A Magic Spark by Jessica Young

This first book in the Fairylight Friends series from Scholastic Books is aimed at helping beginning readers develop skill, confidence, and joy in reading. The plot follows three best friends Read more...

Posted by on May 13, 2021

Nathan Hale’s Hazardous Tales: Donner Dinner Party by Nathan Hale

Nathan Hales’ Hazardous Tales: Donner Dinner Party breaks down this squeamish story from history in a way that’s both historically accurate and child friendly. This graphic novel tells the story Read more...

Posted by on April 29, 2021

Environmental Justice: A Reading List for Children and Families

We hope these selections serve to educate and encourage a dialogue on topics of environmental justice, including access to a clean and healthy environment for all people, the disproportionate impact Read more...

Posted by on April 22, 2021

Environment Justice: A Reading List for Adults

We hope these selections serve to educate and encourage a dialogue on topics of environmental justice, including access to a clean and healthy environment for all people, the disproportionate impact Read more...

Posted by on April 22, 2021

Environmental Justice: A Reading List for Teens

We hope these selections serve to educate and encourage a dialogue on topics of environmental justice, including access to a clean and healthy environment for all people, the disproportionate impact Read more...

Posted by on April 22, 2021

Celebrate Gardens with a Reading List for Children and Families

In celebration of Gardening Week at the Westmont Public Library, enjoy this selection of picture books and more that share stories about nature, gardens, and community building.

Posted by on April 19, 2021

Celebrate Gardening Week: A Resource List for Adults

Gardening Your Front Yard: Projects and Ideas for Big & Small Spaces by Tara Nolan “Gardening Your Front Yard is an active, inspiring resource that shows you how to treat Read more...

Posted by on April 19, 2021

Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month

We hope you enjoy this selection of items to celebrate Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month throughout May 2021.

Posted by on April 17, 2021

Lost in the Library: a Story of Patience & Fortitude by Josh Funk

Fortitude and Patience are the stone lions sitting outside the New York City Public Library, silently watching and guarding the building. They come to life every night to talk to Read more...

Posted by on April 15, 2021

The Heaven of Animals by Nancy Tillman

In this picture book full of rhymes, animals prance around in their own little Heaven. In the book, the reader runs into all sorts of animals – dogs, cats, horses, Read more...

Posted by on April 8, 2021

Asian and Pacific Islander Voices: A Reading List for Grade School

We hope these selections serve to spotlight #ownvoices stories by authors of Asian and Pacific Islander heritage, introduce readers to diverse writers and perspectives, and educate and encourage a dialogue Read more...

Posted by on April 2, 2021

Asian and Pacific Islander Voices: A Reading List for Teens

We hope these selections serve to spotlight #ownvoices stories by authors of Asian and Pacific Islander heritage, introduce readers to diverse writers and perspectives, and educate and encourage a dialogue Read more...

Posted by on April 2, 2021

Asian and Pacific Islander Voices: A Reading List for Children and Families

We hope these selections serve to spotlight #ownvoices stories by authors of Asian and Pacific Islander heritage, introduce readers to diverse writers and perspectives, and educate and encourage a dialogue on topics of racial justice in AAPI communities.

Posted by on April 2, 2021

Asian and Pacific Islander Voices: A Reading List for Adults

We hope these selections serve to spotlight #ownvoices stories by authors of Asian and Pacific Islander heritage, introduce readers to diverse writers and perspectives, and educate and encourage a dialogue on topics of racial justice in AAPI communities.

Posted by on April 2, 2021

Small Spaces by Katherine Arden

Small Spaces is a deliciously creepy tale of a school field trip gone wrong. Ollie is the only student that is nervous about the bus breaking down, and the teacher Read more...

Posted by on April 1, 2021

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