Reading Recommendations

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Reading Challenges

Use the Beanstack reading app to log your reading! Join a reading challenge! Win prizes just for reading!

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Recommends Newsletter

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Book Fix

Let your personal librarian help you find the right book! Simply fill out this form and The Library will recommend three titles based on your answers!

Simply Held

Sign up to be automatically placed on hold for new books by your favorite authors, celebrity book clubs, and popular topics!

New Releases

See the latest titles added to The Library!


NoveList is the premier readers’ advisory resource. Whether you need to find the next book in a series or find an author who is just like your favorite, find your next book at NoveList.

Staff Picks!

Each year, Davenport Public Library staff compile their favorite titles of the year! Click on the publications below to see what they have enjoyed!
Staff Picks 2021 (PDF)
Staff Picks 2022 (PDF)
Staff Picks 2023 (PDF)


Dozens of lists of recommended reads based on topic, read-alikes of favorite titles, and more!


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Info Cafe blog

Read book reviews from librarians!

Checked In! podcast

Listen to our staff share what they've been reading lately!