Reading

Welcome to the Reading Database

AudioFile

Audiobook reviews, narrator and author profiles, and awards lists of exceptional performances.

Indiana Talking Book and Braille Library

The TBBL provides digital audio books, large print books and books in braille to Indiana residents who are unable to read regular print, because of a visual or a physical disability.

LibriVox

Free audiobooks of classics and titles in the public domain.

National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped

Through a national network of cooperating libraries, NLS administers a free library program of braille and audio materials circulated to eligible borrowers in the United States by postage-free mail.

Bartleby.com

Literature, reference, and verse.

Contemporary Authors

Discover biographical details on modern novelists, poets, playwrights, nonfiction writers, journalists and scriptwriters.

Encyclopedia Mythica

Please enter the award-winning internet encyclopedia of mythology, folklore, and religion. Here you will find everything from A-gskw to Zveda Vechanyaya, with plenty in between.

The mythology section is divided to six geographical regions: Africa, Americas, Asia, Europe, Middle East, and Oceania. Each region has many clearly defined subdivisions that will ease your search.
The Folklore section contains general folklore, Arthurian legends, and fascinating folktales from many lands.

LitFinder

Contains a wealth of literary works including over hundreds of thousands of full-text poems and poetry citations, as well as short stories, speeches, and plays.

Project Gutenberg

Project Gutenberg offers free ebooks: choose among epub books, kindle books, download them or read them online.

Fantastic Fiction

Series, authors, genre lists, and more.

FictFact

Keep track of your book series.

What’s Next: Books in Series

Help with searching series fiction.

BookVerdict

Browse reviews from Library Journal, School Library Journal, Horn Book Magazine and Horn Book Guide—including starred reviews, “Best” lists and Junior Library Guild selections.

Get personalized book recommendations, read reviews, talk about books, make lists, and more.

No Flying, No Tights

Find graphic novels!

Stop, You’re Killing Me!

Find your next mystery with the help of reviews, award lists, author and series lists, character links, and more.

TeachingBooks

Thousands of multimedia resources that enhance and enliven your reading experiences such as author interviews, book trailers, booklists, and more.

The Mystery Reader

Find a mystery to read with the help of reviews, features, and author interviews.

The SF Site

Find science fiction books with the help of reviews, author interviews, news, discussion forums, excerpts, and more.

WhichBook

Whichbook enables millions of combinations of factors and then suggests books which most closely match your needs.

Bartleby.com

Literature, reference, and verse.

EBSCOhost eBooks

A wide range of subjects and topics are covered to meet various patron research needs.

eMagazines – Zinio

eMagazines from the library for you to checkout, for free!

Library eBooks

eBooks from the library for you to check out, for free!

Project Gutenberg

Project Gutenberg offers free ebooks: choose among epub books, kindle books, download them or read them online.

Virtual Reference Desk