Your Next Great Read
Let us browse for you!
Click here to be one of the first names on the hold list for these upcoming releases. Check the books you would like to place on hold, the SMRLD staff will do the rest!
View some of our favorite Book Lists Currated by SMRLD staff for your enjoyment
Ever wonder what your SMRLD librarians are reading? Well now you can follow along at smrld.org/librarianreads with some of their recommendations.
Did you love that last book you read and want to find similar books or authors?
Check out Novelist! Enter an author’s name or title to discover read alikes based on the characters, genres, tone, & writing style.
In the middle of a series and you do not know what comes next?
Check out Kent District Library’s What’s Next! Type in the author’s last name or series character for the chronological list of all the books in the series.
What’s Next®: Books in Series Database of Kent District Library
SMRLD Book Club Favorites
Join the Six Mile Regional Library Book Club for a morning or evening discussion of the latest book club selection. The last Monday of the month, Morning Meeting —11 AM at SMRLD, 2145 Johnson Rd or Evening Meeting—6:30 PM at Kool Beanz Café, 1316 Niedringhaus Ave. Copies of the book are available at both libraries. Questions? Call 618-452-6238 ext 785.
Join our Summer and Winter Reading Challenges at either library location or online at Beanstack (https://smrld.beanstack.com/reader365)!
Discover our most recommended books and events, log your reading and activities, and earn points, badges, and possibly even prizes along the way.
1000 Books Before Kindergarten
Select and read 12 books based on our challenge prompts during 2023 and received a surprise!
For more assistance in selecting your next great read feel free to ask a research librarian at either location, via email [email protected], or by phone 618-452-6238 ext 730.