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Reading Group Guides
Book group resource that provides nearly 1000 guides from a variety of publishers. Searchable by title, author and subject.
                         

Lucy Robbins Welles Library Evening Book Group
Meets on the first Thursday of the month (except January & July)

Lucy Robbins Welles Library Noon Book Discussion Series
Contact Sue Schneider for more information at sschneider@newingtonct.gov

                       

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Online Book Communities and Resources 

Amazon Books
Search for books by author, title or subject.  Read and write reviews.

Book Marks
Read and write book reviews for fiction and non-fiction titles.  Get reading recommendations.

GoodReads
Keep track of what you have read and get recommendations for new books based on the ratings you give.

LibraryThing 
Find people with similar tastes.  Find new books to read. Create a library catalog of the books you have read and own, and connect with other readers based on what you have read. 

NPR Books - National Public Radio
Read or listen to reviews and author interviews.

New York Times Best Seller Lists
Get the list of the latest bestsellers or read reviews and articles of popular titles.

Whichbook
Enables millions of combinations of factors and then suggests books which most closely match your needs.

Online Resources - Books 
Book related websites.

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Children's Books and Videos
 
 

BookFlix
Classic children's books to real aloud so children can follow.  Games, author information, video and much more.

Novelist K-8
Search for books by title, author, series or book description.  Find books that are similar to the ones that you like reading.    
                                  

TrueFlix 
True books to life covering subjects from ancient civilizations to space to natural disasters.  Read the book, watch the video.

TumbleBook Library
Animated talking books for Grades pre-K to 8. 

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Teen Recommendations
 
 

Teen Book Lists
Suggested lists of titles recommended by teen librarians.
 

Submit a Form for a Teen Title
Get personalized reading recommendations from the teen librarians. 
(for Ages 12-18)
   
                    

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Websites for Movie Lovers
 
 

American Film Institute
Browse videos and podcasts, a catalog of feature films, and much more.

Internet Movie Database (IMDB)
Provides detailed information about movies as well as TV movies and series. Browse through reviews from authoritative sources as well as user-supplied evaluations.
                       

Oscars.org 
The official Academy Awards website, which includes Oscar news, rules and a searchable database of Oscar winners and nominees.

Parents Choice Award Winners 
Designed to help parents make informed decisions about which new products are right for their children.
 
Rotten Tomatoes 
Browse this movie review site that captures the consensus of movie critics across the nation.

Suggest Me Movie
Free web-based film recommendation service. Watch random movie trailers instantly.  No need to login.

U.S. National Film Registry 
The National Film Preservation Board chooses up to 25 culturally, historically, or aesthetically important films each year.

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Overdrive eBooks and eAudioBooks 
Downloadable books, audio books, and magazines

One Click Digital eBooks and eAudioBooks
Downloadable books, and audio books

Freading 
Downloadable books, always available

 

Overdrive
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Downloadable Magazines

 
Hoopla
Stream music, TV shows, audio books and ebooks

 
Freegal
Download music tracks and stream music
 
 
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