Juneteenth: A Collection of Films Available in Kanopy

Enjoy this selection of films made available by our partner, Kanopy, as we observe Juneteenth.

Posted by on June 19, 2021

A Century of Reading: The 1940s

The defining event of the 1940s was, undoubtedly, World War II. These books offer insights into the lives, struggles, and triumphs of various people who lived through the war, both Read more...

Posted by on June 14, 2021

A Century of Reading: The 1930s

For the 1930s, we've highlighted a selection of titles to highlight the ratification of the Twenty-first Amendment to the U.S. Constitution otherwise known as the repeal to Prohibition!

Posted by on June 5, 2021

Environment Justice: A Reading List for Adults by

We hope these selections serve to educate and encourage a dialogue on topics of environmental justice, including access to a clean and healthy environment for all people, the disproportionate impact Read more...

Posted by on April 22, 2021

Environmental Justice: A Reading List for Children and Families

We hope these selections serve to educate and encourage a dialogue on topics of environmental justice, including access to a clean and healthy environment for all people, the disproportionate impact Read more...

Posted by on April 22, 2021

Environmental Justice: A Reading List for Teens

We hope these selections serve to educate and encourage a dialogue on topics of environmental justice, including access to a clean and healthy environment for all people, the disproportionate impact Read more...

Posted by on April 22, 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 on April 19, 2021

Celebrate Gardening Week: A Resource List for Adults

Gardening Your Front Yard: Projects and Ideas for Big & Small Spaces by Tara Nolan “Gardening Your Front Yard is an active, inspiring resource that shows you how to treat Read more...

Posted by on April 19, 2021

Baby Medical School: Vaccines by Cara Florance

You may be surprised to see a child’s board book explaining terms such as antigen, antibody, immune system, and herd immunity. Vaccines, a Baby Medical School book, does just that. Read more...

Posted by on March 18, 2021

Women’s History Month: A Reading List for Grade School

In honor of Women's History Month, we've selected titles focusing on the lives of women and girls throughout the past and into the present day. We hope these selections serve Read more...

Posted by on March 8, 2021

Women’s History Month: A Reading List for Teens

In honor of Women’s History Month, we’ve selected titles focusing on the lives of women and girls throughout the past and into the present day. We hope these selections serve Read more...

Posted by on March 8, 2021

Women’s History Month: A Reading List for Children and Families

In honor of Women's History Month, we've selected titles focusing on the lives of women and girls throughout the past and into the present day. We hope these selections serve Read more...

Posted by on March 8, 2021

Black History Month: A Reading list for Grade School

Celebrate Black History Month with books by Black authors and writing focusing on Black characters, history, and culture. We hope these selections serve to educate and encourage a dialogue on Read more...

Posted by on February 10, 2021

Black History Month: A Reading List for Children and Families

Celebrate Black History Month with books by Black authors and writing focusing on Black characters, history, and culture. We hope these selections serve to educate and encourage a dialogue on Read more...

Posted by on February 10, 2021

The Art of Inventing Hope: Intimate Conversations with Elie Wiesel by Howard Reich

Howard Reich, the son of two Holocaust survivors and a journalist for the Chicago Tribune, was assigned by the paper in 2012 to interview one of the world’s most well-known Read more...

Posted by on January 21, 2021

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