Worker Rights: A Reading List for Adults

This October, we celebrate and highlight stories of fundamental principles and rights at work.

Posted by on October 1, 2021

A Slow Fire Burning by Paula Hawkins

When a young man is found gruesomely murdered in a London houseboat, it triggers questions about three women who knew him. Laura is the troubled one-night-stand last seen in the Read more...

Posted by on September 28, 2021

Essential Graphic Novels

Enjoy this selection of some of the best graphic novels available with your Westmont Library card!

Posted by on September 16, 2021

Advocacy & Activists: A Reading List for Adults

We hope these selections serve to educate and encourage a dialogue around advocacy, activism and allyship in relation to social justice issues.

Posted by on August 6, 2021

Invincible Vol 1: Family Matters by Robert Kirkman

Invincible follows teenage hero Mark Grayson as he develops his powers at the age of seventeen. Son of the Viltrumite (but human-passing) superhero Omni-man and unpowered human woman, Deborah, Mark Read more...

Posted by on July 8, 2021

A Century of Reading: The 1970s

From Disco to Hard Rock and Heavy Metal, the 1970s saw an explosion of musical creativity.

Posted by on July 5, 2021

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

LGBTQ+ Voices and Experiences: A Reading List for Adults

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 on June 4, 2021

A Century of Reading: The 1920s

Enjoy this selection of titles to highlight the breadth of work produced in the Roaring Twenties!

Posted by on June 1, 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

Environment Justice: A Reading List for Adults

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

Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month

We hope you enjoy this selection of items to celebrate Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month throughout May 2021.

Posted by on April 17, 2021

Asian and Pacific Islander Voices: A Reading List for Adults

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 on April 2, 2021

Women’s History Month: A Reading List for Adults

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 Adults

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 8, 2021

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