Reader's Resources

Don’t know what to read next? In a book rut? Try BookMatch, the library’s new personalized recommendation service. Fill out the form here for adult or teen materials, or here for kids materials and receive 3-5 personal reading recommendations in your email from our librarians within 7 days.
For staff reviews and recommendations, check out the library's Goodreads page, and friend or follow us to get updates. Also check out the library's children's department Goodreads page.
Novelist - Find new books to read using a favorite author, title, or plot element. You may be asked to sign in with your WHPL library card.
  Bookpage - The magazine for readers, read online or pick up a copy at one of the West Hartford Libraries.
Book kits - Book group kits are currently unavailable due to the COVID-19 emergency. The library offers books kits so you can have enough copies for your book club. Click here for borrowing rules and titles offered.
Book discussions - The library offers a number of opportunities to connect with other readers and discover new favorites with our book discussion groups.
Fantastic Fiction - Bibliographies for over 40,000 fiction authors, including series order.
  Libraryreads The top ten books published this month that librarians across the country love.