Summer Reading 2021 is in the works! The theme this year is “Tails & Tales”. Check back soon for our reading game board and a link for filling in a reading log online. We will have a LIVE launch party on Friday, June 18 with DJ Austin Dailey. We will also have several programs through Zoom throughout the summer to celebrate reading all about tails and tales!
Video Book Reviews:
Do you have a favorite book that you want your friends to read? Ready to share some of your favorite quotes from a recent great read? Consider submitting a Video Book Review to be included on the Children’s Facebook and homepage! Miss Ellen would love to share your review :))!
Here’s how to get started:
- Use this form as a guideline to get started – Download the BOOK REVIEW SUBMISSION Form HERE
- Check out last year’s videos on Facebook for some great ideas – click on these links:
- Your video file may be too big to email, but you can save it to your Google Drive or iCloud, etc. and share the link with Miss Ellen, who can be reached by email at ephillips@WestHartfordCT.gov.
- If you need any help, just call the library – Miss Ellen is at the ready! She can be reached at the Faxon Branch: 860-561-8203.
- Don’t forget to fill-in the West Hartford Libraries Photo Release Form HERE! <– this form can be emailed to Miss Ellen (ephillips@WestHartfordCT.gov) or dropped off at the Faxon Library.
Don’t know what to read next? In a book rut? Try BookMatch, West Hartford Public Library’s personalized recommendation service.
It’s easy! Simply fill out a form with the link below. You will receive an email with 3 to 5 personal reading recommendations from our librarians within 7 days. Also, check out the additional selections below for our great recommendations.
Looking for some good books to read before the summer? Check out the Nutmeg Nominee books.
We also have some great book recommendations from our Children’s Librarians in the following booklists:
- Conversations on Race, Racism and Resistance
- Books to Support Conversations on Race, Racism and Resistance
- Books to Support Sensitive Conversations
- Elections and Voting
- Notable Names in Black History