Heads up! The Olathe libraries will be closed on Monday, October 14 for staff training.
The new Indian Creek opens on October 19, 2019! In preparation, the temporary Indian Creek location closed on September 8, 2019. Please note service changes during the transition.
Bill Martin, Jr. Picture Book Award
Awarded annually to outstanding authors/illustrators of children’s picture books.
Coretta Scott King Book Award
Awarded annually to outstanding African American authors and illustrators of books for children and young adults that demonstrate an appreciation of African American culture and universal human values. Explore the complete list of Coretta Scott King Award winners.
Pura Belpré Medal
Awarded annually to a Latino/Latina writer and illustrator for a work of children’s literature that best celebrates the Latino cultural experience. Winners are a mix of picture book, chapter book and nonfiction titles.
Robert F. Sibert Informational Book Award
Awarded annually in the U.S. to the author and illustrator of the most distinguished informational book for children published in English.
Schneider Family Book Award
A group of awards presented annually in the U.S. to the creators of books for children and teens with an artistic expression of the disability experience.
Theodor Seuss Geisel Award Winners
Awarded annually in the U.S. to the author and illustrator of the most distinguished contribution to easy reader books.
William Allen White Award
A pair of awards presented annually for the best books of the year, as voted by students in the state of Kansas in two categories, grades 3-5 and 6-8. Explore the complete list of William Allen White Award winners.