Books & Reading

Not sure what to read next? Check out some of our popular reading resources to help guide you to your next read. Browse new materials, learn more about ongoing library reading programs, or request a reading list curated just for you!

View our catalog if you would like to search for a specific author or title by name.

Popular Reading Resources

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Book Club in a Bag 

We're here to make your next book club meeting easier! Choose a title and receive 12 copies and a discussion guide, all in a bag for easy checkout and transport.

Find our Book Club in Bag selection in our catalog.

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Digital Collection

From newspapers to movies to e-books, our Digital Collection has a wide range of content that can be checked out from the comfort of your home at any time with your library card. 

Check out our Digital Collection.

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New & Coming Soon 

Check out the New & Coming Soon page to find items that have recently arrived, recently been ordered, and new items in various categories sorted by age group

Browse new and on order materials.

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Book Lists for Children

Find reading recommendations for children based on milestone or grade level and view popular award winners and nominees.  

View our Book Lists for Children page.

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Book Lists for Teens 

Find reading recommendations for teens in a variety of genres or topics that were specially created by our teen librarians.

View our Book Lists for Teens page.

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Staff Picks

Find our staff-created book lists for children, teens, adults, and our Amazing Book Challenge reading program all in one place. 

View our Staff Picks page.

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Personalized Reading Lists 

 Our staff will create a reading list just for you! Fill out one of the forms below based on your age range to receive a list of up to ten titles based on your preferences. 

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Family Reading Bundles 

For children birth through 5th grade. Fill out this short questionnaire to tell us about your family's favorites. We will pull a selection of ten children's items - books, movies, and music - then call you when your items are ready for pick up.

Fill out our Family Reading Bundles form.

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Next Title By

Can't get enough of your favorite author? Next Tile By allows you to place a hold on the next book by some of our most popular fiction authors, from Nora Roberts to Stephen King, before it's even ordered.

View our Next Title By program in our catalog.

Library Reading Programs

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1000 Books Before Kindergarten

 This self-paced, ongoing program encourages caregivers to read to their children on a regular basis from an early age. It is open to any child from birth to five years old who has not started kindergarten.

Learn more about 1000 Books Before Kindergarten.

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Amazing Book Challenge

This reading challenge encourages adult and teen readers to broaden their horizons by reading 12 books that fall into 12 different categories our librarians have selected for the current calendar year.

Learn more about the Amazing Book Challenge.

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Book Discussion Groups

From mystery to fantasy to award-winning novels, our Book Discussion Groups invite readers to discover and discuss books alongside their peers. These programs vary by age range, and some require registration.

Learn more about our upcoming Book Discussion Groups.

Other Online Resources

  • Booklist Online - Not sure what to read next? Booklist Online offers more than 170,000 book reviews from the trusted experts at the American Library Association.
  • Inside Out Club at Home (Ages 3-12) - An online database of free books, videos, and fun projects that support social and emotional learning to develop character and encourage community involvement.
  • NoveList K- 8 Plus - Reader's advisory information for young readers' fiction and non-fiction titles with teacher resources and book talks. 
  • NoveList Plus - Reader's advisory information for fiction and non-fiction titles with lists of read-alikes, book reviews, feature articles, book discussion guides, and book talks.