Reader’s Corner

Looking for a good book to read, or wanting to join a book club?

Richmond Hill Public Library Book Clubs

If you love reading books and discussing them with others, why not attend one of our monthly discussions?

Online Book Clubs

Join one of our online book clubs and receive chapters of popular books in your daily e-mail. Monday to Friday, you'll be sent an excerpt from a popular book that will take about 5 minutes to read. A new title is started each Monday.

Abe Books

Looking for an out of print or rare book? Second hand textbook? You may have some success with this well respected bookseller.

American Verse Project

An electronic archive of volumes of American poetry.

Better World Books

An award-winning, for-profit social enterprise and a global e-retailer that collects and sells used books online with a matching donation for each sale.


Bibliomania offers over 2,000 free classic texts, study guides and reference sources

Book Finder

Searches over 150 million books for sale - new, used, rare, out-of-print and textbooks. When you find the book you want, you can buy it directly from the original seller.

Book Series In Order

A site that aims to list book series by author and then by character or number in the series.


BookSpot gives readers an excellent overview of the book world on the Web including book reviews, bestseller lists and guide to fiction genres.


BookWire, an e-publication of R.R. Bowker, aims to be one of the best book sites on the Web, providing a comprehensive index to resources and hosting several book related periodicals.


Keep an electronic list of every book you have read, share you love of reading with friends, take literary trivia quizzes or search for similar titles of books you have enjoyed.

Google Book Search

Books that are out of copyright are available in full view. For books still under copyright, access will vary.

League of Canadian Poets

This National organization aims to enhance the status of Canadian poets and facilitate the teaching of Canadian poetry at all levels.

Literary Hub

"Lovers of smart, upmarket reading will enjoy a daily dose of thought-sparking essays, excerpts from newly published titles and a curated roundup of the best book talk on the web"

Literature Map

Type in your favourite author's name. The closer two writers are on the map,the more likely you will like the other writer. Click on any author's name to travel along.


Are you in a book club? Thinking about starting a book club? Just love all things literary? This site is for you. A great site for book lovers.

Loan Stars

The 10 hottest books published monthly, as voted by library staff across Canada. You have to work in a library to vote, but anyone can see the lists of books that library staff across Canada are reading and recommending.

Modern Library's 100 Best Novels

The results of a readers' poll on the best novels published in the English language since 1900

New York Review of Books

This renowned literary and critical journal provides selected essays and reviews of books and the arts

Project Gutenberg

Download over 33,000 free ebooks to read on your PC, Kindle,iPad, iPhone, Android or other portable devices.