Give your infant, toddler, or preschooler a jump start on reading by participating in our 1000 Books Before Kindergarten program.
Ready for a new challenge? We have a reading challenge for you, no matter your age or the time of year! Track your progress on Beanstack and complete fun activities. Register for our current challenge today! Link opens in a new tab or window.
Get a set of books for your book club. Each bag contains multiple copies of the title, many have large print and audiobooks included. Check out the list and then contact your librarian to schedule a use. Link opens in a new tab or window.
BookPage is a monthly book review publication distributed to 400,000 avid readers through subscribing bookstores and public libraries. Founded in 1988 and located in Nashville, Tennessee, BookPage serves as a broad-based selection guide to the best new books published every month. All of the content from the print edition is posted on BookPage.com each month.
Looking for a new book suggestion? Answer the questions and follow the arrows for suggestions of recently released titles. More genres coming soon!
Book Riot is dedicated to the idea that writing about books and reading should be just as diverse as books and readers are. So sometimes we are serious and sometimes silly. Some of our writers are pros.
Fiction_L is an electronic mailing list (aka "ListServe") devoted to reader's advisory topics such as book discussions, booktalks, collection development issues, booklists and bibliographies, and a wide variety of other topics of interest to librarians, book discussion leaders, and others with an interest in reader's advisory. Fiction_L was developed for and by librarians dealing with fiction collections and requests; however fiction lovers worldwide are welcome to join the discussion.
Deciding what to read next? This is the right place. Tell us what titles or genres you’ve enjoyed in the past, and we’ll give you surprisingly insightful recommendations.
Catalog your library collection and share with a community of 2,000,000 book lovers.
Free public domain audiobooks read by volunteers around the world. Safe to download to your device. An affiliate of Project Gutenberg.
Community Read is a program designed to encourage reading for pleasure and to start a conversation. Read with us and engage in an event to learn more! Those who attend events at libraries in Delaware County get free tickets to Longwood Gardens!
Be a Judge! This year, Delaware County Libraries will be awarding a Mock Ezra Jack Keats Award. Find out all about it here. We need your vote!
Includes fiction authors, titles, and themes, and provides suggestions of books that are similar to those of a particular author or a certain title.
Includes fiction authors, titles and themes for students in grades K-8, with "read alike" suggestions. Full text reviews from professional journals and book talks for selected titles.
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.
Looking for few recommendations for your next great read? Fill out this brief survey and a team of real Delco librarians will compile reading suggestions just for you! Link opens in a new tab/window.
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.
Participating in the DCIU's Reading Olympics Competition through your school? We have the books you need!