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For Children’s Services Contact:
Tricia Carlin, Children’s Librarian
P: 860.399.6422

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Ongoing Programs:

2022 Nutmeg Book Award Winners

2022 Elementary
Grades 2-3
Nutmeg Book Award Winner: InvestiGATORS by John Patrick Green
2022 Intermediate
Grades 4-6
Nutmeg Book Award Winner:
Wink by Rob Harrell

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2022 Middle School Grades
Nutmeg Book Award Winner:
The Insignificant Events in the Life of a Cactus by Dusti Bowling

2022 Nutmeg Book Award Podcasts

Librarians from across the State of Connecticut have collaborated on a new podcast about the 2022 Nutmeg Book Award nominees. Librarians ConneCT has created Nutmeg Book Drops, a podcast that includes a casual discussion of the nominees, interviews with authors, and more. Listeners can find the podcast on Spotify or wherever they find their favorite podcasts. A full schedule of release dates and more information can be found at Librarians ConneCT.

Story Hour

Mrs. Nyman’s Virtual Story Hour archives on Facebook (click here to view). 

Digital Reading and Resources

Paired video stories and nonfiction for curious children (for younger patrons).
Digital science and social studies resources and stories for grades 3 and up.


Other Resources

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For ages 3-13: contains hundreds of magazines, 10,000 videos, The Encyclopedia of Animals, American Heritage Children’s Dictionary, Salem Press Encyclopedia, 55,000 primary source documents, maps, flags, and images. May be searched by reading level.


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ResearchIt – Elementary School

Fun Sites

P.B.S. Kids Logo  Disney Logo

Nick Junior Logo  Cartoon Network Logo

National Geographic Kids Logo  prongo logo