Better Health Starts at the Library! 

November is a month that honors the awareness of many health issues such as COPD, Lung Cancer, Epilepsy and Alzheimer’s Disease, just to name a few, as well as individual days that highlight Pneumonia, Diabetes, the Great American Smokeout and International Survivors of Suicide Loss. Considering that the month heralds the beginning of the holidays — which are intended to be joyous, but can be filled with stress, disappointment, excessive eating, drinking and spending — it’s an excellent time to keep your health at the forefront.

We have a variety of new books and kits to help you improve your health.



Fitter. Calmer. Stronger. A Mindful Approach to Exercise and Nutrition, by Ellie Goulding (2023).

Outlive: The Science & Art of Longevity, by Peter Attia (2023).

Weathering: The Extraordinary Stress of Ordinary Life in an Unjust Society, by Arline Geronimus (2023).

For a complete list of new books to help you improve your health, visit 


Health Literacy Tote Kits

You can also borrow Health Literacy Tote Bags, an incredibly smart idea from Atlantic Health System, Overlook Medical Center. Each tote bag is like a complete resource center for popular topics such as Heart Health, Caregiver Health, Healthy Weight, Fall and Injury Prevention, Autism and Strength Improvement. Filled with books, DVDs, CDs and complimentary handouts, the tote bags help you find the latest information on 16 topics–all in one place. Find the complete list at


Stop by the library at 550 East Broad Street, visit our website at, or and see how we can make your life in Westfield even healthier and even better.


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