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This is in the courtyard of the Rainbow Babies and Children's Hospital in Cleveland



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this is one of our Four famous Giant Trees in a park in Cincinnati



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Children's Library one of the country's most "magical"

Brentwood Home Page news reports

Published: April 25, 2013


The beauty and magnificence of the Brentwood Children’s Library is nothing new to the residents – young and old – of the city, but it was recently recognized by PBS program, “Reading Rainbow.”

The Reading Rainbow Mom blog recently posted the top “10 Magical Children’s Libraries” in honor of their Library Theme of the Week, which ranked Brentwood’s as the third most magical on the list.

Workers in the Children’s Library said they are “honored” for this recognition.

Also on the list are the Children’s Libraries in Cerritos, Calif., Kansas City, Mo., Memphis, Tenn., Camarillo, Calif., Macomb, Mich., Minnetonka, Minn., Fairfield, Conn., Cliffside Park, N.J. and Charlotte, N.C. 

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Reading Rainbow ranks Brentwood Library in magical 10

Tony Goodwin with Artisan Industry of Columbia forms putty to use on 'trees' in the children's section of the Brentwood Library in 2009. / JEANNE REASONOVER / FILE / The Tennessean

BRENTWOOD — The Children’s Library inside the Brentwood Library has received some more national recognition.

The Reading Rainbow blog of the PBS children's television show has named the façade of the Brentwood facility in its list of “10 Magical Children’s Libraries” in honor of the website’s Library Theme of the Week.

Other children’s libraries, which were judged on their overall looks, on the list include those in Cerritos and Camarillo, Calif.; Macomb, Mich.; Memphis; Kansas City, Mo.; Minnetonka, Minn.; Fairfield, Conn.; Cliffside Park, N.J.; and Charlotte, N.C.

The Brentwood Library’s Children’s Library was also named one of the top 10 children’s libraries in the country, according to Livability.com.


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Photo: J. Kyle Keener
Story Room at the Brentwood Library in Brentwood, TN
Brentwood Library
A whimsical entrance featuring oversized books and a story tree beckon kids to come inside the children's area at the Brentwood Library in Brentwood, TN. Children are greeted by a talking owl, which is operated by a motion sensor and adds to the library's playful atmosphere.
The Brentwood Library stays especially busy during the warm weather months with its popular summer reading program. School may not be in session that time of year, but young minds can still stay stimulated here with programs featuring musicians, magicians, puppeteers, live animals and more. In addition, the Brentwood Library offers four preschool story time sessions and one family session, plus an after school program for kids in Kindergarten through second grade that includes reading, games, crafts and snacks.
Children in the third, fourth and fifth grades can enjoy the Brentwood Bunch Book Club that meets every fourth Friday of the month, as well as a Lego Mania event that takes place the second Friday of each month.
All kids have unlimited access to a variety of books and magazines, and they can enjoy their selections surrounded by the library's beautiful murals, sculpted animals, stained glass windows and other fun features.
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10 Magical Children’s Libraries In Honor of Our Library Theme of the Week!

Reading Rainbow Mom, Theme of the Week April 15, 2013 Comments: 8

“In a library, you could find miracles and truth and you might find something that would make you laugh so hard that you get shushed, in the friendliest way.”  -Anne Lamott

This week our theme is LIBRARIES and how much we love them! Like books, libraries truly are places where magic and miracles live… even if they sometimes look plain and mundane on the outside. We all know that we aren’t supposed to judge a book by its cover, but what about libraries? Should we judge a library by its outward façade?

In honor of this week’s theme I’ve collected ten of the most magical-looking children’s libraries I could find. I’m sure there are some beautiful libraries out there that I wasn’t able to include, so if you love your public library be sure to tell us in the comments below!


1. Cerritos Millenium Library in Cerritos, CA (photo by Victor Rocha)



2. Central Library in Kansas City, MO (Photo by Kansas City Public Library)



3. Brentwood Public Library in Brentwood, TN (Photo by Kyle Dreier Photography)