Message From the Director: Hey Kids! It’s Time to Vote for the Garden State Children’s Book Awards

Livingston Library Community, 

Are you looking for a way to get your young readers immersed in the process of voting?  Have your young readers read a new book by a favorite author this year and want to share how much they enjoyed it?  Good news, it’s time to vote for the Garden State Children’s Book Awards! 

Established in 1977, the Garden State Children’s Book Awards honor books written for young readers, and give children across New Jersey the opportunity to vote for their favorite books of the year.  Voting results from Livingston Public Library and other New Jersey libraries will be shared with the Garden State Children’s Book Award Committee and winners will be announced in June!

Vote online from November 1 – December 16 for the following categories:

May your favorite books win! Be sure to visit the Livingston Public Library for in person browsing of librarian curated children’s books as well as our digital collection on Overdrive and Hoopla for additional books for all ages!


Amy, Director

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