fiction titles here.

Music Themed New & Recent Nonfiction Titles

Like stories about music? See more Adult Nonfiction With A Music Theme here.
See a complete list of new Nonfiction titles here.

Music Themed Digital Downloads