rss_abooks Find Great Books in Our Catalog

bookrequest Suggest a Purchase- If we don’t own an item please recommend it.

book-kit

 Book Kits - Do you host a book club?  Checkout one of our many book kits for your group.

book-kit  Digital Book Kits - An online version of our popular book kits.

Southbank-Reads

rss_abooks    Book Discussion - Consider joining one of our book clubs.
Our Southbank Reads group meets online.

new-star  New Items - Looking for something new?  You can check out our new item lists for the latest books, movies and music.

ill Borrow Books from Another Library – Interlibrary Loan (ILL) - We may not have the book you need on our shelves, but that doesn’t mean that we won’t try to find it for you.  Try our Interlibrary Loan service and borrow a book that we do not own.

author_lists Author Lists – We have some great suggestions for your favorite genres.  Download a list today.

author_lists Book Lists - Find books that are popular, interesting or just strange.  

chapteraday   Chapter-A-Day – Read daily books samples in your email.

llLiterariLeigh, Readers’ Advisory Blog - Our very own Reader’s Advisory Librarian Leigh blogs about her latest favorites.

 

 

Other sources for finding great books:

Library Reads - The top ten books published this month that librarians across the country love.

Omnivoracious – Omnivoracious is a blog run by the books editors at Amazon.com. We aim to share our passion for the written word through news, reviews, interviews, and more. This is our space to talk books and publishing frankly and we welcome participation through comments

RA for All - RA for All is a showcase of the wonderful world of Readers’ Advisory (RA). But what is RA? Readers’ Advisory is a patron oriented, nonjudgmental public library service that strives to help fiction and nonfiction readers find books to read for enjoyment.

Stacked – On the surface, is interested in reviewing books for readers while simultaneously enticing non-readers to think about reading in fun and interesting ways. As librarians, we are aware that literacy comes in many formats, so we strive to include not just physical book reviews, but also reviews of audio books, digital books, videos, music, zines, graphic novels, and other materials easily found in the stacks.

EarlyWord – It’s not exactly a blog, but contains highly informative, short posts. Below is some information on the site:

  • Every day, we post stories about books you need to know:
  • Each Friday, we post our New Title Radar, to alert you to the titles you need to know the following week; the ones that will grab headlines, new titles by repeat popular authors and a “Watch List” of books that may take off through word of mouth.
  • Throughout the week, we issue holds alerts on titles that are building unexpectedly long wait lists, readers advisories on titles with popular appeal, plus information on media attention on books.
  • On Thursdays, we look at best seller lists, highlighting debuts and breakout authors.
  • We also alert you to books being made into movies.

Reading for Pleasure – Looking for more time to read?  Try some of the suggestion from this blog post from The Little Things Journal.

 

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