Bloomington residents (including temporary student residents) may acquire a library card at the Monroe County Public Library. Apply for a card online and bring in a state-issued ID or passport, along with proof of your local address.
Developed and maintained to include thousands of resources about fiction and nonfiction books used in the K–12 environment, with every resource selected to encourage the integration of multimedia author and book materials into reading and library activities.
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A comprehensive online readers' advisory tool. Search hundreds of thousands of popular fiction and readable nonfiction titles, and also retrieve author read-alikes, book lists, book discussion guides, and more.
Reviews of thousands of children's and young adult books, videos and software, with full MARC catalog records.
Includes critical reviews of children's books, videos and software, ranging from the earliest baby board books to novels and nonfiction for young adults. CLCD is not affiliated with any publisher and accepts no advertising. Children's Literature reviewers are book authors, librarians, writers and editors, teachers, children's literature specialists and physicians. Also includes entries for more than 200,000 awards, prizes, best book list and reading list entries.