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Summer Reading:  Not Just for Kids...

Tuesday, May 31, 2016 - Monday, Sep 5, 2016


Sign Up for Summer Reading!

Illustration of an adult running.

Sign up through Beanstack online or at the Library.

Get a free café beverage for signing up and logging your first title!  Once you have registered, log at least 3 books throughout the summer to be entered into a drawing for awesome prizes.

Discover the books that your librarians have loved here:

Adventure Non-Fiction For The Well-Read Explorer

Celebrity Biographies

Guilty Pleasure Beach Reads

Jaina's Favorite "Grown-Up" Books

Melanie's 2016 Reading Challenge

Melanie's Favorite Audio Books

Music Notes

Some of Chris' favorites

Speaking of Books

Summer Getaway Must Reads

Summer Pics: Historical Fiction

Susan L. - Some of my favorite books!!

Sybil's List: October 2015

More Lists Here...

Find Your Next Book!

Traveling for the summer?  Check out our digital collection!

Need wireless on your vacation to check out our awesome digital collection?  Take one of our Wi-Fi HotSpots with you on your trip!


Check out more Recommended Reading Guides here!

Join the Reading Game...






History Book Discussion, Sunday July 10, 3 pm, Seminar Room. Amateur historian and Westporter, J. Bruce McGuirkleads a discussion of Ron Chernow’s Pulitzer Prize-winning biography of George Washington, Washington: A Life. Ron Chernow was this year's BOOKED for the evening honoree.

Mystery Author Con Lehane, Wednesday, July 13, 1 pm, McManus Room. Con Lehane discusses the first book of his new series, Murder at the 42nd Street Library. The book introduces librarian and reluctant sleuth Raymond Ambler, a doggedly curious fellow who uncovers murderous secrets hidden behind the majestic marble façade of New York City’s landmark 42nd Street Library. Murder at the 42nd Street Library follows Ambler and his partners in crime-solving as they track down a killer, shining a light on the dark deeds and secret relationships that are hidden deep inside the famous flagship building at the corner of 42nd Street and Fifth Avenue.

Annual Gigantic Summer Book Sale, starting Saturday, July 16, 9 am, Jesup Green and McManus Room. 

Saturday, July 16: 9 am-5 pm
Sunday, July 17: 10 am-5 pm
Monday, July 18: 9 am-5 pm
  (Half-Price Day)
Tuesday, July 19: 9 am-1 pm
  (Contribution Day)

Hardcover and paperback fiction and non-fiction
Vinyl records, DVDs, CDs, audiobooks, children’s books
Watch for specials to be featured!

All proceeds from the book sales directly benefit the Library.

Book Chat, Tuesday, August 2, 10 am, Sheffer Reading Room. Writer Nina Sankovitch will continue drop-in conversations! No "book reports" — just read whatever interests you and then drop into the Library and talk about it. Occurring first Tuesday of every month, the conversation lasts about an hour. All are welcome!