What to Read

Library Grab Bags Form

Library Grab Bags

In a hurry? Need lots of books for your kids? Looking for something new to read? Try a library grab bag! 

Grab bags consist of a mix of 5 items selected by staff based on your preferences. Just fill out and submit this form or click the image above and we'll browse for you, then let you know when your bag is ready for pickup.

Book Bucket List

View the Book Bucket List (PDF) to learn which 100 books you should read during your lifetime.

Personalized Reading & Film Lists

Looking for new authors to read or films to watch? Our trained staff can compile a recommended book or film list, personally selected just for you! Please fill out and submit the Personalized Reading & Film List Form.

The more information you provide, the more likely it is that we can suggest books you will like. Information will be kept in strict confidence between you and library staff. You should receive a response within two weeks of submitting your form.


Be sure to check out our reading suggestions within our Online Catalog. Read reviews, check ratings, and find similar items. From reading lists to scholarly articles, we have something for everyone!

Read Black Authors All Year

Cover of Doctor Gavin's Health Guide for African Americans
Cover of Little Leaders, bold women in black history
Cover of the Novel Wrath
Cover of Long Time Coming by Michael Eric Dyson
Cover of Imitation Wife by La Jill Hunt
cover of uncomfortable conversations with black men
So We Can Glow by Leesa Cross Smith
A Little Bit of Karma by ReShonda Tate Billingsley
A Song Below Water by Bethany C. Morrow
Black Buck
African American Poetry by Kevin Young
Changing the Equation by Tonya Bolden