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Welcome! We hope you enjoy everything our Reading Room has to offer:


Books

NextReads

Novelist Plus

Library Periodicals

Book Clubs to Go

Junior Book Clubs to Go

 


Book Match

Fill out the following form and we will have a librarian select 3 items for you to read, or listen, based on your preferences. We can suggest almost any author, genre in the format you prefer, such as book, eBook, Large Print, audiobook, etc. Selections will based on what is available in the collection.

 

Learn more about Book Match


NextReads

 

 

NextReads is a service that e-mails you a list of new and upcoming books in the genres of your choice. Choose from a list of categories and receive monthly newsletters listing featured books with synopsis information and links right to the Cherry Hill Public Library catalog. From there you can check for availability or place holds on the books you are interested in. You can sign up for as many newsletters as you like and you can change your preferences at any time. If you are looking for the next book to read - this is the resource for you! Click here to sign-up today!

 

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Novelist PlusNovelist Plus

 

An online readers' advisory tool that helps readers find new books based
on books they've read or topics in which they are interested. Click here to
link to this database.

 

 

 

 

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Library Periodicals

The Cherry Hill Public Library has approximately 350 periodicals ranging from local, national and international newspapers, magazines and journals for just about every interest. We also keep back issues of magazine for about five years, longer for some titles. Contact our Reference Department if you are looking for a specific article or issue.

 

Click here to search the Library Catalog to see if we have the periodical you are looking for!

 

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Book Clubs To GoBook Clubs

This service is ideal for book/reading clubs where one member may check out a bag of 10 to 12 of the same paperback book for six weeks, and share with other members of their club. Each bag includes a brief biography of the author and a list of discussion questions. The library currently has 40 "Book Clubs To Go" titles to choose from! Contact our Reference Department to reserve your club's bag today.

Biography:

  • Eat, Pray, Love by Elizabeth Gilbert
  • Escape From Mount Moriah by Jack Engelhard
  • Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic by Alison Bechdel *
  • The Glass Castle: A Memoir by Jeannette Walls
  • I Am Malala by Malala Yousafzai *
  • Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail by Cheryl Strayed *

Fiction:

  • Americanah by Chimimanda Adichie *
  • Animal Dreams by Barbara Kingsolver
  • The Art of Racing in the Rain by Garth Stein
  • Before You Know Kindness by Christopher A. Bohjalian
  • Bel Canto by Ann Patchett
  • Broken for You by Stephanie Kallos
  • The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark Haddon *
  • Dark Places by Gillian Flynn *
  • Day After Night by Anita Diamant
  • Doll Baby by Laura McNeal *
  • Everything I Never Told You by Celeste Ng *
  • The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows
  • In the Time of the Butterflies by Julia Alvarez
  • Love Medicine by Louis Erdrich
  • The Miniaturist by Jessie Burton *
  • Me Before You by Jojo Moyes *
  • The Memory Keeper's Daughter by Kim Edwards
  • Moloka'i by Alan Brennert *
  • The Namesake by Jhumpa Lahiri
  • The Other Boleyn Girl by Philippa Gregory
  • Persuasion by Jane Austen
  • Room by Emma Donoghue
  • The Rosie Project by Graeme Simison *
  • Snow Flower and the Secret Fan by Lisa See
  • Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel *
  • Still Alice by Lisa Genova *
  • Straight Man by Richard Russo
  • Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston
  • The Thirteenth Tale by Diane Setterfield
  • Three Junes by Julia Glass
  • To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
  • A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty Smith
  • Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen

Nonfiction

  • Cleopatra: A Life by Stacy Schiff
  • The Devil in the White City by Erik Larson
  • The Girls of Atomic City by Denise Keirnan *
  • The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot
  • Mountains Beyond Mountains by Tracy Kidder
  • The Zookeeper's Wife by Diane Ackerman

Mystery

  • Maisie Dobbs by Jacqueline Winspear
  • What the Dead Know by Laura Lippman

Science Fiction

  • The Martian by Andy Weir *

Special thanks to the Friends of the Library who have generously supported this program.

 

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Junior Book Clubs To Go

Book Clubs in-a-bag for grades 4-8

 

Junior Book Clubs To Go is a service that provides book club materials for facilitators to successfully run a book club. Librarians have selected a variety of titles that are appropriate for students in grades 4 through 8.

One member of a book club can check out a bag of paperback books for six weeks. Each bag includes 10 books of the same title, a brief biography of the author, discussion questions, related Web sites, hints on how to run a book club and much more!

 

Titles Include:
Feed, by M.T. Anderson
Hope Was Here, by Joan Bauer
Al Capone Does My Shirts, by Gennifer Choldenko 
No Talking. by Andrew Clements
Sahara Special, by Esmi Raji Codell
The Hunger Games, by Suzanne Collins
Because of Winn-Dixie, by Kate DiCamillo
City of Ember, by Jeanne Du Prau
All the Way Home, by Patricia Reilly Giff
Black Book of Secrets, by F.E. Higgins
When Zachary Beaver Came to Town, by Kimberly Willis Holt
Deliver Us From Normal, by Kate Klise
Rules, by Cynthia Lord
Wringer, by Jerry Spinelli 
Love, Stargirl, by Jerry Spinelli 
A Crooked Kind of Perfect, by Linda Urban 

 

To reserve a Book Club Bag or to find out more about this new service, please contact the Youth Services Department at 856-903-1229.

 

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