Right to Read: A Reading List for Teens

We hope these selections serve to educate and encourage a dialogue on topics of centering around education and persons right to read.

Posted by on September 2, 2022

Huda F Are You?

Huda used to be the only person in her class wearing a hijab, but when she moves to Dearborn, Michigan and starts a new high school, that all changes. There Read more...

Posted by on July 7, 2022

LGBTQ+ Voices & Experiences: An Adult Reading List

Celebrate Pride Month with this collection of stories from and about LGBTQ+ community members.

Celebrating 100 Years: 1921

The Village of Westmont is celebrating its 100th birthday! Wonder what folks were reading before the library was even founded? These titles, now available in electronic formats, were the most Read more...

Posted by on November 18, 2021

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David Miller can eat a large pepperoni pizza in 4 minutes and 36 seconds. His parents are not impressed.

King and The Dragonflies

After dealing with the sudden passing of his older brother Khalid, Kingston James finds himself fixated on the last conversation he and his brother shared: Why King shouldn’t be hanging Read more...

Posted by on July 15, 2021

A Century of Reading: The 1980s

It was rad to be a kid in the 80s! Take a trip down memory lane with some books, movies, and music from the 1980s. Ramona Quimby, Age 8 by Beverly Read more...

Posted by on July 12, 2021

Binge Worthy YA Series

This list contains YA series that are complete, from a variety genres. Start with book one and binge your way through the series without having to wait for any upcoming Read more...

Posted by on July 1, 2021

One of Us Is Lying

If you like solving mysteries, this book is for you! Five unsuspecting students are given after-school detention because of a weird misunderstanding. During detention, the most horrible thing happens – Read more...

Posted by on March 11, 2021

Women’s History Month: A Reading List for Teens

In honor of Women’s History Month, we’ve selected titles focusing on the lives of women and girls throughout the past and into the present day. We hope these selections serve Read more...

Posted by on March 8, 2021

Teen Romance Reads

Discover new titles and old favorites from this list of YA fiction romances. Geekerella by Ashley Poston Geek girl Ellie hopes to go to ExcelsiCon Cosplay to meet the actor Read more...

Posted by on February 25, 2021

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

With the Fire on High

Emoni’s life is a little different from most of her classmates. Her interests are different – her best friend is into graphic design, and Emoni creates magic when she’s cooking. Read more...

I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter

Olga is the perfect Mexican daughter. Julia is not, and she's okay with that.

Posted by on August 27, 2020

New Kid

Stereotypes and expectations can be difficult, especially when they come from your peers. New Kid by Jerry Craft tells the story of 12 year old Jordan Banks as he embarks Read more...

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