Read books in your email!

onlinebookclubEvery day, Monday through Friday, you will receive in your email a five-minute selection from a chapter of a book. By the end of the week, you'll have read two or three chapters. Every Monday we start new books. You have a choice of subjects and genres, such as nonfiction, business, romance, and science fiction. Sign up and start reading. 

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Monthly newsletters with book recommendations

booknewsView newsletters online, or sign up to receive them by email. Each newsletter offers four to eight book titles with summaries, and focuses on a different subject or genre, such as fiction, nonfiction, mystery, romance, home and garden, science and nature, audiobooks, children’s books, and teen books.

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Staff Picks

Here are recommendations from your library staff on popular topics in fiction and nonfiction. See our Teen page and Childrens page for recommendations for these age groups.

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New Items Lists

Find out all the books, audiobooks, DVDs, music CDs, CD-ROMs and games, and Playaways added to the collection during the previous month. A Playaway is an MP3 player loaded with a single audiobook.

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Online Reader Resources

Dazzle your book group with tidbits about the author and reviews from The New York Times and Publisher’s Weekly. Generate lists of books in your favorite genre using Novelist or the Fiction Connection. Use our collection of electronic resources to do your research on literary topics. These resources are also good for the BHS senior thesis and other literature-related homework. But don’t let students have all the fun!

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Library Book Groups, Programs and Kits

bookclub_coffeeWhether you want to participate in a lively discussion of recent fiction or sit back and listen to an author read from his or her latest book, we have a program for you. Already part of a book club? We have Book Club Kits that provide an instant book club in a bag - just add people! Or if you are looking for a recommendation for the next book to discuss in your group, check out what other groups have done in our Book Club Reading Lists. Read more about these programs...