Reader’s Corner

“Some books are to be tasted, others to be swallowed, and some few are to be chewed and digested.”  -Francis Bacon

The only thing better than reading a book is sharing that book with a friend.  Here’s your chance!

Book Discussions:  Join Librarians Grace Palmisano and Angela Hughes for the Library’s two book discussion groups:  Cook the Book and Angela’s Book Discussion.

Patron Picks:  Share your favorite books with the entire community.

Adult Summer Reading Club:  Join us each summer for the Adult Summer Reading Club!

 

Need help picking out a new book? Check out these reader advisory databases and websites:

This reader’s advisory database provides subject heading access, reviews, annotations, read-alikes, book discussion guides, and much more for over 135,000 fiction titles.

Database Link | Access from Home

This reader’s advisory database for pre-K, elementary, and middle school readers provides subject heading access, reviews, annotations, read-alikes, book discussion guides, and much more for over 135,000 fiction titles.

Database Link | Access from Home

 

Goodreads:  A website for readers and book recommendations. See which books your friends are reading, track the books you’re reading, have read, and want to read, check out personalized book recommendations, and find out if a book is a good fit for you from our community’s reviews.

Fantastic Fiction:  Browse through lists of new and popular titles as well as upcoming releases.

Stop, You’re Killing Me:  A resource for lovers of mystery, crime, thriller, spy, and suspense books.

eSequels.com:  Lists novels in the correct reading sequence so you can begin at the beginning.

Caldecott Metal & Honor Books, 1938-Present:  A list of the most distinguished children’s picture books.

Newbery Medal & Honor Books, 1922-Present:  A list of the most distinguished children’s  literature.