Books

SWAN Library Catalog

Search for books, movies, and music; manage your account using the SWAN catalog. Use the search box to the left of this page; or click on the SWAN logo for additional search options.

Reader Tools

Book Browse Includes reading guides, author interviews and biographies, and more.
Bookreporter Reviews, forthcoming books, reading group guides, etc.
EarlyWord Check EarlyWord to find out which new books will be in demand!
Literary Reference Center Comprehensive database that provides access to information on thousands of authors and their works across literary disciplines and time frames.
NoveList Plus A comprehensive source of information about books that includes expert recommendations, reviews, articles, lists and more.
Tumblebook Library An online collection of animated, talking picture books that teach kids the joy of reading in a format that they enjoy. (Just for kids!)

Book Reviews

Book Page Online companion to monthly book review publication. Contains interviews, reviews and features from the print edition.
Kirkus Reviews Founded in 1933, Kirkus has been an authoritative voice in book discovery for 80 years.