What to Read, Listen To, or Watch Next?

What to Read, Listen To, or Watch Next?

Looking for your next book or album or film?  We have lots of resources to help you choose and to let you know what’s new at the Library.


The NoveList database connects readers to their next Fiction read. If you’ve just finished a great book, log in and find read-alikes.  You can search by genre, author, setting and many other options.  For all ages.

Online Book Clubs

Sample new books in your email!  Monday through Friday, you receive a portion of a book that takes five minutes to read or listen to.  Each Monday we begin a new book.  By Friday you will have the chance to readenough to know if it’s a book you want to finish. Clubs include: Audio Book, Business, Classics, Fiction, Good News, Mystery, Non-Fiction, Pre-Publication, Romance, Science Fiction, Teen & Thriller. 


The library is adding new titles all the time. Fascinating new biographies, science fiction, paperback thrillers, DVDs, and more. Somewhere among all those new releases are titles that interest you but they might not be easy to find. SelectReads does the searching and sends you a monthly email with a list of titles that match your interests.
Just select the broad genres you most often enjoy. For example: Mystery and Thrillers, Romance, Parenting and Families, Business and Investing, Cooking, Food, and Wine.  Once the genres are selected, give an email address and SelectReads will then send you a newsletter each month letting you know about relevant new titles.  
The newsletters are linked to the MLN catalog so you can just click and place your hold!


BookPage is a monthly editorially independent. selection guide for new books. 

Check our the digital version or pick up a hard copy at the MPL every month! 

Author Check

Create a list of your favorite authors that are currently available in your library’s catalog. Receive an email notice as soon as the library orders a new title.

New Book Alerts

New Book Alerts is a free online service that showcases the newest titles purchased by your public library.

You can select to receive alerts via email and RSS feeds. Just click “check catalog” to place a hold on the item right away.  


Build a profile and enter titles or genres you’ve enjoyed in the past. Goodreads provides recommendations and reviews.  It’s a great place to find older titles and to read reviews from fellow fans. 

Book Riot

Book Riot is the largest independent editorial book site in North America.  The site is home to a host of media, from podcasts to newsletters to original content, all designed around diverse readers and across all genres.

First Look Book Club

Sign up for our free email book club and receive daily excerpts from just published books. Get a first look before you commit to a book!


Want to start a new series with the first book?  Not sure what comes next?

 Order of Books can help! This helpful site lists the books in series in both publication and chronological order.