Books/Literature

Author Check

Author Check lets you create an account (all you need is a username, email address and a password), then start adding your favorite authors to the list.  You will receive an email alert each time a title by that author is ordered for the Library’s collection.

October 31, 2017

Book Flix (Home Access)

Scholastic BookFlix is a new online literacy resource that pairs classic video storybooks from Weston Woods with related nonfiction eBooks from Scholastic to build a love of reading and learning. The engaging way to link fact and fiction, BookFlix reinforces early reading skills and introduces children to a world of knowledge and exploration.

February 28, 2018

Book Flix (Library Access)

Scholastic BookFlix is a new online literacy resource that pairs classic video storybooks from Weston Woods with related nonfiction eBooks from Scholastic to build a love of reading and learning. The engaging way to link fact and fiction, BookFlix reinforces early reading skills and introduces children to a world of knowledge and exploration.

February 28, 2018

Contemporary Authors (Gale)

Provides complete biographical and bibliographical information and references on more than 120,000 U.S. and international authors.

February 28, 2018

New Book Alerts

New Book Alerts is the easiest way for patrons to be able to see what’s new at the library. Unlike the card catalog, New Book Alerts keeps track of your new books, videos and music, and makes them available to your patrons in a variety of formats. Content is constantly updated, it’s divided into 47 categories, and it excludes replacement books or media reorders, or multiple copies of a title.

February 28, 2018

NoveList Plus (EBSCO)

Find fiction and nonfiction authors & titles with this readers’ advisory resource for all ages. Includes an easy-to-use author read-alikes section to find authors similar to your favorites.

February 28, 2018

Twaynes Writers Online (Gale)

Author-focused volumes of literary criticism offering in-depth introductions to the lives and works of writers, the history and influence of literary movements and to the development of literary genres.

February 28, 2018