New Titles at the Library
- Staff Picks Blog: Find out which books librarians have been reading and what they liked about them.
- Ann’s Corner: Check out what Circulation Librarian Ann Nechtem suggests. She has popular suggestions that everyone can enjoy.
- Book Lists: recommended reading lists by librarians on a particular subject
- New York Times Best Sellers Lists
- Book Recommendations and Requests Form: Fill out this form to put a specific book on hold or to get personalized reading recommendations from our librarians based on what you like!
- BookBrowse: seeks out and recommends the best in contemporary fiction and nonfiction, including resources for book groups.
- You must be a resident of Swampscott to access BookBrowse.
- To sign in, enter your library card and PIN number.
- Novelist Plus: a book recommendation database of read-alike suggestions, available through your library card.
- You must be a resident of Swampscott to access Novelist.
- When prompted for a “Patron ID”, enter your Swampscott Library Card Number without spaces.
- Wowbrary: browse through our library’s newest books, movies, and music and place holds on materials.
- Oprah’s Books
- Massachusetts Center for the Book
- Library Thing
- The Man Booker Prize
- National Book Award
- Edgar Awards from the Mystery Writers of America
- Bram Stoker Awards from the Horror Writers Association
- Spur Award from the Western Writers of America
- Hugo Awards
- Nebula Awards
- Pulitzer Prizes
- National Book Critics Circle Awards
- PEN Literary Awards
- Bantam Classics Literary Quotation of the Week