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Find a Good Book

Looking for your next good read? Let the Elk Grove Village Library be your guide! We have many resources to help make searching for interesting and popular reads easier.


Books and Reading Databases

BookFlix
by Scholastic

An engaging online literacy resource to help build a love of reading and learning in all your children.

Books and Authors
by Gale/Cengage

Find that next good book. Browse or search by title, author, genre, series, and other criteria.

eBook Collection
by EBSCO

Downloadable fiction and nonfiction eBooks.

Hoopla Digital
Borrow digital audiobooks, ebooks, movies, music, TV shows, and more with your Elk Grove Village Public Library card. No holds, no fees. Stream through your internet.

Novelist K-8
by EBSCO

Find titles chosen to support the school curriculum as well as the pleasure reading needs of students.

Novelist Plus
by EBSCO

Find read-alikes based on your favorite authors, titles, or series; reading lists for popular genres and non-fiction; or reviews and discussion guides.


Get Notifications

Author Check
Receive email notifications when a new book by your favorite author arrives at the Elk Grove Village Library.

Favorite Authors Book (FAB) Club
Join the Favorite Authors Book Club and new books written by your favorite authors will automatically be reserved for you. Stop by the Adult Reference Desk or the Circulation Desk for the form or download the form, print it, and fill it out from home. Check out what's new at the Library - books, music, movies, and more! Receive hold notifications via email or RSS for your favorite titles. Select from the list of authors whose new books you would like to read. As each new book by your selected author becomes available, the item will be held, and you will be contacted.

New Book Alerts
Check out what's new at the Library - books, music, movies, and more! Receive hold notifications via email or RSS for your favorite titles.


Recommended Websites

BookSpot
Find the best book reviews, book awards, online texts, reading lists, author and publisher information, book stores, book news, book events, and more at BookSpot.

Gnooks
Search Gnod, a search engine for literature that asks you which authors you like, then tells you which authors you might also like.

New York Times Best Seller List
Authoritatively ranked lists of books sold in the United States, sorted by format and genre.

Oprah's Picks
Peruse the list of titles that Oprah's highly successful book club has read over the years.

Publishers Weekly Best Seller List
Lists of bestselling novels in the United States as determined by Publishers Weekly featuring the most popular novels.

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