Simon vs the Homo Sapien Agenda by Becky Albertalli

Simon is in love, there is one small catch, he doesn’t know who he is in love with. Simon met Blue on their school’s Tumblr, and soon the two start Read more...

Posted by on July 22, 2021

King and The Dragonflies by Kacen Callender

After dealing with the sudden passing of his older brother Khalid, Kingston James finds himself fixated on the last conversation he and his brother shared: Why King shouldn’t be hanging Read more...

Posted by on July 15, 2021

LGBTQ+ Voices and Experiences: A Reading List for Children and Families

Celebrate Pride Month with books highlighting LGBTQ+ characters, experiences, histories, and voices. We hope these selections serve to educate and encourage a dialogue on topics of gender and sexuality from Read more...

Posted by on June 4, 2021

LGBTQ+ Voices and Experiences: A Reading List for Teens

Celebrate Pride Month with books highlighting LGBTQ+ characters, experiences, histories, and voices. We hope these selections serve to educate and encourage a dialogue on topics of gender and sexuality from Read more...

Posted by on June 4, 2021

LGBTQ+ Voices and Experiences: A Reading List for Grade School

Celebrate Pride Month with books highlighting LGBTQ+ characters, experiences, histories, and voices. We hope these selections serve to educate and encourage a dialogue on topics of gender and sexuality from Read more...

Posted by on June 4, 2021

Pride Month – 2021

For June, we celebrate Pride Month with a selection of books featuring LGBTQ characters and by LGBTQ authors.

Posted by on June 1, 2021

One Community Many Voices: A Reading List for Teens

This list is a great way to start your Westmont Reads experience. WPL librarians have selected titles for all ages by authors from a wide range of communities, backgrounds, experiences, Read more...

Posted by on December 13, 2020

Own Voices: A Reading List for Adults

The #ownvoices hashtag was created by author Corinne Duyvis to spotlight books about characters with marginalized identities created by authors who share the same marginalized identity (or identities). The character and creator Read more...

Posted by on July 2, 2020

Own Voices: A Reading List for Teens

The #ownvoices hashtag was created by author Corinne Duyvis to spotlight books about characters with marginalized identities created by authors who share the same marginalized identity (or identities). The character and creator Read more...

Posted by on July 2, 2020

Own Voices: A Reading List for Grade School

The #ownvoices hashtag was created by author Corinne Duyvis to spotlight books about characters with marginalized identities created by authors who share the same marginalized identity (or identities). The character Read more...

Posted by on July 2, 2020

Own Voices: A Reading List for Children and Families

The #ownvoices hashtag was created by author Corinne Duyvis to spotlight books about characters with marginalized identities created by authors who share the same marginalized identity (or identities). The character Read more...

Posted by on July 2, 2020

These Witches Don’t Burn by Isabel Sterling

Hannah, an Elemental Witch living in modern-day Salem, is worried when dark magic starts to make its appearance in her town. As she senses this is from a revenge-fueled Blood Read more...

Posted by on June 25, 2020

Sawkill Girls by Claire Legrand

“Beware of the woods and the dark, dank deep. He’ll follow you home and won’t let you sleep.” is the legend that haunts the island of Sawkill Rock. The Collector, Read more...

Posted by on March 26, 2020

The Lost Coast by Amy Rose Capetta

When Danny and her mother move to Tempest, California, Danny thinks this move was to get away from her old life. But in Tempest, Danny finds the Grays: a group Read more...

Posted by on March 5, 2020

Odd One Out by Nic Stone

Odd One Out tells the story of three teenagers dealing with sexuality, gender identity,  labels, and the pressures that come with each. Courtney, Rae, and Jupiter all get the opportunity Read more...

Posted by on February 6, 2020

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