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Recommendations

We love to share! Follow our curated DCL accounts in the catalog, then explore new books we're adding, our favorite lists, featured Staff Picks, and new reviews by library staff.

Just for You

Looking for a good read, but fresh out of ideas? We can help! Tell us what you're interested in—even what you're not interested in—and our Readers Advisory staff will provide personalized reading suggestions just for you.

Top Checkouts of 2021

DCL lends nearly 7 million items each year through our seven locations. Wondering which books, audiobooks and DVDs were most popular last year? Find out here!

DCL Reading Challenge

The Douglas County Libraries Reading Challenge is back with new challenge items to encourage you to broaden your reading in 2022.

Featured Staff Picks

We're excited about all books, but we're especially jazzed about these new and noteworthy titles. Add one to your reading list today!

Looking for recommendations for kids? Check out Read, Listen, Watch.
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New & Noteworthy

This select list, chosen by an expert curator of our fiction collection, includes highly anticipated titles plus some hidden gems she just couldn't pass up. Put some (or all) on hold to discover something a little different.

Must-Read Young Adult

The young adult fiction on this list is hand-picked by one of our expert librarians. These are some of the hottest new books hitting our shelves. Add them to your must-read list, and enjoy!

Listen to This

These audiobooks are specially chosen by our librarians for your listening enjoyment. They include everything from fiction, nonfiction and science fiction to thriller/suspense, mystery and humor — and more. Start your list here, and tune in.

What We Are Reading Now

We love books, so it shouldn’t surprise you that we also love reading. There’s nothing better than digging into a new book or revisiting ones we’ve already read. Here are some that the DCL book team is currently reading.