With a mission to study, honor, celebrate, and promote books, reading, libraries, and literacy in Pennsylvania (PA), the PA Center for the Book sponsors several literary awards and events, and develops a wide range of educational content across multiple media to connect with its broad audience and to celebrate PA’s continued contributions to culture and literature.
The Pennsylvania Young Reader's Choice Award is sponsored by the Pennsylvania School Librarians Association. The purpose of the award is to promote the reading of quality books by young people in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, to promote teacher and librarian involvement in children's and young adult literature, and to honor authors whose works have been recognized by the students of Pennsylvania.
Suffering from reader burnout? Perhaps it’s time to delve into earlier gems you might have missed, readdress a classic or two, go genre-hopping, or focus on what seem to be your more subtle reading preferences. Fill out our short questionnaire, and we’ll compile reading suggestions just for you.
Finished your reading assignments? Time to read for pleasure. Fill out our short questionnaire, and we'll compile reading suggestions just for you.
Project Gutenberg offers over 50,000 free ebooks: choose among free epub books, free kindle books, download them or read them online. We carry high quality ebooks: Our ebooks were previously published by bona fide publishers. We digitized and diligently proofread them with the help of thousands of volunteers.
Freely available reading group guides to books reviewed by the New York Review of Books.
An online community for reading groups. The site includes thoughtful book reviews, compelling features, in-depth author profiles and interviews, excerpts of the hottest new releases, contests and more every week.
SummerQuest is a summer learning program that encourages children, teens, and adults to learn, grow, and have fun over the summer by completing a variety of different activities.
What's Next®: Books in Series resource helps you find books in a series. For example: you could search Kinsey Millhone as the character in Sue Grafton's series.
Women, infants and children living in Pennsylvania, who are at medical or nutritional risk, and who meet WIC income guidelines may apply for WIC benefits. Learn more about eligibility here.
The Teens' Top Ten is a "teen choice" list, where teens nominate and choose their favorite books of the previous year!