Find helpful tools for selecting new materials to enjoy, such as online book clubs, book lists, databases and more.
Welcome to the Longview Public Library Reader Services page. On this page you will find helpful tools for selecting your next good book. If you have any questions, require further assistance in the use of these tools, or would like to offer some suggestions, please contact the Library or ask for assistance at the Help Desk next time you are in the Library.
NoveList is a reader advisory service providing enhanced subject access to over 74,000 fiction titles. It allows the user to search for books by a particular author, in a series, or by plot. Please note that this services helps to identify a particular published work but does not search the Library's database. To determine if the Library has a particular title identified in NoveList, please search the Library's catalog. NoveList can be searched from the Library and from home.
Talking Book Club provides free library service to Texans of all ages who are unable to read standard print material due to visual, physical, or reading disabilities-whether permanent or temporary. Materials are available in different formats including cassettes, records, and in Braille and large print. Items are delivered right to your door and returned through the mail free of charge. The program offers more than 80,000 titles in fiction and nonfiction, plus 80 national magazines for adults and children. For more information, call toll-free in Texas 1-800-252-9605, or visit their website at http://www.tsl.state.tx.us/tbp/index.html.
The Circle of Success Bond Program provides library assistance to seniors and others who are unable to come to the library. Through Volunteer support, the Library hopes to reach out to many of our citizens in rehabilitation centers, hospitals, and corrective facilities. Click on the Bond Program link to learn more about this program.
Fiction Finder is a project of American Christian Fiction Writers, known through the publishing industry as ACFW. This website is intended to be an easy-access resource where readers, writers, or publishers of inspirational fiction (mystery, suspense, romance, women's fiction, sci-fi, fantasy, historicals, chick lit, etc.) can find the latest in Christian fiction or rediscover old favorite.
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