Reader’s Advisory

How to Access the Library’s Online Catalog & E-materials:

Would you like to check your library account to see what items you have checked out?  Want to see what e-books or e-audio are available?  Are you interested in learning more about what you can still borrow while libraries are closed?  The instructions below explain how to access your library card number and PIN/password, how to logon to your library account through the online catalog, and what apps are available to checkout e-books/e-audio.  If you have any questions not answered below, please call 413-662-3133 and leave a message or email

How to Access Library Account and E-Resources

“Look Up” Resource Page

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If you like one book in a series, this site will tell you what other books are in the series and in what order.

Booklist Magazine

The number one place to find reviews of new books, plus many of their wonderful lists of read-alikes, titles for teens and Editor’s Choices.

Library Journal

Articles, reviews, prepub information, plus previews of upcoming issues


Massachusetts e-collection, curated and self-published books for discriminating readers.


Lively reviews of dozens of new books, interviews,and information on Oprah’s book club. Now you can search the archives for the reviews you’ve missed.


The venerable and award-winning journal of science fiction, complete with interviews, reviews and recommended reading lists.

NY Review of Books

A rapidly growing archive of their reviews and articles.


A web site for ravenous readers. Overbooked specializes in literary and genre fiction information, author web pages, annotated lists of nonfiction, fiction and mystery books, and reviews.

Romantic Times

For readers and writers — the trade journal of romance fiction, with over 100 reviews of new books every week

The Poisoned Pen

A great source for recommended reading and new mystery links to explore.


Diana Herald reads a book a day and collects her brief, lively reviews on this Web page. A great source for teen readers!


The short version of books you might want to read in full!


Monthly list of ten best books coming out, chosen by librarians!

Tuck Bedtime Stories for Children!

Reading to your children from an early age sets great patterns for sleep!