Browse the lists of newly added items, lists by genre, or age group. Seek out books, eBooks, large-print books, audiobooks on CD or playaway, eAudiobooks, DVDs, playaway views, book discussion kits and more to borrow and enjoy.
Books & Reading
Looking for your next great read? Ask a Librarian! Tell us about books or authors you like (or hate!), and we’ll email you a list of 3-5 reading suggestions chosen just for you.
Please note is available in select libraries; is available in all libraries; is also available outside the library with your FVRL card; and is freely available online.
Sign up to receive reading suggestions regularly via email or check the lists online whenever you like. There are over 24 genres for all ages from which to choose.
Browse lists of bestsellers and award winners, search for books, audiobooks, large-print, DVDs, and more that you can borrow and enjoy.
Find a great read through subject headings, reviews, annotations, and much more. Access Author Read-alikes, Book Discussion Guides, BookTalks, and Feature Articles.
Discover new titles, series, and authors for kids and teens to enjoy. Find Author Read-alikes, Book Discussion Guides, BookTalks, and Feature Articles.
Get reading ideas by author or genre and read reviews by your fellow readers around the globe. You can even join Good Reads and write your own reviews.
Find the next book by your favorite author, look for books in a series, or find out what your favorite authors are recommending.
Search for Accelerated Reader books for yourself or your student in AR Book Finder. Look through lists of award nominees and winners or popular topics.
Find the right book for your reading level. Don't know your Lexile measure? Get help finding it.
Find a variety of items to explore with your young child on a given topic in these librarian-built bags of books, activities, and more intended for pre- and beginning readers. Please note, you may only check out two (2) Sophie Reads Kits at one time.
Learn about free services, such as downloadable audio or audiobooks by mail, available to Washington residents who are unable to read standard print material.
Find items--books, audiobooks, journals, and sometimes even articles--within and beyond FVRL's collection. Although you can access this without a library card, you must use your library card if you wish to start here in requesting an interlibrary loan.