Readers Resources

Staff Recommendations

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.
This image has an empty alt attribute; its file name is BookMatch_IG.pngDon’t know what to read next? In a book rut? Try BookMatch, the library’s new personalized recommendation service. Fill out the form for adult or teen materials, or for kids materials and receive 3-5 personal reading recommendations in your email from our librarians within 7 days.
Bookpage – The magazine for readers, read online, or pick up a copy at one of the West Hartford Libraries.
Book kits – The library offers book 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 – This website includes bibliographies for over 40,000 fiction authors, including series order.
Libraryreads –  The top ten books published this month that librarians across the country love.