Kids

Kids Reads

Perfect for Preschoolers:
Bedtime
Seasons
Horses
Multicultural
New Baby
Pets
Wordless Picture Books

Lists by issue or subject:
Bullying
Divorce
First Day of School
Horses
Non-Fiction
Christian
Crush on You
Cyber Safety
Good Books by Grade
Multicultural Biography and Non-Fiction
Multicultural Chapter Books
Mysteries no Murder
Princess Books for Older Readers  
Stepping Stones
Unforgettable Characters

Readalikes
DiaryLightning Thief Pokemon Star Wars Darth

Want to see what juvenile books are most popular at the library?
Top Check outs March 2017
Top Check outs April 2017


 
Need some help trying to figure out what to read next? Try the following links:
Caldecott Winners: Best illustrated book since 1938
Newbery Winners: Most distinguished book for children since 1922
Texas 2x2 List: Best books for kids age 2 through second grade
Bluebonnet List: Best books for third- through sixth-graders
Little Mavericks List: Best graphic novels for kindergarten through fifth grade 
 
Looking to explore a cool website? American Library Association’s Great Websites for Kids

Do you want to make your own comic book? Check out Make Beliefs Comix

Resources for Readers

Reading Rockets: Teaching kids to read and helping those who struggle
Read.gov: Library of Congress site just for kids
Guys Read: A site just for boys who like to read
Mid-Continent Public Library: Need to know which book is next in a series? Try this awesome database.
Read Kiddo Read: A fun site brought to you by popular author James Patterson, it separates reading suggestions by age.
My Weird Classroom Club: For fans of the My Weird School series by Dan Gutman.

Are you an aspiring author? Be sure to visit these sites too:
My Story Maker: Created by the Carnegie Library or Pittsburgh, you can control characters and objects to make your idea come to life!
Kids on the Net: A global site dedicated to children's writing. Learn how to write, submit your own work, read things other kids write, play games and much more!
Let's Get Creative! by Bruce Van Patter: Creative writing web activities for kids, teachers and parents.

contact information

Wylie Municipal Complex
300 Country Club Rd., Building 100 Wylie, TX 75098
Main #: 972-516-6000
Monday – Friday; 8 am – 5 pm

Building Inspection, 2nd floor
972-516-6420, permits@wylietexas.gov

City Manager, 1st floor
972-516-6010, citymgr@wylietexas.gov

City Secretary, 1st floor
972-516-6020, citysec@wylietexas.gov

Code Enforcement, 2nd floor
972-516-6440, code@wylietexas.gov

Communication/Marketing, 1st floor
972-516-6016, publicinfo@wylietexas.gov

Engineering, 2nd floor
972-516-6400, cityeng@wylietexas.gov

Finance, 1st floor
972-516-6120, finance@wylietexas.gov

Human Resources, 3rd floor
972-516-6040, jobs@wylietexas.gov

Planning and Zoning
, 2nd floor
972-516-6320, planning@wylietexas.gov

Parks Administration
, 3rd floor
972-516-6340, parks@wylietexas.gov

Purchasing
, 1st floor
972-516-6040, purchasing@wylietexas.gov

Utility Billing
, 1st floor
973-516-6100, utility@wylietexas.gov
Recreation Center
300 Country Club Rd., Building 200
972-516-6360, recreation@wylietexas.gov

Monday – Friday, 5:00 am – 10:00 pm
Saturday, 8:00 am – 8:00 pm
Sunday, Noon – 8:00 pm

Rita and Truett Smith Public Library
300 Country Club Rd., Building 300
972-516-6250, libinfo@wylietexas.gov

Monday, Tuesday & Thursday, 10 am – 8 pm
Wednesday, 10 am – 6 pm
Friday and Saturday, 10 am – 5 pm
Sunday, Closed

Public Safety Complex
2000 N. Hwy. 78
972-442-8171
Monday – Friday, 8 am – 5 pm

Municipal Court
972-442-8101, court@wylietexas.gov

Police Administration
972-442-8170, police@wylietexas.gov

Public Safety Communications
972-442-8171, wfdadmin@wylietexas.gov

Fire Administration
972-442-8110, wfdadmin@wylietexas.gov

Fire Stations
Station #1,
1400 S. Ballard Ave., 972-429-0771
Station #2, 555 Country Club Rd., 972-429-0772
Station #3, 210 W.A. Allen Blvd., 972-442-0773
Public Works  (Streets, Water and Wastewater)
949 Hensley Ln., Building 300
972-442-7588
After-hours emergency? Contact Police Dispatch, 972-442-8171
Monday – Friday, 7 am – 4 pm


Parks Maintenance
949 Hensley Ln., Building 200
972-516-6340, parks@wylietexas.gov
Monday – Friday, 7 am – 4 pm

Animal Services
949 Hensley Ln., Building 100
972-442-5268, animalcontrol@wylietexas.gov
After-hours emergency? Contact Police Dispatch, 972-442-8171
Monday – Saturday, 8 am – 5 pm

Senior Recreation Center
800 Thomas St.
972-442-8119, recreation@wylietexas.gov
Monday – Friday, 8 am – 4 pm; Saturday, 9 am – 3 pm; Sunday, 1 – 5 pm

Economic Development Corporation
250 S. Hwy. 78
972-442-3367, info@wylieedc.com
Monday – Friday, 8 am – 5 pm

Athletic Field Condition Hotline
972-516-6350

Community Waste Disposal (Bulk Pickup/Trash) 
972-392-9300

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