For Children

2020 Nutmeg Award voting is live!

What is the Nutmeg Book Award?

This award encourages children in grades 2-12 to read quality literature and to choose their favorite from a list of ten nominated titles. A committee of public and school librarians, and student readers choose the list of 10 nominees.
IF you haven’t read any of the current Nutmeg nominees:
There is still time to use the Overdrive or Hoopla to read the eBook or listen to the audio book
before 4/29!

Cast your vote from Wed. April 1st- Wed. April 29th, 2020. 

There are 4 Grade divisions. Please only vote once for your appropriate grade range.

Elementary (Grades 2-3)

Intermediate (Grades 4-6)

Middle School (Grades 7-8)

High School (Grades 9-12)

Voting closed at end of day Wed. 4/29.

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Children’s News

  • Gather around, it’s time for a story!

    We are happy to bring you a new podcast produced by the Farmington Valley Podcast Network, we invite you and your children to follow along or practice listening skills as Kari Ann reads “The Bird with Golden Feathers: a story from South Africa,” by Barbara Baumgartner. Click here to listen to the story.

    This story is from Good As Gold: stories of values from around the world / Barbara Baumgartner, Illustrated by Amanda Hall.  London: DK, c1998. 


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