The Long Beach Island Branch will continue to be closed January 26, 27, and 28 for HVAC maintenance, and will reopen on Monday, January 30.
  • This Book Just Ate my Dog!

    By Richard Byrne (E Byrn)

    When her dog disappears into the gutter of the book, Bella calls for help. But when the helpers disappear too, Bella realizes it will take more than a tug on the leash to put things right.


  • the MONSTER at the end of this Book

    By Jon Stone (E Ston)

    Grover worries page by page about meeting the monster at the end of this book.


  • Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus!

    By Mo Willems (E Will)

    A pigeon that longs to drive a bus sees a chance to make its dream come true when the bus driver takes a short break.


  • Is Everyone Ready for Fun?

    By Jan Thomas (E Thom)

    Chicken's cow visitors try to jump, dance, and wiggle on his couch, which is much too tiny for such exuberant activities.


  • That is Not a Good Idea!

    By Mo Willems (E Will)

    A surprising lesson about the importance of listening to one's inner gosling ensues when a very hungry fox issues a dinner invitation to a very plump goose.


  • The End (Almost)

    By Jim Benton (E Bent)

    When Donut the bear is told his story is over and he has to leave, he employs trickery so the story can go on.


  • This is Not My Hat

    By Jon Klassen (E Klas)

    A tiny minnow wearing a pale blue bowler hat has a thing or two up his fins in this underwater light-on-dark chase scene.


  • My Teacher is a Monster! (No, I am Not)

    By Peter Brown (E Brow)

    Bobby thinks his teacher, Ms. Kirby, is horrible, but when he sees her outside of school and they spend a day in the park together, he discovers she might not be so bad after all.


  • Pterodactyl Show and Tell

    By Thad Krasnesky (E Kras)

    Illustrations and easy-to-read, rhyming text reveal the consequences when a third-grade boy brings his pet pterodactyl to school for Show and Tell.


  • If You Ever Want to Bring an Alligator to School. DON’T!

    By Elise Parsley (E Pars)

    A child provides insights, based on personal experience, into everything that can go wrong if one brings an alligator to school for show-and-tell.