BOOK RECOMMENDATIONS
What to read next?
 
Remember that book that you loved?  We can find more great reads for you.  Just tell us what you're in the mood for, what you like, and what you don't like.  We bet we can find your next favorite book!

Contact our reader's advisory Librarian by email at reppes@sfvpld.org, by phone at (708) 749-1050 x 120, or in person at the Adult Services desk.
 


24 HOUR BOOK RECOMMENDATIONS

If you need help finding something new to read and our Library is closed or you don't have time to stop in or call, we have two online databases you can access using your Library card barcode number that can give recommendations and read-alikes based on books you like.

Click to go to NoveList Plus
NOVELIST PLUS
Perhaps you are looking for your next book? Check out NoveList Plusthe online readers’ resource that helps you uncover your next great read. Novelist also offers a K-8 version that is useful for kids as well as teachers and parents.

Click to go to Books & Authors
BOOKS & AUTHORS
The Gale Books & Authors database makes exploration of genre fiction and essential non-fiction fun! By leveraging their entire award-winning What Do I Read Next? collection, patrons and students alike can be sure that their next big read comes with a BIG recommendation.
 


E-BOOKS and E-AUDIOBOOKS
 

Interested in e-books or downloadable audio books? With your Library card barcode number and your catalog account security PIN you can access the OverDrive catalog of electronic books and audio books. For assistance, call or stop by the Adult Reference Desk.

If you don't remember your Library card security PIN use the online catalog to reset your PIN or call or stop by the Circulation Desk.


 


DO YOU USE GOODREADS?
Add our catalog to your Book Links
 
Goodreads is a social networking site where you can friend other readers, follow their reviews, write your own reviews, and rate books. You can also add our online catalog to your Goodreads Book Link list, so when you are looking at a book in Goodreads you can quickly see if it is available at our Library or at one of the other libraries in the SWAN system. Goodreads is available at www.goodreads.com. You can also download the Goodreads app to your smart phone.
 


In Goodreads, go into your Account Settings and click on the Book Links tab. Sort the list of Popular Links alphabetically and find our catalog under S for Stickney. Click the Add button and move it to the top of your list of Book Links.
 
 

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