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Submitted by: CSkobrak on 12/30/2020 - 7:32pm
  We're excited to share our list of 100 of the Best Books Published in 2020, full of recommendations from the librarians here at the Westerly Library! If one of your goals for the new year is to read more, this is a great place to get started.  You can download our full list (plus a few extra recommendations), OR print our...
Submitted by: seclark on 12/30/2020 - 10:53am
Happy (almost) New Year! It is no secret everyone is thrilled to finally say goodbye to this past year. But instead of focusing on the negativity of last year, lets try and focus on what is ahead. A new chance to be mindful about our everyday living and develop new practices. Now is a perfect time to reflect, be grateful, set goals and start some new habits. Below are some helpful tips and resources to get you started on your new journey....
Submitted by: SKobos on 12/29/2020 - 1:49pm
Happy almost New Year! Not a ton of new books usually come out at the very end of the year, but here a handful from last and this week. As always, find one as an ebook, see if it's...
Submitted by: seclark on 12/23/2020 - 2:32pm
Hey Teens! I don't know about you but the one good thing to come out of this pandemic is more time to read! There are so many fantastic YA books it can be hard to pick what to read next. Here are a few YA books on my TBR list. Join us once a month for our Teen Virtual Book Club and share what you've been reading or want to read next. Each month we'll pick a new book to read together. Have a wonderful and safe holiday!...
Submitted by: CSkobrak on 12/21/2020 - 3:32pm
Keep an eye out for our Best Books of 2020 list, with a printable PDF to create your own pocket-sized list to reference! 
Submitted by: SKobos on 12/17/2020 - 3:42pm
2020 is almost over! It's certainly been a year to remember, and I know I'm not alone in being excited for the new year. If you wanted a little something else to look forward to, here are a few of your favorite books being made into movies and minseries in 2021! Panic by Lauren Oliver  Panic began as so many things do in Carp, a poor town of twelve thousand...
Submitted by: seclark on 12/17/2020 - 11:22am
Hey Teens! While the library may be closed it is a great opportunity to check out what new titles are available in our ezone. Click on the links below and visit OverDrive for other great reads. Stay safe and warm! The Truth about Keeping Secrets by Savannah Brown Sometimes it's safer for the truth to stay a secret Sydney's dad is the only psychiatrist for...
Submitted by: SKobos on 12/15/2020 - 12:08pm
Hope you're ready for some snow! Why not grab one of these new young adult titles and curl up with some hot chocolate this weekend? As always, find one as an ebook, see if it's...
Submitted by: SKobos on 12/10/2020 - 3:05pm
Planning on coming to our book club on January 7? Then be sure to read Burn by Patrick Ness, our next book club pick! Burn by Patrick Ness Sarah Dewhurst and her father, outcasts in their little town of Frome, Washington, are forced to hire a dragon to...
Submitted by: seclark on 12/09/2020 - 10:50am
Hey Teens! It is hard to believe it is already December but here we are. It may be a little harder to be merry & bright this year, but the holidays are quickly approaching. If you are in need of some cheer, magic and love check out these YA holiday themed reads below. Stay safe & warm! The Twelve Days of Dash & Lily by Rachel Cohn & David Levithan...

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