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Falling in Love Over Food

Hungry? Get ready to devour these Young Adult books about cooking, baking, family restaurants, and falling in love. Somewhere Between Bitter and Sweet by Laekan Zea Kemp As an aspiring Read more...

Posted by on August 4, 2022

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


David Miller can eat a large pepperoni pizza in 4 minutes and 36 seconds. His parents are not impressed.

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

Hobbies for the Holidays

Time off, whether it's for school breaks, shutdowns, or much needed R&R, is a great time to explore your interests or pick up something new. With this list of instructional Read more...

Posted by on December 22, 2020

With the Fire on High

Emoni’s life is a little different from most of her classmates. Her interests are different – her best friend is into graphic design, and Emoni creates magic when she’s cooking. Read more...

What’s Cooking? A Cookbook List for Kids

Check out these staff-tested cookbooks for kids, and find inspiration to create something wonderful in the kitchen!

Posted by on July 20, 2020

Zaitoun: Recipes from the Palestinian Kitchen

Yasmin Khan, a human rights campaigner who likes to immerse herself in different world cuisines, has recently introduced her cookbook “Zaitoun: Recipes from the Palestinian Kitchen.” Her visit to Israel Read more...

Posted by on December 24, 2019

Giada’s Italy: My Recipes for La Dolce Vita

Celebrity chef Giada De Laurentiis is familiar to many from her appearances on The Today Show and Food Network’s Giada at Home. Her new cookbook, Giada’s Italy: My Recipes for Read more...

Posted by on August 18, 2018

Mrs. Peanuckle’s Fruit Alphabet

The combination of Mrs. Peanuckle's fun fruit facts and Jessie Ford's colorful graphics makes for a delightful and unique alphabet book for babies and toddlers that adults will enjoy too.

Posted by on March 2, 2018

The Complete Mediterranean Cookbook

If you are a fan of PBS and have been able to view even one episode of America’s Test Kitchen, you probably realize how seriously the chefs and staff take Read more...

Posted by on February 21, 2018

The Cookie Fiasco

In The Cookie Fiasco, four friends want to eat cookies, but there are only three cookies.With a shortage of this tasty treat, will the Squirrels have to share, or will Read more...

Posted by on May 18, 2017

A New Way To Bake

With all the wonderful colors of spring outside that delight the senses, it can make us think of new things—perhaps trying a new recipe!  Martha Stewart, known for her expertise Read more...

Posted by on April 25, 2017

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