Reader’s Corner

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).
Digital Books & Media
Find eBooks, audiobooks, streaming music, movies, and more
Book Discussions at Forbes
The library hosts monthly book discussions on a variety of subject from mystery to science fiction
Staff Picks
Reviews of books, audiobooks, movies, and music by Forbes Library staff
NovelistPlus (login with your library card number)
Use your Forbes library card to access this reader’s advisory service: contains lists, reviews, feature articles, and more. Search by authors, plot lines, series, reading level, etc. NovelistPlus has large database of non-fiction titles searchable by subject, genre, tone, writing style, audience, and other criteria.
Local Authors
Many excellent authors have called the Pioneer Valley home, including our very own Writer In Residence
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.
And you can join us the first Friday of every month for Your Next Great Read Live from 11 AM to 1 PM on Facebook or Twitter!
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.
Book Lists 
Resources compiled by library staff including read-alikes, lists of award winners, and more
Music & Movies
Forbes Film Club, CD & DVD staff picks, instruments to borrow, and more
Other Northampton & Massachusetts Libraries
Resources you can use, for borrowing or research.
Summer Reading
Exercise your mind with prizes, games, and more!