Own Voices: A Reading List for Adults

The #ownvoices hashtag was created by author Corinne Duyvis to spotlight books about characters with marginalized identities created by authors who share the same marginalized identity (or identities). The character and creator Read more...

Posted by on July 2, 2020

Still Life by Uberto Pasolini

During our library closure, I began to explore our digital offerings. One that was easy for me to navigate was Kanopy. So, I selected a film to watch on my Read more...

Posted by on June 18, 2020

Race, Racism, and Black Lives: A Fiction Reading List for Adults

Red at The Bone by Jacqueline Woodson An unexpected teenage pregnancy pulls together two families from different social classes, and exposes the private hopes, disappointments, and longings that can bind Read more...

Posted by on June 12, 2020

Race, Racism, and Black Lives: A Reading List for Adults

We hope these selections serve to educate and encourage a dialogue on topics of racial justice, especially centering Black lives, voices, and communities.

Posted by on June 9, 2020

Resource Guide: Amelia Earhart

Enjoy some of these digital resources on Amelia Earhart to go along with our virtual portrayal by Leslie Goddard!

Posted by on June 1, 2020

The Engineer’s Wife by Tracey Enerson Wood

The Engineer’s Wife is a historical fiction novel that opens up at the end of the Civil War. It follows the life of the suffragist, Emily Warren Roebling, and her Read more...

Posted by on May 14, 2020

Celebrating The Beatles

Our May 13th program of Beatlemania! had to be cancelled due to the library being closed. Please enjoy these Beatles resources available through our Digital Branch. How the Beatles Changed Read more...

Posted by on May 13, 2020

Resource Guide: Birdwatching

With our May 2nd program of Birdwatching cancelled, please enjoy these digital resources available with your library card! eBooks Hoopla Easy-to-Build Bird Feeders Easy-to-Build Birdhouses Easy-to-Build Birdbathes The Field Guide Read more...

Posted by on May 1, 2020

The Devotion of Suspect X by Keigo Hagashino

Even though the answer to “whodunit” comes in the first 20 pages of The Devotion of Suspect X, what keeps you reading is what happens next. When an argument with Read more...

Posted by on April 16, 2020

Kiln People by David Brin

Imagine if you could make temporary copies of yourself. These copies could then be assigned to run errands or do research or just have novel experiences. And at the end Read more...

Posted by on April 9, 2020

Hoopla Picks by LaRaie

Hello beloved library patrons! We have missed you while we are all hunkered down inside. Here are some Hoopla titles to help fill the void of not being able to Read more...

Posted by on April 7, 2020

The Call of the Wild + Free by Ainsley Arment

Part memoir and part handbook, The Call of the Wild + Free focuses on inspiring and encouraging families to keep a sense of wonder and curiosity alive in their children. Read more...

Posted by on March 31, 2020

A Well-Behaved Woman : a Novel of the Vanderbilts by Therese Fowler

This is a story of one woman’s struggle to overcome infidelity, chauvinism, and crippling loss in the midst of New York’s Gilded Age. It is a story of fortune lost Read more...

Posted by on March 24, 2020

Loyal: 38 Inspiring Tales by Rebecca Ascher-Walsh by

Trustworthy. Compassionate. Brave. Unrelenting. These are the words which describe the four-footed helpers in the book Loyal: 38 Inspiring Tales of Bravery, Heroism, and the Devotion of Dogs by Rebecca Read more...

Posted by on March 22, 2020

Adult Services: Best of 2019

Enjoy Westmont Public Library’s Adult Services Librarians favorite books we read in 2019! Full Throttle by Joe Hill My favorite story out of the anthology was “Late Returns”. In it, Read more...

Posted by on March 17, 2020

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