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Might you use Readers' Advisory?

You've read everything by your favorite author.
You're looking for something to read until your holds arrive.
You're making a trip to the library for a relative or friend.
You're having a difficult time finding a "good" book to read.
You need help choosing what to read next.

If any of the above statements describe you, readers' advisory can help you!

What is Readers' Advisory?

Readers' Advisory is a patron-oriented service committed to promoting life long reading enjoyment. We share and talk about books and are more than happy to suggest good titles. We have award winners, mysteries, romance, suspense, historical, family sagas, Christian fiction, gentle reads, classics, literary fiction, holiday fiction, westerns, fantasy, science fiction and horror novels. These books are available in regular print, large print and audio book formats! Stop by the Information desk (next to the fiction collection) for your next great read!

Browsing Options

Check out our ever changing book displays for further reading suggestions. We also have bibliographies of specific genres or author suggestions (if you like... try this...) ask at the Information desk.

Readers' Advisory Links

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  • Are you looking for a few good books to read? Sign up for our e-newsletters and get great book suggestions by email. We'll deliver reading lists right to your inbox along with new gems, bestsellers, and related titles. You'll also be able to check immediately whether the items are available at your local Library or whether they've been checked out.



    NoveList Plus

    NoveList Plus NoveList Plus *Lansing Library Card Required

    What is it? NoveList Plus includes information on 50,000 non-fiction titles in addition to nearly 160,000 fiction titles previously covered by NoveList. This database provides subject heading access, reviews, annotations, and much more for over 125,000 fiction titles. It also includes other content of interest to fiction readers, such as Author Read-alikes, What We're Reading, Book Discussion Guides, BookTalks, and Annotated Book Lists.
    Help Section or User Guides:
    Using NoveList Plus
    To Request Items: After you find a title that interest you, look for the link that connects directly to our Library Catalog! You can place your own requests! If we don't own the title, we'll be happy to borrow it from another library for you. Visit the Information Desk for assistance, or call the library.
    Cost: Free!
    Note: users must have a valid Lansing Library Card in our database to use this resource. Our contract with NoveList Plus does not allow us to grant access to users from other towns.

    Connect to the NoveList Plus Login page


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