Guess the Shredded Book and Enter to Win

CBW 2023 prize bag

From November 6 to November 12, libraries, readers and book lovers around the country will celebrate Children's Book Week, an annual celebration of books for young people and the joy of reading.

Stop by the desk at any JCPL Branch between November 6-12, to enter our "Guess the Shredded Book Contest" for a chance to win an awesome prize. Plus, earn up to 5 extra entries in the prize drawing by getting a READ Bingo! AND find "Flat Bibli" each day for extra chances at winning!

Celebrate Children’s Book Week with Biscuit the Dog!

Biscuit the yellow dog inside a purple inner tube

Hear about Biscuit’s mischievous antics during a fun storytime, take pictures and enjoy fun activities.

Tue • Nov 7 • 10 a.m. • CPB
Wed • Nov 8 • 4:30 p.m. • FRB
Thu • Nov 9 • 10 a.m. • TRB
Sat• Nov 11 • 10 a.m. • WRB

Established in 1919, Children's Book Week is the longest-running national literacy initiative in the country. Every year, commemorative events are held nationwide at schools, libraries, bookstores and homes - wherever young readers and books connect!

Finding the perfect book for your little one can be a challenge, but our carefully selected book lists can give you a head start.