Books and Authors

Looking for a good book, but not sure where to start? Browse titles, authors, and genres, and explore expert picks and award winners.


Books & Authors is an online resource designed to help you discover today’s popular fiction and non-fiction titles and as well, the classics of yesterday. It also helps answer the age-old question of “What do I read next?” It offers new ways to explore the endless possibilities and combinations of books, authors, genres and topics.


  • Real recommendations for readers (not machine-generated)
  • Provides an engaging online experience for you to discover great books

  1. Connect with Books & Authors and enter your library card and PIN number when prompted.
  2. From the home page of this resource you are able to:
    - Browse titles, authors and genres
    - Select who, what, where and when to search for
    - Check out the expert picks
    - View  award winners
  3. Furthermore, you can:
    - read information about specific "fiction" genres such as fantasy, historical, horror, mystery, romance, science and western.
    - read information about specific "non-fiction" genres
    such as business, health/medicine, humanities, science, scoial scinces, technology and biographies.

The following videos will get you started with the Book & Authors resource.

When You Don’t Know Where to Begin

Searching & Browsing by Author Name

When you know an Author' name

For detailed assistance, please view Books & Authors' Help section.