Reading Recommendations

BookBrowse

BookBrowse has reviews for books considered to be exceptional by BookBrowse staff. Look up your favorite books and authors to find suggested read-alikes!

Book group looking for books to discuss? Check out BookBrowse's Book Groups section. 

 

 

 

Browse Our Shelves

Browse Our Shelves to browse the various library collections in the catalog.  Browse collections of all formats from large print to DVD, and collections for all ages, from children to adults.  See something you'd like? Click "Place Hold" and reserve it for pickup in the lobby!

New Books & DVDs

See what books & DVDs are new at the library!

NoveList

Browse NoveList for fiction recommendations, or look up a favorite novel or author to find read-alikes!

Book groups will want to take a look at NoveList's reading guides.  These discussion questions are not found elsewhere on the Internet, and answers are provided.  

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Pinterest

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The New Providence Memorial Library has published many book lists for books in its collection on Pinterest, including:

Beach Reads
Book Lovers' Circle Recommendations
Celebrating Black History Month

Frightful October Reads
Gentle Reads
Get Cookin'
Graphic Novels at NPML
Great Movie/Book Pairs
Historical Fiction
If You Liked "Downton Abbey"
If You Liked "Gone Girl"
Luck of the Irish
NJ Reads
NPML Book Group Selections
Oprah's Book Club
Series You Will Love
Staff Picks

GoodReads Reading Group

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Join the NPML Online Reading Group at GoodReads.com and find out what other readers in New Providence recommend. Online discussions are held during the Adult Summer Reading program and sometimes at other times of the year. 

We look to the Spring sky..

for hope, renewal and daylight.  Here at NPML, we reflect those feelings with a new, virtual Art Gallery and a re-opening of our Browsing Section.

The Friends of NPML have collected beautiful photos posted over the past year on the NP Community Facebook page.  Lynn O'Neill & Bharat Rao have shown us beauty in the sky over our town and in the process, inspired those feelings of hope and renewal.  Visit the Art Gallery and view other exhibits, too.

Finally, our Browsing Section has re-opened!  Come in to peruse our shelves for new materials.  There are selections of popular items as well as a display of books from AfterWords - our bookstore.  Computers by prior appointment are also available.  As ever, we are strictly enforcing social distancing, capacity, mask and other restrictions. 

We look forward to safer conditions as vaccinations proceed and will continue to update you as our re-opening plans progress.

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