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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 (found in Academic OneFile). Generate lists of books in your favorite genre using Novelist. Use the collection of to do research on literary topics; inclusing the BHS senior thesis and other literature-related homework.

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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. 



eNewsletters with Book Recommendations

selectreads-blockSelectReads is the updated version of BookNews; we hope you like it!  You can view the booklists online, or sign up to receive them by email.  Booklists are broken down by genre or subject, so you can receive reading recommendations on the topics that interest YOU.

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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...

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.