While We Were Dating by Jasmine Guillory

An easy read where the stakes are low, While We Were Dating is recommended for veteran romance readers and those discovering the genre for the first time.

Posted by on January 15, 2022

Inventors and Scientific Pioneers

Be curious about the world around you! Celebrate Kid Inventors’ Day on January 17 with these books about inventors, inventions, and pioneering scientists – all great for reading aloud. Awesome Read more...

Posted by on January 13, 2022

Born Behind Bars by Padma Venkatraman

Kabir was born in an Indian prison.  His mother, an inmate, is innocent, but she is also a member of the lowest Indian caste, poor, and without recourse to her Read more...

Posted by on January 6, 2022

All Systems Red by Martha Wells

In a corporate-dominated spacefaring future, planetary missions must be approved and supplied by the Company. Exploratory teams are accompanied by Company-supplied security androids, for their own safety.

Posted by on December 28, 2021

Book List of Magical Realism Novels

Readers who enjoy the rich creations of magical realism often also appreciate themes of invention storytelling forms like folklore, ghost stories, and fairy tales.

Posted by on December 16, 2021

Access to Healthcare: A Reading List for Children and Families

We hope these selections serve to educate and encourage a dialogue around the biases and inequalities that affect access to healthcare and preventative care. These books highlight people and communities Read more...

Posted by on December 3, 2021

Access to Healthcare: A Reading List for Adults

We hope these selections serve to educate and encourage a dialogue around the biases and inequalities that affect access to healthcare and preventative care. These books highlight people and communities affected by these inequalities and the social justice activists and movements working towards change.

Posted by on December 3, 2021

Access to Healthcare: A Reading List for Teens

We hope these selections serve to educate and encourage a dialogue around the biases and inequalities that affect access to healthcare and preventative care. These books highlight people and communities affected by these inequalities and the social justice activists and movements working towards change.

Happily Ever Afters

One of my favorite genres to read is romance, especially during the winter. With a guaranteed happily ever after, romance novels are the perfect pick-me-up for dreary days. With so Read more...

Posted by on December 2, 2021

It’s Trevor Noah: Born A Crime: Stories From A South African Childhood by Trevor Noah

Trevor Noah is known in the USA as the host of The Daily Show since 2015, but this book tells the story of his youth.  Trevor Noah grew up in Read more...

Posted by on December 2, 2021

The Jane Austen Book Society by Natalie Jenner

A group of Jane Austen fans come together in the sleepy town of Chawton to help save what is left of their beloved heroines legacy.

Posted by on November 30, 2021

2021 Best Suspense Novels

Below are a few of the top selling 2021 suspense novels. The Survivors by Jane Harper Kieran Elliott’s life changed forever on the day a reckless mistake led to devastating Read more...

Posted by on November 25, 2021

The Book of Lymph: Self-Care Practices to Enhance Immunity, Health, and Beauty by Lisa Levitt Gainsley

Lymphatic massage and self-care are important to creating a balanced, healthy life, and this book details how to achieve amazing results.

Posted by on November 23, 2021

YTS Staff Picks 2021 – Our Favorite Books of the year

Check out some of our Youth & Teen Services staff favorites, all published in 2021. These books represent a wide variety of formats and intended audiences. We hope you will find something of interest in these selections.

Posted by on November 22, 2021

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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