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3737 S. Wayne Rd. Wayne MI. 48184
Phone: (734) 721-7832   Fax: (734) 721-0341
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      Explore and Discover Early Literacy Free Play
We've made some improvements in the youth room for our youngest patrons. Drop by to check out our new and improved early literacy play area and enjoy some unstructured fun! Puppets, puzzles, technology, and imaginative, sensory, and gross and fine motor play are all lots of fun, plus they can help build early literacy skills!

          Would you like free books for your child?
The United Way for Southeastern Michigan has teamed with Dolly Parton's Imagination Library to provide books to children 0-5 years of age. All you have to do is register your child and books will be delivered monthly until the age of 5.
To see if you qualify, go to Dolly Parton's Imagination Library and click on "register my child".

         Featured Reads

My Teacher Is a Monster! (No, I am not.)

By Peter Brown

A young boy named Bobby has the worst teacher. She's loud, she yells, and if you throw paper airplanes, she won't allow you to enjoy recess. She is a monster! Luckily, Bobby can go to his favorite spot in the park on weekends to play. Until one day... he finds his teacher there! Over the course of one day, Bobby learns that monsters are not always what they seem.

Kelly says: This is a hilarious book about a boy discovering that his teacher is a person too. It will have parents and children laughing until the end.

Recommended reads for kids pre-school through 5th grade.

Looking for your next Accelerated Reading Book?

Look no further than the Wayne Library. We have AR lists for all Wayne-Westland Schools, as well as many other schools. Stop by the Youth Desk for more information.


Captain Awesome to the Rescue

By Stan Kirby

Eight-year-old Eugene McGillicudy is an imaginative boy who loves comic books and superheroes. Eugene also has his very own supersecret superhero alter ego named Captain Awesome. MI-TEE! When the McGillicudy family relocates to a new town called Sunnyview, Eugene starts a new school, finds a best friend, and even finds time to defend his toys from his two-year-old little sister, Molly! Luckily for Sunnyview, Captain Awesome is there to protect the town (and the universe) from a hilarious cast of comical "bad guys."

Kelly says: If you are looking for an exciting series about a superhero who might be a lot like you, Captain Awesome is your man! There are 11 books in this series all available at the Wayne Public Library.



By Stephanie Kuehn

Two years ago, fifteen-year-old Jamie Henry breathed a sigh of relief when a judge sentenced his older sister to juvenile detention for burning down their neighbor's fancy horse barn. The whole town did. Crazy Cate Henry used to be a nice girl; until she did a lot of bad things. Like drinking. And stealing. And lying. Like playing weird mind games in the woods with other children. Like making sure she always got her way. Or else. But today Cate got out. And now she's coming back for Jamie.

Shelley Sommer of School Library Journal says: Complicit ensnares readers from the first page with its surprising twists and revelations. Recommend for fans of psychological thrillers.

Click to access a listing of past featured read books!

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