Reader's Advisory

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Librarians and staff here at the library are avid readers and we would be happy to help you find just the right book. Stop by the Reference Desk for book recommendations. 

There is also a useful book recommendation tool built into our library catalog

Want to see a list of current bestsellers, recent library purchases, or books about specific topics?  Explore the booklists page of our web site.  You can even subscribe to specific booklists and get emails about new materials.  

Love to discuss books? Consider joining one of our book groups.  



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Book Recommendations in the Library Catalog

There is a useful book recommendation tool built into our library catalog. Search the catalog for a favorite book. Once you click on the book's title scroll down to see explore a selection of similar titles and similar authors.

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BookPage Magazine
Looking for your next great read? Pick up a free copy of BookPage which features reviews for the best new books from all genres and for all age levels. This monthly publication is generously provided by the Friends of Scarborough Library. 

Value Line value

The discounted price for a personal Value Line subscription is $198.00 annually. They don't offer a monthly option.