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Find a Good Book -- PEARLs, Booklists, Award Winners, Readalikes, Staff Recommendations, etc.
Recommendations and Reviews -- Staff Recommendations, Customer Reviews, KFOR Book Chats, KZUM Booktalks, The Sunday A.M. Index, etc.
Best Sellers and High Interest -- NYT Best Sellers list, New Books on Order, The Hot List of Reserved Titles, Coming Soon, etc.
Book Groups and Clubs -- Library-sponsored Book Discussion Groups, Community Book Discussion Groups, DearReader, NextReads Newsletters, National Book Clubs, etc.
Reader Connections Online -- BookGuide Bulletin Newsletter, Just Desserts e-mail list, Read...Discuss...Repeat!, The BookGuide Blogs, Web Sites for Readers, etc.
Local Literary Activities -- One Book One Lincoln, Mayhem in the Midlands, One Book One Nebraska, Turning the Pages of Romance, Lunch at the Library, John H. Ames Reading Series, etc.
Literature Databases from the Library -- Book Review Index, Books in Print, Fiction Connection, Literature Resource Center, NoveList, etc.


Book Groups Logo Would you like to join other book lovers in discussing books, or listen to a themed book talk presentation? Then check out our list of library Book Talks and Book Discussion Groups!
Also, check out our list of non-library Community Book Discussion Groups in the Lincoln, NE area, and/or submit your own group for our listing.

Book Groups LogoWe especially encourage mystery fans to come participate in our mystery discussion group Just Desserts, which meets at the South Branch library.
Go to Book Talks and Book Discussion Groups
Book Club in a Bag
Book Club in a BagBook Clubs and organizations now have the ability to check out several popular titles, including the five 2009 One Book finalists, in a new format. For each title, the Book Club in a Bag will contain 10 copies of that book as well as some starter discussion questions. Book Club in a Bag selections will be able to be checked out for 8 weeks but with no renewals. You can find out what titles are available in the Book Club in a Bag program by searching in the library catalog under Subject: Book Club in a Bag. New titles will be added to this service on a regular basis. Go to the National Book Clubs page
National Media Book Clubs
Twelve Tribes of HattieInterested in finding out what Oprah was reading, or the readers of Real Simple magazine, or the viewers of The Masterpiece Theatre Book and Film Club? You'll find them all right here! Plus -- an archive of all past titles discussed in these and other National book clubs! Go to the National Book Clubs page
Novelist DearReader
Join any of our eleven online book clubs in the following reading categories, and receive chapters in your e-mail each day: Non-Fiction; Business; Fiction; Good News; Mystery; Science Fiction; Horror; Romance; Teen; Pre-Publication or Audio Books. You can also join online discussions about current and past selections with fellow participants.

Click Here for more information about our Online Book Clubs


Go to the DearReader page
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