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Santa Clara BookMatch
Looking for something new to read? Fill out our short survey and receive a list of personalized reading recommendations from Santa Clara City Librarians.
Best Sellers and Awards List
Scroll to the bottom of the page to find books in various Bestseller lists
Scroll to the bottom of the page to find Award-Winning Books.
NCIBA Book Awards
Compiled by the Northern California Independent Booksellers Association
Nobel Prize in Literature
Includes biographies and text of nobel Lectures given by the Laureates
Covers all prize categories from 1917
Modern Library's 100 best of the 20th century in fiction and nonfiction
Santa Clara City Library and Bay Area Lists
Book Group 2019
Find out what our book group is reading next at Central, Mission and in the ESL Book Club.
Find some of our staff's favorite reads using these lists.
Find the newest material added to our collection. Please use the Filtering options to find your new favorites!KQED Arts and Literature
KQED book reviews and author readings
A guide for avid readers
Books on NPR
Books, authors, and book reviews from National Public Radio
Bartleby.com: Great Books Online
Thousands of poems, novels, plays, essays, and other works free to read online
Listen to great books, a chapter a day (1 week archive)