Black History Month: A Reading List for Adults

Celebrate Black History Month with books by Black authors and writing focusing on Black characters, history, and culture. We hope these selections serve to educate and encourage a dialogue on Read more...

Posted by on February 8, 2021

The Art of Inventing Hope: Intimate Conversations with Elie Wiesel by Howard Reich

Howard Reich, the son of two Holocaust survivors and a journalist for the Chicago Tribune, was assigned by the paper in 2012 to interview one of the world’s most well-known Read more...

Posted by on January 21, 2021

Human Rights: A Reading List for Adults

We hope these selections serve to educate and encourage a dialogue on human rights, which are needs and freedoms considered essential to human flourishing, such as the right to education Read more...

Posted by on January 18, 2021

Disability & Neurodiversity: A Reading List for Adults by

We hope these selections serve to educate, entertain, amplify disabled voices, and encourage a dialogue on topics of disability and neurodiversity.

Posted by on December 21, 2020

One Community, Many Voices: A Reading List for Adults

This list is a great way to start your Westmont Reads experience. WPL Librarians have selected titles for all ages by authors from a wide range of communities, backgrounds, experiences, Read more...

Posted by on December 13, 2020

cloudLibrary: Things To Do While Stuck at Home

Stuck at home and looking for something to do? Check out these resources, and many more, from CloudLibrary to get some ideas!

Posted by on December 1, 2020

Legion: The Many Lives of Stephen Leeds by Brandon Sanderson

Stephen Leeds is not insane. How do you know that? Well, he tells you that repeatedly. It’s his hallucinations that are crazy. Stephen Leeds is a genius, but his genius Read more...

Posted by on November 24, 2020

Lady Clementine by Marie Benedict by Marie Benedict

As a beautiful debutante in British society, 19 year old Clementine Hozier was reserved in the company of others. Often disliked due to the notoriety of her aristocratic parents, she Read more...

Posted by on November 17, 2020

Killers of the Flower Moon: the Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI by David Grann

Killers of the Flower Moon is the tragic, and mostly untold, history of the killing of many Osage Indians in the early 20th century. During this time, the Osage were Read more...

Posted by on November 10, 2020

Native Nations: A Reading List for Adults

We hope these selections serve to educate, celebrate, and encourage dialogue on the diverse nations, cultures, and experiences of Native peoples throughout North America. Celebrate Native American Heritage Month—and continue Read more...

Posted by on November 6, 2020

The Cuckoo’s Egg by Cliff Stoll

The year is 1986 and Cliff Stoll’s grant money has just run out. One day he was an astronomer, working in the Keck Observatory of the Lawrence Berkeley Labs, the Read more...

Posted by on November 3, 2020

Voting and Elections: A Reading List for Adults

We hope these selections serve to educate and encourage a dialogue on topics of voting in the US, from ongoing fights for equal voting rights and fair elections to the Read more...

Posted by on November 2, 2020

The Last Flight by Julie Clark by Julie Clark

If you had the chance to alter your future by switching identities with a total stranger – would you do it? Claire,  married into a powerful political family, is desperate Read more...

Posted by on October 27, 2020

Monarch Festival: Resource Guide

Use this resource guide as a starting out point to learn more about monarchs, butterflies, and pollinators. Watch a WPL librarian talk about some of these resources here. And ask Read more...

Posted by on September 12, 2020

Mass Incarceration: A Reading List for Adults

We hope these selections serve to educate and encourage a dialogue on topics of incarceration and the impact of mass incarceration on individuals, families, and communities.

Posted by on September 8, 2020

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