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Looking for your next good read? Let the Elk Grove Village Library be your guide! We have many resources to help make searching for interesting and popular reads easier.

Books and Reading Databases


by Scholastic

An engaging online literacy resource to help build a love of reading and learning in all your children.

Search BookFlix

Books and Authors

by Gale/Cengage

A new resource for students, professionals, and the casual reader that offers ways to explore the endless possibilities and combinations of books, authors and topics.

Search Books and Authors

eBook Collection


Downloadable fiction and nonfiction eBooks.

Search EBSCO's eBook Collection

NoveList K-8


Find titles chosen to support the school curriculum as well as the pleasure reading needs of students.

Search NoveList K-8

NoveList Plus


Whether you're a fiction or nonfiction reader, try NoveList Plus to find read-alikes based on your favorite author, title, series, or genre; popular titles; or reviews and discussion guides.

Search NoveList Plus

Download and Streaming Services


by Scholastic

An engaging online literacy resource to help build a love of reading and learning in all your children.

Try BookFlix

Hoopla Digital

Borrow digital audiobooks, eBooks, movies, music, TV shows, and more with your Elk Grove Village Public Library card. No holds, no fees. Stream through your internet.

Try Hoopla Digital

Libby App

by OverDrive

An easy-to-use app with the same great content as Digital Library of Illinois. Download and stream non-fiction and fiction audiobooks, eBooks, comics, and magazines.

Try the Libby App

Get Notifications


Receive email notifications when a new book by your favorite author arrives at the Library.

Try AuthorCheck

Favorite Authors Book Club

Join the Favorite Authors Book Club and new books written by your favorite authors will automatically be reserved for you. Stop by the Adult Reference Desk or the Circulation Desk for the form; download the form, print it, and fill it out from home; or fill out the form online. Select from the list of authors whose new books you would like to read. As each new book by your selected author becomes available, the item will be held, and you will be contacted.

Join the Famous Authors Book Club: Online | In Person


Check out what's new at the Library - books, music, movies, and more! Receive hold notifications via email or RSS for your favorite titles.

Try NewBookAlerts

Recommended Websites


Find the best book reviews, book awards, online texts, reading lists, author and publisher information, book stores, book news, book events, and more at BookSpot.

Visit BookSpot


Welcome to the World of Literature! Discover and discuss your favorite books and authors on Gnooks.

Visit Gnooks

New York Times Best Seller List

Authoritatively ranked lists of books sold in the United States, sorted by format and genre.

Visit New York Times Best Seller List

Oprah's Picks

Peruse the list of titles that Oprah's highly successful book club has read over the years.

Visit Oprah's Picks

Publisher's Weekly Best Seller List

Lists of bestselling novels in the United States as determined by Publishers Weekly featuring the most popular novels.

Visit Publisher's Weekly Best Seller List

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