Books

Books

Books Page Tabbed Carousel

The Waitlist

Books: The Waitlist most recent card

The Weekly Waitlist: January 24, 2021

We’ve all had it happen: You hear about a book and go to your library to find it, but dozens of people are ahead of you on the waitlist.

Books Worth a Look

Books: Books worth a look carousel

Get the best books for you with Personalized Reading Recommendations!

Get Started with...

Staff Picks & More

Books: Staff Lists Card Masonry Block

Every Work of American Literature Is About Race

NYT shared a list suggested by America's renowned essayists, novelists, and writers on race and racism in American History.

Home Projects!

Find some great ideas for DIY projects based around solar, recycled pallets, paint, fabric, and more!

RIP, Hammerin' Hank

"There is no shortcut in life. You have to take it one step at a time and work hard. And you have to give back." RIP, Hank Aaron.

Read Harder 2021: Fat Positive Romance

Participating in the 2021 Read Harder Challenge from Book Riot? Here are some recommendations for a fat-positive romance novel.

The Weekly Waitlist: January 24, 2021

We’ve all had it happen: You hear about a book and go to your library to find it, but dozens of people are ahead of you on the waitlist.

Let's Visit the Library

We know how much our library users love coming to the library to explore our shelves. Visit real and imagined libraries around the world.

Rainbow Reads books shared at January 2021 book chat

Check out the books we shared at the first Rainbow Reads meeting of 2021.

Books Worth A Look! January 2021

Cool new titles, hot off the presses, picked by your PCPL Collection Development staff.

Don't Be A Drag... Just Be A Queen!

In the wise words of Lady Gaga, "Don't be a drag just be a queen." Check out this list of Drag Queen related books and DVDs!

Read Harder 2021: A Middle Grade Mystery

Participating in Read Harder in 2021? Here are some middle grade mysteries that can be enjoyed by people of any age!

January Joys

One of the joys of working at the library is that I run across interesting stuff. Here's some of the (mostly) new stuff I've enjoyed lately.

Read Harder 2020: Complete

Check out the books one Ravenous Reader read for the 2020 Read Harder Challenge and read them anytime!

Read Harder 2021: LGBTQ+ History

Are you participating in the Read Harder Challenge in 2021? Here are some recommendations of books about the history of LGBTQ+ people.

Edgar Allan Poe

Poe's birthday was January 19, 1809. He only lived for 40 years, but his writing influenced literature around the world.

Go ahead, judge it by its cover

A group of professional book designers weigh in on some of their favorite book covers, all published in 2020.

RH 2021: Realistic YA not set in the US, UK or Canada

Are you participating in the Read Harder 2021 challenge? Here are some ideas for realistic YA set in Africa, Asia, South America, and more!
Back to Top