Macomb Public Library
Macomb Public Library
235 S. Lafayette St., Macomb, IL 61455

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Award-winning books

Caldecott Medal Winners and Honors (annual award for picture books)

Newbery Medal Winners and Honors (annual award for children's literature)

Coretta Scott King Book Awards

Robert F. Sibert Informational Book Medal

Rebecca Caudill Young Readers' Book Award: Illinois Grades 4-8 Readers' Choice Award

Bluestem Award: Illinois Grades 3-5 Readers' Choice Award

Monarch Award: Illinois K-3 Readers' Choice Award


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Children's Picture Book Database
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Database of Award Winning Children's Literature
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Regular children's events at Macomb Public Library

Itsy Bitsy Baby Story Time, every Monday, 9:30-10

  • For children 0-2 years. Join us for songs, stories, and games especially for little ones.

Preschool Story Time, every Tuesday, 10-10:30

  • For children 2-3 years old. Stories geared for toddlers.

Story Time Magic, every Thursday, 10-10:30

  • For ages 4 and up. This one is for the "big kids."

Summer Reading Program

  • The Macomb Public Library hosts a summer reading program for kids every year. Join us every summer for story times, crafts, and lots of other special events. Check out the most recent brochure!