Reading Resources

Sometimes it can be difficult to decide what to read next. Let us help!

Use the resources on this page to help you find personalized book recommendations, book reviews, book trailers. You can even access ebooks through MackinVIA and search for print books in Rochester libraries using the catalog link below.

Book Recommendations

Your Next Read
This website provides personalized book recommendations based on books or authors you like
The Book Seer
This website helps answer the question "What should I read next?"
Teen Reads
This extensive website contains book summaries, reviews, author profiles, and more.
Good Reads These user-generated lists offer some great book suggestions. You can even create a profile and add your own reviews.


MackinVIA Rochester Public Schools' portal to ebooks, digital audiobooks, and other content.
Ebooks Minnesota Online ebook collection for all Minnesotans covering a wide variety of subjects for readers of all ages and featuring content from our state's independent publishers.
Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL) Collection of 25 online reference books and encyclopedias covering topics from Art to History to Medicine.
EBSCO Ebook Collection Collection of electronic books covering many topics--mostly nonfiction and classic literature.
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