Reader’s Corner

Staff Picks
Reviews of books, movies, and albums by Forbes Library staff
Book Discussions at the Forbes
The library hosts monthly book discussions on a variety of subject from mystery to science fiction
Next Read Newsletters
Get free reading recommendations delivered to your email every month—you are a click away from your Next Read!Each month you’ll receive a list of books on the subjects you choose, from Armchair Travel to Tween Reads, and everything in between. Best of all, they are linked to our catalog, so you can just click and reserve.

Local Authors
Many excellent authors have called the Pioneer Valley home, including our very own writer in residence, Susan Stinson
New Books at Forbes
List of the most recent additions to our collections. You can see a list of titles selected from our entire collection, or view lists restricted to just a particular topic or format (such as DVDs, CDs).
Book Lists 
Resources compiled by library staff including read-alikes, lists of award winners, and more
Digital Books & Media
Find eBooks, audiobooks, streaming music, movies, and more
Other Northampton & Massachusetts Libraries
Resources you can use, for borrowing or research.
Your Next Great Read
We can make you a personalized reading list. Just fill out our form to tell us a little about your reading preferences.
Recommendation Engines
These automated tools can help you find your next read.