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Guides to Good Reading

NoveList provides: full text reviews and descriptions for over 56,000 books; Book Discussion Guides - a new guide every week; all adult fiction reviewed in Library Journal, Publisher's Weekly, Booklist and Kirkus since 1996; links to author home pages and other fiction-related Web sites.

NoveList K-8
NoveList K-8 contains enhanced subject access for over 38,000 fiction titles aimed at the K-8 population. Full-text reviews from sources like School Library Journal and Booklist are available for many titles. The product also provides booktalks for selected young adult and children's titles. NoveList K-8 also contains Lexile measures for many titles.

eSequels - the online guide to series fiction. eSequels is current and complete so you can find the newest title by your favorite author or spot a title that you may have missed. eSequels indexes character, location and subject as well as author and title so you can identify a series that you may recall only vaguely. eSequels gives brief annotations that describe each title without "giving away" any surprise endings.

Online Book Clubs

Online Book Clubs
Join our OnLine Book Clubs and start reading books in your email. Each day we’ll send you a 5-minute portion of a book. By the end of the week, you’ll have read 2-3 chapters. Choose the genres you like - mystery, science fiction, romance, biography, non-fiction, and many more.

Sources for Information on Books and Authors

Book News
Book News contains twenty-one genre related newsletters with descriptions, book reviews and author commentaries. Also included are thirty-six Bestseller and Award Lists for both adults and children.


Searches the collections of libraries worldwide for books, DVDs, CDs and articles - more than a billion holdings in all.  Find what institutions in your area own the titles you are looking for.


Download a select number of books each week from a large collection of publishers. Freading™has its own apps for the iPad® and iPhone®, and its own apps for Android™ tablets and phones. It is also compatible with the Kindle Fire, the Nook devices, and Kobo devices.

OverDrive Media Console gives you on-the-go access to eBooks and audiobooks from your public library.


Print Books Online

The preeminent Internet publisher of literature, reference and verse providing students, researchers and the intellectually curious with unlimited access to books and information on the web, free of charge.

Audio Books & eBooks

Download Audio Books: You can choose, checkout, download, and enjoy audio titles on your own computer. Take them with you by burning them onto CDs or transferring them to your portable device. Download eBooks for your e-Reader

Tumble Book Library
Tumble Book Library is an online collection of animated, talking picture books, puzzles, games, streaming audio books and more which teach young children the joys of reading in a format they'll love.

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