(Los recursos para hispanohablantes se enumeran en una página separada.)
Find a great read through subject headings, reviews, annotations, and much more. Access Author Read-Alikes, Book Discussion Guides, Book Talks, and Feature Articles.
NoveList K-8 Plus
Discover new titles, series, and authors for kids and teens to enjoy. Find Author Read-alikes, Book Discussion Guides, BookTalks, and Feature Articles.
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Browse reading lists created by professional librarians far and wide. Lists are compiled by Unbound Librarians and FVRLibraries staff and may contain print, large-type, audio, and electronic versions of books. All titles owned by us link to catalog records so you can easily find them on library shelves or place holds. Some specific subsets of lists include:
A Story for Everyone: Tools for Family Choices
In this guide you can find information about some of the resources available through the library catalog and on the Reading Resources page of the library website to help you with reading choices for your family, including for readers whose age is younger than their reading level.
Diversity Book Lists
Looking for stories and experiences of diverse voices? Look no further! Find curated lists on select topics as posted in the catalog. Current topics include Hispanic Heritage, Native American Heritage, LGBTQ Pride, Disability Pride, Asian American/Pacific Islander Heritage, and Black History.
Keep track of activity on multiple FVRL library card accounts. Create an account and add library cards to it to have all physical holds, due dates, and notifications in one place.
Library Catalog App
Use FVRL's mobile app on your Apple and Android devices to get rapid, easy access to the catalog as well as the most-used tools and information at the library. A brief tutorial with screen images is available for how the app works. Use the "Pick Up Now" feature for holds.
The app can also be viewed en Español or Русский by going to "Language" under the menu.
Get reading ideas by author or genre and read reviews by your fellow readers around the globe. You can even join GoodReads and write your own reviews.
Find the next book by your favorite author, look for books in a series, or find out what your favorite authors are recommending.
Common Sense Media
Common Sense Media is the leading source of age-based media reviews for families.
Lexile Framework for Reading
Find the right book for your reading level. Don't know your Lexile measure? Get help finding it.
Washington Talking Book & Braille Library
Learn about free services, such as downloadable audio or audiobooks by mail, available to Washington residents who are unable to read standard print material.
Search for Accelerated Reader books for yourself or your student in AR Book Finder. Look through lists of award nominees and winners or popular topics.