Reading Lists

Our recommendations for reading, listening, and watching-- whether you’re looking for something just like the book you just read or movie you’ve just seen, or something completely different....

GLBT History Month Selections

History, Social Issues and The Arts

Kindred Spirits

Recommendations for animal lovers

Band Books 2

Local musicians playing the the 2008 Garage Bands in the Garage series recommend their favorite books and cds

Chinese Language Materials

Chinese language books, periodicals and DVDs are available at the Main Library while our Pine Hills Branch is being transformed.

The Office

Cubicle got you down? If The Office tv series cheers you up on Thursday nights, try these titles to get you through the rest of the week.

Band Books

Local musicians playing in the Garage Bands in the Garage series recommend their favorite books and cds

Around the World in 80 Books

Road trip memoirs, global adventures, and characters on the go

Classic Romance Cinema

Make any day Valentine's Day with these movies

Favorite Banned Books

The APL Readers Services staff's favorite challenged or banned books

...It's How You Play the Game

Puzzles and Games in Books

Weird Words

Unusual fiction

Fathers' Fiction

Books for and about dads and other father-figures

Book Appetit

Miss our Book Tastings program? Find a book that's to your taste here.

You've Seen It, But Have You Read It?

Best-loved books become blockbuster films

Last updated: September 12, 2014