Book clubs and more

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November 2021

Book clubs and more

Book clubs

Explore our new book clubs page under Books and Reading. You'll find our book club kits service, lists of eBooks that will have enough copies for a book club, our own book club events, and some tips on how to create and sustain a book club of your own. 

Minnesota authors

Minnesota authors

We highlight Minnesota authors in a number of genres on our website, including biographies and memoirs, fiction, mystery, nonfiction, romance, and speculative fiction. Minnesota is also the home of a number of great small presses you can discover through our If you like Minnesota publishers list.   

Subscribe to author alerts

Get an alert by email when the library orders a new title by one of your favorite authors or performers. Subscribe and manage your alerts in your My HCL account. Choose the formats you use the most. You can also use this list of your favorites to link directly to all of their titles that we own.

Author alerts

Read magazines online

Libby magazines

In addition to eBooks and downloadable audiobooks, OverDrive's Libby app gives you to access to over 3,000 magazines. Find titles like Newsweek, National Geographic, Good Housekeeping, Vanity Fair, Rolling Stone and more once you link your library card to your OverDrive Digital Library account.

Ask Us for reading suggestions

Get title recommendations in your email. Ask Us staff will send suggestions that may include authors, specific titles or online book lists. Let us know what type of title you want, and if you are looking for print, eBook or audiobook format. We’ll help you find your next great read. Have any other questions? We're always ready to help. 

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