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Best Books 2017

Browse our top picks of 2017, from sweet and silly picture books to riveting nonfiction and everything in between.

eBooks & Audiobooks for Kids

Borrow children’s eBooks, audiobooks, and more, available anytime, anywhere- all you need is a library card to start downloading.

Season of Stories and Songs

Celebrate the change of seasons with music, stories, puppet shows, and more.

Adobe Software on KCLS Computers

Edit photos with Photoshop, create a postcard with InDesign, design a logo with Illustrator, and learn more to work on future projects!

Have you tried digital reading?

Help us hit our 2017 goal with 881,511 more eBook or audiobook checkouts from OverDrive.

Kids & Teens

YA Books To Help You Survive Winter Brea… YA Books To Help You Survive Winter Brea…

By Rachel
It's that time of year again when winter break approaches and you are left pondering what in the world you will do to fill up the long drea…
It's that time of year again when winter break approaches and you are left pondering what in the world you will do to fill up the long drea…

What would Katniss Everdeen Read? What would Katniss Everdeen Read?

By Aarene
Katniss, lead character in the book (and movie) series The Hunger Games, is totally focused on surviving the "games" and outwitting corrupt…
Katniss, lead character in the book (and movie) series The Hunger Games, is totally focused on surviving the "games" and outwitting corrupt…

Best Teen Books 2017 Best Teen Books 2017

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Our favorite teen titles published in 2017.
Our favorite teen titles published in 2017.

Best Children's Books 2017 Best Children's Books 2017

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Our favorite books for kids published in 2017.
Our favorite books for kids published in 2017.

If You Liked Disney/Pixar's Coco... If You Liked Disney/Pixar's Coco...

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Coco fans might also enjoy these books and streaming videos!
Coco fans might also enjoy these books and streaming videos!

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Seasonal Cooking with Laurie Pfalzer Seasonal Cooking with Laurie Pfalzer

Various
From cupcakes to soup, fruit smoothies to handmade chocolates, Chef Laurie shares recipes to celebrate the harvest and holiday season.
From cupcakes to soup, fruit smoothies to handmade chocolates, Chef Laurie shares recipes to celebrate the harvest and holiday season.

Need help picking perfect holiday gifts? Need help picking perfect holiday gifts?

Consumer Reports can help! Access Consumer Reports Online for product reviews, ratings, buying advice, and news.
Consumer Reports can help! Access Consumer Reports Online for product reviews, ratings, buying advice, and news.

5 Search Features That Every Bookworm Wi… 5 Search Features That Every Bookworm Wi…

Throughout the year, KCLS adds thousands of eBooks and audiobooks to our digital collection, making it fairly easy to get lost in a sea of …
Throughout the year, KCLS adds thousands of eBooks and audiobooks to our digital collection, making it fairly easy to get lost in a sea of …

Preparing for Next-Generation Search Preparing for Next-Generation Search

Why Search is Changing The previous generation search page was built on technology that was optimized for browsers, devices and internet sp…
Why Search is Changing The previous generation search page was built on technology that was optimized for browsers, devices and internet sp…

Collections by Language & Location Collections by Language & Location

Find materials in many languages at a library near you!
Find materials in many languages at a library near you!

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