Readers' Advisory
Remember that book that you loved? There are more great book matches out there for you! 

Just tell us what you're in the mood for, what you like, and what you don't like, and get personalized recommendations.  Fill out this quick survey at Book4meSFV

Visit the Reference Desk in person and get a complimentary copy of a pre-published book!  

Watch our Booktalks on YouTube.
Find more fun with the SFVPLD Readers Facebook group! 

Our quarterly Readers Advisory Newsletter:
Spring 2021
December 2020
September 2020

Contact Reference Librarian, Sonia R. for Readers' Advisory assistance at or call 708-749-1050 x120.


[image - OverDrive Enjoy eBooks audiobooks & videoeBooks and eAudiobooks
Borrow through OverDrive
and Hoopla

With your library card barcode number and your catalog account security PIN number you can access the OverDrive catalog of electronic books and audiobooks.

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

Try the new Libby app from OverDrive to read or listen to downloadable audiobooks on your Apple, Android, or Microsoft phone or tablet. 

NEW: We now subscribe to Hoopla.  Borrow more ebooks and audiobooks without the wait at



Book Recommendations 24/7!

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 NoveList Plus K-8, a version that is useful for kids, as well as teachers and parents.


Do You Use Goodreads?
Us, too! 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 You can also download the Goodreads app to your smart phone or tablet.

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.


Need a tutorial?

Stickney-Forest View Public Library District       6800 W. 43rd St, Stickney, IL 60402