Reading Lists

Books for parents

Posted by Admin on December 13, 2019

Whether you're the parent or guardian of a newborn or of a teen, we have a variety of books to help you raise your child in today's Jewish culture.

Books for Tweens and Teens

Posted by Admin on December 30, 2013

These books are rich in Jewish values expressed through robust stories, strong characters, vivid settings, lively writing, and important themes.

Books for Young Children

Posted by Admin on December 30, 2013

Children will love this selection of rich stories accompanied by wonderful and whimsical illustrations.

Books on Jewish Rituals and Customs

Posted by Admin on December 30, 2013

These titles cover many aspects of Judaism and Jewish life and are geared toward adults of all ages and backgrounds.

Chanukah, the Festival of Lights!

Posted by Toby on December 13, 2019

Come browse our large selection of Hanukkah titles, including songs, cooking, poetry, liturgy, juvenile and adult fiction and other genres.

Holocaust for Middle Schoolers

Posted by Admin on September 17, 2017

7th Grade Supplemental Ideas

Holocaust Remembrance

Posted by Admin on April 24, 2014

A select list of titles that observe Yom HaShoah with tales of resistance, survival, recovery and reclamation of Jewish identity and community.

Jewish Athletes and Sports Heroes

Posted by Admin on February 14, 2014

In honor of the 2014 winter Olympics, enjoy these titles highlighting the achievements of tenacious and determined Jewish athletes.

Jewish Book Month

Posted by Admin on October 15, 2013

Some recommended titles to help you celebrate the literature of our people.

Lag B'Omer and Shavu'ot

Posted by Admin on May 16, 2014

A few select titles for children and adults that explain the traditions and origins of these holidays.

LGBTQIA / Jewish Titles

Posted by Admin on December 13, 2019

This collection of fiction and nonfiction titles for adults and teens explores the unique challenges and triumphs of being LGBTQIA in Jewish culture, religion and tradition.

Pesach Titles

Posted by Admin on March 27, 2014

A list of Passover stories, recipes, art, history, and music for children, teens and adults.

Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur

Posted by Admin on September 24, 2014

Enjoy the holidays with stories, music, history, culture and a celebration of food, wonderful food!

Summer books and music for kids

Posted by Admin on August 5, 2014

These books take place in the summer or just seem like fun summer reads!

Summer Reading 3rd-5th gr

Posted by Admin on June 3, 2018

Chapters books for upper elementary school students.

Summer Reading for Middle Schoolers

Posted by Admin on June 3, 2018

Book ideas from our library for summer reading!

The Rabbi Reading List

Posted by Admin on February 24, 2014

Enjoy these titles that include perspectives from women rabbis, feminist history and modern Jewish culture, reform Judaism, fiction, children's books, theology and other topics.