Monarch Festival 2021: Resource Guide

Use this resource guide as a starting out point to learn more about monarchs, butterflies, and pollinators. Watch a WPL librarian talk about some of these resources here. And ask Read more...

Posted by on September 1, 2021

A Century of Reading: The 1980s

It was rad to be a kid in the 80s! Take a trip down memory lane with some books, movies, and music from the 1980s. Ramona Quimby, Age 8 by Beverly Read more...

Posted by on July 12, 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

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

cloudLibrary: Things To Do While Stuck at Home

Stuck at home and looking for something to do? Check out these resources, and many more, from CloudLibrary to get some ideas!

Posted by on December 1, 2020

Lady Clementine by Marie Benedict by Marie Benedict

As a beautiful debutante in British society, 19 year old Clementine Hozier was reserved in the company of others. Often disliked due to the notoriety of her aristocratic parents, she Read more...

Posted by on November 17, 2020

Killers of the Flower Moon: the Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI by David Grann

Killers of the Flower Moon is the tragic, and mostly untold, history of the killing of many Osage Indians in the early 20th century. During this time, the Osage were Read more...

Posted by on November 10, 2020

The Last Flight by Julie Clark by Julie Clark

If you had the chance to alter your future by switching identities with a total stranger – would you do it? Claire,  married into a powerful political family, is desperate Read more...

Posted by on October 27, 2020

Resource Guide: Amelia Earhart

Enjoy some of these digital resources on Amelia Earhart to go along with our virtual portrayal by Leslie Goddard!

Posted by on June 1, 2020

The Engineer’s Wife by Tracey Enerson Wood

The Engineer’s Wife is a historical fiction novel that opens up at the end of the Civil War. It follows the life of the suffragist, Emily Warren Roebling, and her Read more...

Posted by on May 14, 2020

A Well-Behaved Woman : a Novel of the Vanderbilts by Therese Fowler

This is a story of one woman’s struggle to overcome infidelity, chauvinism, and crippling loss in the midst of New York’s Gilded Age. It is a story of fortune lost Read more...

Posted by on March 24, 2020

Loyal: 38 Inspiring Tales by Rebecca Ascher-Walsh

Trustworthy. Compassionate. Brave. Unrelenting. These are the words which describe the four-footed helpers in the book Loyal: 38 Inspiring Tales of Bravery, Heroism, and the Devotion of Dogs by Rebecca Ascher-Walsh. Whether our canine companions are comforting people who have experienced a trauma, or acting as a medical alert dog for a child with severe allergies, our canines daily provide unique services to us that surpass our imagination. There is more Read more...

Posted by on March 22, 2020

Everything is Figureoutable by Marie Forleo

Marie Forleo, an award-winning TV and podcast host, wrote this no-nonsense guide to getting motivated into creating the life you’ve always hoped for. Marie learned this saying, “everything is figureoutable” Read more...

Posted by on February 11, 2020

Royal Holiday by Jasmine Guillory

Vivian Forest, a single mother with a busy career in social work, has the chance of a lifetime – a trip overseas to the Sandringham Estate in England with her Read more...

Posted by on January 21, 2020

Where To Go When: Unforgettable Trips for Every Month

We all have our dream destinations to visit on our bucket lists. But a good question most people ask is “when is the best time to go?” Part of the Read more...

Posted by on December 31, 2019

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