Monthly Features

January 2019
Pack up some pages & get reading for Book Blitz Month 2019!

December 2018
Check out the best books of 2018 according to The Boston Globe, The New York Times, & other trusted reviewers

November 2018
Read this year's National Book Award finalists and longlisted titles

October 2018
October is National Cookbook Month! Fire up your stove with recipes from our extensive cookbook collection

September 2018
This Hobbit Day, cozy up at home with elevenses and a nice book

August 2018
Celebrate Friendship Day with these books featuring great pals

July 2018
Test your green thumb this month with a few informative selections on gardening

June 2018
Read great recent LGBTQ+ books during National Pride Month!

May 2018
During National Meditation Month, get your moment of zen with the help of these relaxing books

April 2018
Make sure you're stocked up on some page-turners for Drop Everything And Read Day on April 12!

March 2018
We're shining a light on eating, cooking, and nourishing oneself for National Nutrition Month

February 2018
February 17 to 24 is National Entrepreneurship Week; get inspired with books about startups, ideas, marketing, & more!

January 2018
Celebrate National Sci-Fi Day on January 2nd with these classic and contemporary science fiction books, or come in and browse our extensive Other Realities collection!

December 2017
The Force is with these books and movies, collected in honor of the newest Star Wars installment...

November 2017
Read this year's National Book Award finalists and longlisted titles

October 2017
Stranger Things, a Netflix-original series, took the nation by storm last year. Prepare yourself for Season 2 with these read- and watch-alikes!

September 2017
Affirm your right to read these challenged or banned books during Banned Books Week (September 24-30)

August 2017
This year marks the 200th anniversary of Jane Austen's death, but this famous writer continues to delight readers--check out her work and everything she has inspired since she lived

July 2017
Celebrate National Ice Cream Month with these delicious reads

June 2017
Check out LGBTQ books for National Pride Month!

May 2017
Honor Memorial Day by remembering those who died in the service of our country

April 2017
Celebrate National Poetry Month with books of poetry & more at SPL

March 2017
An interactive quiz in honor of Women's History Month

February 2017
Celebrate Black History Month by incorporating diverse voices into your reading list

January 2017
Take part in the "January Cure" to inspire, de-clutter, focus, and improve during the new year

December 2016
Check out the Best Books of 2016 according to Publishers Weekly

November 2016
Get inspired for National Novel Writing Month, an international month-long novel writing challenge!

October 2016
Participate in All Hallow's Read, a literary tradition started by author Neil Gaiman

September 2016
Celebrate back-to-school with lifelong learning opportunities and resources

August 2016
2016 Audie Award Winners & Nominees available at SPL