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Recommended Reading

Reading suggestions from the librarians of Western Counties Regional Library.

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Celebrate Black History Month for Kids

February is Black History Month. Learn about Black history and celebrate the many contributions Black Canadians have made with this reading list featuring fiction and non-fiction titles for kids! To see the entire list of titles, click here.
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Celebrate Black History Month

February is Black History Month. Learn about Black history and celebrate the many contributions Black Canadians have made through this list featuring fiction and non-fiction books for adults. To see the entire list of titles, click here.
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Celebrate Family Literacy Day

Family Literacy Day takes place every Jan. 27 to raise awareness about the importance of reading as a family. Celebrate the day by researching your family history, writing down a family story, or trying a new family recipe. End the day with a family story time. Here are some suggestions. To see the entire list of titles, click here.

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Kid Inventors Day

Did you know Jan. 17 is Kid Inventors Day? This day celebrates inventions created by kids and takes place on Benjamin Franklin’s birthday, who invented swim flippers when he was 12 years old. Get inspired by this booklist and see what you’ll create! To see the entire list of titles, click here.

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Career Resources for Teens

With college and university application deadlines coming up, you might be thinking “What next”? This booklist offers some practical resources on job hunting and career paths to help you figure out what comes next for you! To see the entire list of titles, click here.

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Dry January Reads and Recipes

If you are participating in Dry January or cutting out alcohol all together, this booklist offers resources that will help. It features books on how alcohol affects the mind and body and books with recipes for non-alcoholic drinks. To see the entire list of titles, click here.