Your Next Great Read is Just Clicks Away

You know that feeling. We’ve all had it from time to time. The feeling you get when you just can't decide what to read next.

We are here to help! NoveList Plus is the ideal tool to help you find your next read, and all you need to get started is your San Mateo County Libraries card (begins with 29041, 29731 or 29735). In NoveList Plus, you can browse for books by genre or other characteristics such as pace or writing style.

You can also set your own combination. Are you in the mood for a witty, fast-paced book with a culturally diverse cast of characters? The Appeal Mixer will help you find just what you are looking for.

There are plenty of other useful features to help you find your perfect read. A variety of Recommended Reads lists for both fiction and nonfiction are available. If you already have a favorite book or series, the Read-Alikes option will suggest others that are similar in setting, tone or other traits.

Looking for children’s books? NoveList K-8 Plus can help you find age-appropriate titles with the same search tools as NoveList Plus.

For help getting started with NoveList, you can watch our tutorial, opens a new window. Happy reading!