NOTICE:

The Downtown Library will be closed for maintenance Monday, June 14 – Wednesday, June 16. We hope to reopen on Thursday, June 17. The Downtown book drops will remain open, as will our other library locations. 

NOTICE:

All Metro Library locations are now in our "Sit & Stay" stage.  Customers can come in to sit and read or use their device in our socially distanced seating, use a study room, or use one of our public computers. Please wear a mask. Click here for more information.

Reader Services

Find Your Next Read

Readers Advisory at your Library

Looking for what to read next? We can help. With experts at every library location, we can help you track down what to read next. Visit your library so a staff member can help you find a few titles based on your reading preferences. 

Tailored Titles

Tailored Titles

Can't make it into our libraries? That's okay, our Tailored Titles service can help you find what to read/listen to next. Complete a survey to share your reading/listening preferences with us, and one of our experts will create a personalized list to meet your criteria and genre preferences.  

NoveList

You can use our NoveList readers advisory service to receive instant suggestions based on your past favorite reads.

Interested in getting credit for your reading?

During June and July, participate in our Summer Reading program and earn points and prizes. The more you read, the more points and more chances to win great prizes. Sign up for an account today.

Want to take your reading up a notch?

Sign up for our Tailored Titles genre-based newsletters and get suggestions emailed directly to your inbox. 

Reading Suggestions

Holy Bagumba! Flora and Ulysses Read Alikes

by Allie, Children's Librarian at Belle Isle Library

 

In the words of Flora, "HOLY BAGUMBA!" Flora and Ulysses: The Illuminated Adventures by Kate DiCamillo will debut as a movie on Disney+ on February 19th. This laugh-out-loud story is filled with eccentric, endearing characte...

Banned Books Week 2020: Censorship is a Dead End

“Censorship is a dead end. Find your freedom to read!”

September 27-October 3 we celebrate literature that pushed the envelope, including those authors who dared to address difficult topics, share real-life experiences through story and create other-worldly realms that tested our imagination.<...