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Author Alerts

Want to know right away when an MVLC library orders a new title by your favorite author or performer? Sign up for Author Alerts via email or text! 

Customized Recommendations

Not sure what to read next? Enjoyed a great movie and want something new that will fit your interests? Fill out a customized form and tell us a little about your interests. We’ll email back with some personalized suggestions!


    What types of fiction are you interested in reading? (check all that apply)

    What types of nonfiction are you interested in reading? (check all that apply)

    How would you describe your threshold for tolerating sex, violence, and/or explicit language in our recommendations? (required)

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    • New York Journal of Books Book reviews for a variety of genres.
    • Book Page Great reviews and reading ideas for your book club.

    NoveList

    Need a little help deciding on your next read? With over 150,000 fiction titles, and more than 4,000 custom-created articles and lists (subject guides, award winners, Readalikes, etc.), NoveList can help connect you with great reads. NoveList Plus is your one-stop shop for everything non-fiction and fiction (for NPL library card holders only).

    Listen to Books

    You can listen to your NPL and MVLC audio books many different ways. We offer audio books on CD, Playaways (MP3 players with a preloaded audio book title), and access to Libby, a collection of digitally downloadable audio books for your PC, Mac, or mobile device. Use the online catalog to see the NPL and MVLC collection of audio books. Use Libby just like a regular library – if a book is available, you can check it out and download it from home.

    eBooks for your eReader

    Download ebooks from the digital collection to your computer or mobile device. Use your MVLC card to borrow additional titles from libraries across the state.