Readers’ Advisory is all about getting the right book into your hands – and we have all kinds of online services and resources to help you do just that! Scroll down for endless reading inspiration. Looking for something specific? Try searching our catalogue here.
The staff of the County of L&A Libraries are avid readers and are always eager to share their favourite books. Here we have archived past Staff Picks featured through our local media and social media. If you are interested in discovering staff-approved reading suggestions, this is the place for you. Click here.
Did you know that you can get updates on your favourite genres sent straight to your inbox? Sign up and each month we’ll send you a list of some titles you may be interested in reading. Click on a title to make a reservation – it’s that easy! Click here to get started.
The Evergreen Award, part of the Ontario Library Association’s Forest of Reading® program, was introduced in 2005 to give adult library patrons the opportunity to vote for a work of Canadian fiction or non-fiction that they have liked the most. Click here to see the most recent shortlist.
Still at loss for what to read next? Discover NoveList a subscription fiction database that provides access to genre information, reviews, annotations, “read-alikes”, discussion questions and much more for over 120,000 fiction titles. If you are accessing this database remotely, be sure to have your library card number (“Patron ID”) handy. Click here to access.
Goodreads is the world’s largest social media site for readers. Read reviews, make friends and take part in discussions. The County of L&A Libraries online book club runs via Goodreads – each month we read from a different theme. Join us by clicking here.