Early Reader (Gr 1-2)
Nick and Nack Make Music
This book for beginning readers is a Highlights Puzzle Reader, combining a simple story with the fun addition of seek and find puzzles. Nick is a brown skinned boy who Read more...
Posted by Adrian L. on April 14, 2022
Black Voices & Experiences: A Reading List for Children and Families
Celebrate Black History Month with books by Black authors and writing focusing on Black voices, characters, history, and culture. We hope these selections serve to educate and encourage a dialogue Read more...
Posted by Book Rex on February 4, 2022
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 Read more...
Posted by Kristi M. on November 22, 2021
Fish and Sun
Fish is cold and bored in his dark underwater home, so he swims up to the water’s surface. Soon after, warm Sun comes out. Fish and Sun become fast friends Read more...
Posted by Adrian L. on October 21, 2021
A Magic Spark
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 Adrian L. on May 13, 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 Book Rex on April 19, 2021
Voting and Elections: A Reading List for Children and Families
We hope these selections serve to educate and encourage a dialogue on topics of voting in the US, from ongoing fights for equal voting rights and fair elections to the Read more...
Posted by Book Rex on October 5, 2020
Incredible Creatures: Bats, Opossums, and Sugar Gliders Book List
Learn about bats, opossums, and sugar gliders in this informative book list. Check out some of these other resources available with your library card. Zipping, Zapping, Zooming Bats by Ann Read more...
Posted by Book Rex on July 27, 2020
A girl named Nicky and big brown dog named Barkus become fast friends when Nicky’s favorite uncle unexpectedly drops him off at her house. Each of the five short chapters Read more...
Posted by Adrian L. on June 25, 2020
Penny and Her Doll
When Penny receives a surprise gift in the mail from Gram, she is thrilled! The doll she finds inside is absolutely perfect and she falls in love with her immediately. Read more...
Fergus and Zeke
Fergus the mouse (and class pet in Miss Maxwell’s classroom) loves to learn and follow along with the students. When it is time for the students to go on a Read more...
Posted by Book Rex on June 15, 2019
Gram is making jam for Ann, Fran, and Stan, but she better beware. Nat the Rat likes jam too! Nat, Pat, and Matt appear in various disguises in an attempt Read more...
Posted by Adrian L. on October 31, 2018
With an emotional opening, a dramatic journey, and feel-good ending full of warm fuzzies, Up is bound to appeal to viewers of any age.
Posted by Book Rex on October 18, 2018
Zach and Lucy and the Museum of Natural Wonders
Meet creative brother and sister duo, Zach and Lucy, whose escapades leave their neighbors curious, excited and maybe a little worried. The Pifferson Sisters and illustrator Mark Chambers have created Read more...
Posted by Book Rex on September 12, 2018
Women Who Launched the Computer Age
In this, one of many books in a nonfiction series that follows industry trailblazers, Calkhoven gives an in depth introduction of the six women first involved in the ENIAC project Read more...
Posted by Book Rex on August 23, 2018