Books & Literature

Library Databases

Book Connections* - Get book suggestions (Reader's Advisory) for children and teens, create booklists, and meet authors through exclusive movies and recordings. Explore read-alongs, audiobooks, book trailers, and more!

BookPage - BookPage is a discovery tool for readers, highlighting the best new books across all genres.

eBooks on EBSCOhost* - Ebooks for use with computers and ebook readers.

NoveList K-8- Book recommendations, reviews, book talks, book discussion guides, etc., for kids (0-18).

NoveList Plus* - Book recommendations, reviews, book discussion guides, etc., for over 200,000 titles.

OverDrive - Free downloadable audiobooks, music, and videos for use with computers & mobile devices.


Other Resources

Free Online Books & Reference MaterialsYou will find resources that will take you to websites where you can find tons of free online materials

Don't Miss Lists - See the popular new books, audiobooks, DVDs, CDs, and other titles across all genres and audiences. The lists are updated monthly, and from this page, you can find bestseller lists, links to Wisconsin Public Radio's Chapter a Day program, and more.

WorldCat  - Find library materials worldwide. Find items you are unable to find in LINKcat.

New York Book Review  - Essays and reviews of books and the arts, including music, theater, dance, and film.

New York Times Books  - A supplement to The New York Times in which current non-fiction and fiction books are reviewed.

NPR Book Reviews - Summary judgment on books of note, from NPR personalities, independent booksellers, and critics from across the public radio spectrum. 

Oprah’s Book Club  - An interactive, multi-platform reading club bringing passionate readers together to discuss inspiring stories.

Reading Group Guides - A site dedicated to book lovers providing a forum to discover and share commentary about the books and authors they enjoy. Author interviews, book reviews, and lively book commentary are found here. Content includes books from bestselling, midlist, and debut authors.

Reese's Book Club x Hello Sunshine - Every month, Reese chooses a story she loves and announces it as her pick.

Wisconsin Talking Book and Braille Library - WTBBL provides audiobooks and Brailled materials to persons, living in WI, who cannot read or use regular print materials as a result of temporary or permanent visual or physical limitations.

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