Reading

Reading Recommendations

Don’t know what to read next? Your Next Great Story is a service designed to connect you with suggested books (ebooks, audiobooks, and print), television shows, and movies based on your preferences. Just fill out a quick form and we will send you a customized list by mail, email, or you can pick it up in person at your local library.


Book lists

Librarians create curated lists on a theme and put them in our newsletter – you can click through to put items on hold directly in our catalog. You can get these sent directly to your email by subscribing to our email newsletter.


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Book Recommendations from Our Instagram

Stuart Woods, bestselling author of more than 90 books. has died. Check out his books at a library near you, or on your device using the Libby app. #SCLRecs #RIPStuartWoods #StuartWoods ...

Get these books and a world of others at your local library. #SCLRecs ...

Fan of #UmbrellaAcademy? Get these readalikes from your local library, or online with the Libby or Hoopla apps! #SCLRecs ...

Check out these titles by Muslim American Authors at your favorite library location - or read them on your device using the Libby or Hoopla apps! #SCLRecs ...

Love a good Happily Ever After? Try these romances! And if you love romance, join our fun casual online Romance book club - next meeting TOMORROW at 10am! See more details on our website or call us for info at 413-263-6828 x213. #SCLRecs ...

Fan of the book, movie, or TV series The Time Traveler's wife? Enjoy these readalikes from your local library, or on your device with the Libby or Hoopla apps! #SCLRecs #TimeTravelersWife ...

Get these Black Caucus American Library Association winners at your local library! #SCLRecs ...

Remember, in real life, sharks are our friends! However - your friendly neighborhood social media librarian has a HEALTHY RESPECT for those friends and prefers to read about them from a distance. 😁🦈😱 #SCLRecs ...

It's Disability Pride Month! Pick up a title about disability awareness and justice at your local library. #SCLRecs ...

It's time for Scary Summer Reads! Get one of these from your favorite library location, or try our options for reading on your device with Libby or Hoopla! #SCLRecs ...

The Women’s Prize for Fiction, one of the most respected, celebrated and successful literary awards in the world, showcases the very best writing by women. Get a great book at your library, or on your device using Libby or Hoopla! #SCLRecs ...

Book Groups


Raymond Jordan Senior Center Book Club

Raymond Jordan Senior Center Book Club

Come join us for a fascinating book club at the Raymond Jordan Senior Center! | Adults

Eager Readers Book Club

Eager Readers Book Club

The book group for reading enthusiasts reads mostly contemporary novels, although occasionally historical fiction, adventures, and some non-fiction. | Sixteen Acres | Adults

413 Gourmet Club

413 Gourmet Club

A cooking class meets book club series for those who love to cook at home. Cook together – hands-on and in-person! | Sixteen Acres | Adults

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Romance Book Club – Online

Get your Happily Ever After fix from the Romance Book Club! | Online | Adults

Books & Brew Book Club

Cure your mid-week blues with a lively book discussion. | Adults

Afterthoughts Book Discussion Group

Afterthoughts Book Discussion Group – Online

A traditional book discussion group where everyone reads and discusses the same book. Join us! | Online | Adults

What’s Cooking Cookbook Club – Online

Do you enjoy cooking, or would you like to improve your cooking skills? | Online | Adults

Any Book Club

Any Book Club (ABC)

Join our Any Book Club and share your recent reads. | East Forest Park | Adults