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Posted on: April 23, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Westmont Public Library Expands Virtual Library Experience

Westmont, Illinois
Date Issued: April 23, 2020
With the various challenges facing public agencies and taxing bodies during the response to COVID-19, the Westmont Public Library (WPL) has been exploring new and innovative ways to reach out to and serve the community. Their staff are hard at work to bring new virtual services to Westmont residents.
The WPL has reorganized and updated its website to better serve citizens, especially during the current shelter-in-place mandate.  Visit to check it out.
It’s now easier than ever to access the Library’s online collection. Simply visit to register for a digital library card and instantly access free ebooks, music, movies, databases, and more all from the comfort of your home. The Library’s Digital Branch provides access to their online resources and is open 24/7. 
The WPL has created online programming and collected activities for all ages—all of which are accessible from the Library’s website. Check out the links for Early Childhood, Grade School Students, Teens, and Adults.
Join WPL Early Childhood Specialist Ms. Adrian as she shares short videos of rhymes, fingerplays, and flannel board stories for little ones at home on the Library’s YouTube channel at Check back often for new videos from Ms. Adrian.
WPL will be launching their first online trivia program on April 27 at 7pm. Check it out and test your trivia knowledge. To register, and for all the participation details, email Alex in Adult Services at
For more information regarding WPL services and programs, visit their website at or email WPL at WPL also has an online “ask a librarian” chat feature via their website. Stay tuned for more virtual programs from WPL staff in the coming weeks.
“The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go.” -- Dr. Seuss


Contact: Larry McIntyre
Village of Westmont
Communications Director/Public Information Officer

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