Fantastic Fantasy Novels

Lose yourself in a new world in one of these fantastic fantasy novels from our collection.

Posted by on October 14, 2021

A Psalm for the Wild-Built by Becky Chambers

It’s been centuries since anyone has seen a robot, but when Sibling Dex travels to a remote hermitage on a quest they end up meeting Splendid Speckled Mosscap, a “wild-built” Read more...

Posted by on October 12, 2021

The Best of Stephen King

Assistant Director Brittany Smith picks her Stephen King favorites to celebrate the master of horror this Halloween Season.

Posted by on October 7, 2021

Spirit Hunters by Ellen Oh

Harper knows her family has moved because of her, and she knows she spent time in a hospital, but she still can’t put all the pieces together. Her mother won’t Read more...

Posted by on October 7, 2021

PIGLET: The Unexpected Story of a Deaf Blind Pink Puppy and His Family by Melissa Shapiro

Dr. Melisa Shapiro knew one thing from an early age. That her purpose in life was to care for animals. During the first few chapters of the book, Dr. Shapiro Read more...

Posted by on October 5, 2021

Worker Rights: A Reading List for Children and Families

We hope these selections serve to educate and encourage a dialogue around worker’s rights and the labor movement both here in the United States and around the world.

Posted by on October 2, 2021

Worker Rights: A Reading List for Adults

This October, we celebrate and highlight stories of fundamental principles and rights at work.

Posted by on October 1, 2021

Worker Rights: A Reading List for Teens

We hope these selections serve to educate and encourage a dialogue around worker’s rights and the labor movement both here in the United States and around the world. Audacity by Melanie Crowder Audacity is inspired by the real-life story of Clara Lemlich, a spirited young woman who emigrated from Russia to New York at the turn of the twentieth century and fought tenaciously for equal rights. Clara refuses to accept Read more...

Posted by on October 1, 2021

Serafina and the Black Cloak by Robert Beatty

Serafina has always been different and shut away. Living with her Pa in the basement at the Biltmore Estate she has never been allowed to interact with other people. One Read more...

Posted by on September 30, 2021

Cookbooks: Celebrity Edition

Ever wonder what your favorite celebrities like to eat at home? Or at least what they want you to think they eat! Here are some of the most popular cookbooks Read more...

Posted by on September 30, 2021

A Slow Fire Burning by Paula Hawkins

When a young man is found gruesomely murdered in a London houseboat, it triggers questions about three women who knew him. Laura is the troubled one-night-stand last seen in the Read more...

Posted by on September 28, 2021

Manga Essentials

Enjoy this selection of essential manga by Westmont Public Library Librarian, Gil!

Posted by on September 23, 2021

The Unbroken by C.L. Clark

Touraine was kidnapped as a child by the Balladaire Empire and forced to become a soldier. Now, years later, she and her company are returning to her homeland Qazal to Read more...

Posted by on September 21, 2021

Essential Graphic Novels

Enjoy this selection of some of the best graphic novels available with your Westmont Library card!

Posted by on September 16, 2021

Monarch Festival: A Reading List for Children and Families

Learn more about the Monarch Butterfly, it’s amazing life cycle, and the insect’s migration from the United States to South America with our informational books – or share a story Read more...

Posted by on September 13, 2021

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