Zen Ghost is the third story written and illustrated by Jon J. Muth with Stillwater the panda. Stillwater is a loveable character your child will want to read about again and again. In Zen Ghost, Stillwater shares a non-scary ghost story that both teaches and entertains. This book also has beautiful illustrations to keep your child's interest.
Mary Kubica’s newest psychological suspense, Don’t You Cry, hits the mark again following on the heels of two previous successes, Pretty Baby from earlier this year and her debut The Good Girl from 2015.
Halloween is a mere 10 days away! And now that it's starting to feel a little more like Fall, it's time to dive into your favorite spooky and horror filled series.
The warm days and cooler nights are starting to feel like fall. We Are Going On A Leaf Hunt by Steve Metzger is the perfect book to read as we get into the fall season. This books follows the popular song, but with new lyrics.
Have you heard the news? Bob Dylan is the first musician to win the Nobel Prize for literature! This is a monumental event, and has been generating some controversy. While many have cited Dylan's lyrics as poetry, which can be enjoyed with or without music, others have protested that this violates the sanctity of the award, by giving it to someone who does not actually write literature.
In 2014 Westlake voters passed the library’s five-year operating levy with 70% approval. This was a strong signal that continuing education, life-long learning and human connections are critical components of our community. The library’s strengths lie in rich and diverse collection of materials, a place for people to meet and share ideas and information, and an expert staff to assist with your information needs.
Fall is here! Everyone is buying pumpkins, apple picking and baking. The nights are starting to cool down. This is the perfect time to teach your pre-schooler about the change in seasons.
The Apple Pie Tree by Zoe Hall has beautiful illustrations and the story of how an apple evolves from bud to fruit. The story inlcudes the importance bees play in pollinating an apple tree. Your child will also enjoy the story as a pair of robins make the tree home. The book ends with a delicious apple pie recipe.
Herschell Gordon Lewis, a director who set new standards for horror movie gore and violence in the early 1960s, died on Monday at his home in Pompano, Fla. He was 90.
October is coming and that means it's one of my favorite times of the year: Halloween Month! 31 days of build-up to one spooktacular night of candy, costumes, and creeps. In order to get into the holiday spirit, the library is providing a couple of fun Halloween themed programs, so if you're feeling brave enough you should be sure to join us for some spooky fun. And while you're at it, why not stop by the library to pick up some spooky soundtracks? We have music from classic horror and suspense films, as well as some of the old classics to chill your bones.