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Looking for Your Next Read?

We're always available to chat with you and help you find you next read.  But sometimes you may not be able to speak with us in person.

Mustache GuyWe're now offering a new online service where you tell us about some books/authors you enjoyed (or hated!) and we'll email you a personalized list of suggestions for your next read.

You "mustache" us what to read next!

What are you interested in today?  Begin exploring:

book dark greenBOOKS -- Spanning all ages and interests, from learning to leisure, from old favorites to the newest bestsellers, in print and as digital downloads, we have thousands of books for you.


Tournament of Books

TOB Rooster Award" ...the ToB is an annual event here at The Morning News in which 16 of the previous year’s best and most-talked about works of fiction enter a March Madness-like battle royale. After a month of dueling, one novel will win the Rooster, a prize named after David Sedaris’s brother..."  Take a look at the Tournament of Books site to see which books are in the brackets, how the brackets are narrowed down to one winner, and how you can add your two cents about your favorite novels of 2014.






-- Feature films, TV shows, documentaries, music concerts, exercise, travel, and learning opportunities—available on DVD and/or blu-ray.


Music Notes MUSIC-- Your taste in music is covered: Rock, pop, classical, country, gospel, rap, soundtracks, comedy, R&B, Christian, big band, musicals, reggae, new age, folk, and jazz.  Check out your favorite music CD today.



-- Listen to a book while you commute to work or wash the kitchen floor.  Available on compact discs and as playaways (self-contained players).


magazines MAGAZINES

-- Next time you're in the library,stop by our magazine and newspaper area located upstairs near the cafe. Or, take your favorite magazines with you wherever you go with Zinio!


discussion groups

DISCUSSION GROUPS -- Lively conversations about books, movies, and writing--some in the daytime, some in the evening, on various days of the week. Registration is required for most groups.



Take a "Byte"...

Sign up for any of the twelve free Online Book Clubs and Monday through Friday you'll receive an email with a "byte" of a chapter from a popular book.   It will take you about 5 minutes to read each "byte."  By the end of the week, you'll have a pretty good idea whether or not you want to read all of the book.


Media on Demand

Media on Demand with videos Cardholders have access to ebooks and eaudiobooks  with Media on Demand. You can also choose from a growing catalog of streaming videos, which include documentaries, educational videos and children's favorites.


eRead Illinois

eRead Illinois logo HPL offers you a collection of ebooks from eRead Illinois, thanks to a grant from the State of Illinois and the Illinois State Library.  There are titles for adults, teens, and kids, ready for you to download for free, 24/7.  Install the free software or mobile app, and then with just your Homewood Library card and PIN, you can borrow ebooks to read on your computer, tablet, eReader or smart phone.




Now you can use your Homewood Library card to check out digital audiobooks by your favorite authors. There is also a small collection of classic ebooks available.  OneClickDigital supports downloads to your tablet, smart phone, or computer so you can enjoy them at home, in the library or on the go.


Zinio--Magazines To Go

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With Zinio you can take your favorite magazines with you wherever you go! Use your library card to create an account and read some of the most popular magazine titles on your computer or mobile device.  

                          Let Zinio tiny show you how.



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