Books and Reading

Information to help you find a book to read.

Spend some time browsing the links on the left to find suggestions for a good book to read.  We enjoy reading just as much as you do and we'd love to talk to you about books. Stop into the library to see our displays of featured books, or talk to a librarian about what you're reading, or to get ideas on what to read next.

  • Browse's bestseller list at the left to see what the rest of the world is reading.
  • Use this form to suggest a book for purchase.
  • Call or e-mail the library to place a hold on a book.
  • Tell us what you thought of a book by submitting a Book Talk form.
I took a speed reading course and read 'War and Peace' in twenty minutes.  It involves Russia.-Wood Allen




Click the books on bookshelf below to see what's been added to the our collection lately. By clicking on the books you will be able to see the title, author, and a short review of the book.

This resource is supported by the Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act as administered by State Library of Iowa.