Ghoulia by Barbara Cantini

Ghoulia longs for a real friend. Not that her trusted greyhound Tragedy isn’t doing a good enough job at it, but she wishes she could find friends she can just Read more...

Posted by on April 10, 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

Feathers for Lunch by Lois Ehlert

Favorite picture book author / illustrator Lois Ehlert introduces 12 backyard birds to young children through their adventure with a sneaky cat.

Posted by on April 2, 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

Sawkill Girls by Claire Legrand

“Beware of the woods and the dark, dank deep. He’ll follow you home and won’t let you sleep.” is the legend that haunts the island of Sawkill Rock. The Collector, Read more...

Posted by on March 26, 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

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 Ascher-Walsh. Whether our canine companions are comforting people who have experienced a trauma, or acting as a medical alert dog for a child with severe allergies, our canines daily provide unique services to us that surpass our imagination. There is more Read more...

Posted by on March 22, 2020

Kanopy Comedies!

Need a laugh? Here are 10 comedies you stream right now from Kanopy! If you need assistance with Kanopy or your account, please email [email protected] What We Do in the 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

People Share with People by Lisa Wheeler

Author Lisa Wheeler and illustrator Molly Idle’s address one of the building blocks of friendship in their new book, People Share with People. Using a lyrical rhyme scheme filled with humor, Read more...

Posted by on March 12, 2020

The Lost Coast by Amy Rose Capetta

When Danny and her mother move to Tempest, California, Danny thinks this move was to get away from her old life. But in Tempest, Danny finds the Grays: a group Read more...

Posted by on March 5, 2020

Grace Hopper: Queen of Computer Code by Laurie Wallmark

This book begins with Grace Hopper as a young girl who breaks clocks simply to put them back together and find what makes them tick. With her parents’ support, she kept finding ways to make things work. She spent her childhood being curious about the way things worked, and learning as much as she could. After graduating from Vassar College and learning about physics and mathematics, she became a teacher Read more...

Posted by on March 4, 2020

Hawks Kettle, Puffins Wheel by Susan Vande Griek

Readers are introduced to unusual avian behavior with free-verse poetry and informative prose in this picture book that begs to be read aloud.

Posted by on February 27, 2020

Diary of a Murderer by Young-ha Kim

South Korean author Young-ha Kim makes you feel like you’re walking on eggshells through his stories that seer with uncertainty, delirium, humor and the mundane. Of the four stories that Read more...

Posted by on February 25, 2020

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