Enjoy this selection of films made available by our partner, Kanopy, as we observe Juneteenth.
Posted by Alex C. on June 19, 2021
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 the personal to political, introduce readers to LGBTQ+ authors, and celebrate the joyful diversity of identities, families, and relationships.
Posted by Alex C. on June 4, 2021
We hope you enjoy this selection of items to celebrate Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month throughout May 2021.
Posted by Alex C. on April 17, 2021
We hope these selections serve to spotlight #ownvoices stories by authors of Asian and Pacific Islander heritage, introduce readers to diverse writers and perspectives, and educate and encourage a dialogue on topics of racial justice in AAPI communities.
Posted by Alex C. on April 2, 2021
We hope these selections serve to educate and encourage a dialogue on human rights, which are needs and freedoms considered essential to human flourishing, such as the right to education and the right to equality before the law without discrimination. These books highlight people and communities working, protesting, and fighting for human rights—some in our communities and others around the globe, in the past and continuing today.
Posted by Alex C. on January 18, 2021
We hope these selections serve to educate, entertain, amplify disabled voices, and encourage a dialogue on topics of disability and neurodiversity.
Posted by Alex C. on December 21, 2020
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, and perspectives. Pick one out today and start your Westmont Reads journey into One Community, Many Voices.
Posted by Alex C. on December 13, 2020
We hope these selections serve to educate, celebrate, and encourage dialogue on the diverse nations, cultures, and experiences of Native peoples throughout North America. Celebrate Native American Heritage Month—and continue reading all year long—with nonfiction and fiction, from remembered histories to imagined futures, by Native authors.
Posted by Alex C. on November 6, 2020