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Links to our NEW ITEMS in the catalog.

Links to our services for finding new books


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Suggestions for readers who enjoy the works of one author and would like to read authors that write in a similar style or genre. 


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Staff Recomendations

What do I read next? Fill out our SURVEY telling us about books you've loved and subjects you fancy. We will provide a personal list. Or check out our ongoing list on GoodReads.

Request an Item

To request items not found in the catalog, there are two things that you can do. 1.Request an item to be purchased. 2. Go to the Jefferson County Interlibrary Loan page where you can request an item to be borrowed from outside of the Jefferson County library system.

Links to sites that help you find good books

Use the links below to find lists of reading suggestions, genre-specific websites, books reviews, and the latest in book news on the web! Also below you can find links to our GoodReads pages. Our read-alikes page also has lists of authors that are similar.

Hoover Library's book recommendations for adults

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Hoover Library's book recommendations on GoodReads

Hoover Library's book recommendations from the Children's department on GoodReads

Hoover Library's book recommendations from the Teen's Shelf  on GoodReads