Book Recommendations

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Is there a recent book or other item you’d like the library to add to the collection?

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Woodridge Book Blog

Book reviews with reading recommendations by one of your friendly Woodridge librarians.

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Book Discussions

Book discussions will return in the fall.

Reading Resources


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Journal articles and reports in education. Some articles are full text. Many of the articles can be obtained for Woodridge Public Library cardholders through interlibrary loan.

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NoveList K-8 Plus

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NoveList K-8 Plus is especially for younger readers. It has reading recommendations for both fiction and nonfiction, for kids in grades K-8. Use it to find just the right books for every reader.

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NoveList Plus

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Find your next great read based on books, authors, and/or themes. Use the search or browse the currated lists.

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SWAN Catalog

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Search the holdings of the Woodridge Public Library and surrounding area libraries that share our catalog. Items can be requested to be sent to the Library for pickup.

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WorldCat Discovery

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WorldCat discovery searches libraries worldwide for books, recordings and audiovisual items. Many of the items can be obtained for Woodridge Public Library cardholders through interlibrary loan. 

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