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Books and Reading

Find Your New Favorite Book: Book Lists and Resources

Book lists, series to try, the Maud Hart Lovelace award, online books, and more.

Homework & Research

Homework & Learning Resources

Library databases, stellar websites, practice tests, and more for elementary through high school students. 


 Storytimes are held in the meeting room on the first floor of the library. While storytimes are geared towards the ages listed, siblings are always welcome.

Baby Storytime: Tuesdays at 10am

For babies birth-24 mos and their caregivers. 15-20 minutes of books, songs, rhymes, and movement that build early literacy skills, followed by plenty of time to socialize and play! 

Family Storytime: Wednesdays andThursdays at 10am 

For children aged 2-6 years and their caregivers. Books, songs, rhymes, and movement in an energetic storytime designed to build early literacy skills while having fun. Come to one or both days. Themes are rotated, so each week each day is different.

More on early literacy, including tips and links.

Summer Reading 2017

Summer Reading 2017 is coming! Pick up materials at the library starting June 7. Prizes and activities start the following week, on Tuesday, June 13. See the activity schedule and learn about our new program, Reading Buddies, at

Things to Do in Northfield with Families

Northfield is a fantastic place to raise or visit with your family! Check out NPL's guide to things to do with your family in Northfield.