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Reader's Advisory

Looking for something fantastic to read?  We connect readers of all ages to fiction and non-fiction books that they will be sure to enjoy. We can also help your find your next favourite movie or mini-series to watch or music CD to listen to. Librarians are the best at that.

Read the World

Throughout the month of August, take part in a fun summer reading contest for adults! Pick up a Read the World bookmark from the main floor, read books from around the world, check off at least two items, then submit your ballot to win a prize! Plus, visit the library to mark where in the world you read on the Read the World map. Looking for a book to get you started? Check out our Staff Picks!

Get a Personalized List

Try our Shelf-Help Grab Bag service, where we hand-select your next three titles and bundle them up for you.

Or, fill out a Readers' Advisory Form, and receive a personalized list of library materials that our librarians have recommended for you, based on your answers.

Ask Us

Contact our librarians any time! 

NoveList

Still at loss for what to read next? Discover NoveList, a subscription fiction database that provides you with genre information, reviews, annotations, “read-a-likes”, discussion questions and much more for over 120,000 fiction titles. If you are accessing this database remotely, be sure to have your library card number handy.  Access NoveList

Staff Picks

The staff here at SPL are avid readers and we are always eager to share our favourite titles! If you are interested in discovering staff-approved reading suggestions, this is the place for you.