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Reader's Advisory

The staff at the Area Public Library is ready to help you find your next book! Tell us what you like and what you don't like through this form. All suggestions remain confidential and will be processed within 3 weeks. Please only one request per patron per month.

Barb B. (Senior Outreach Coordinator)

Non-fiction (especially about dogs, cooking, crafts and organizing) 

Linda B. (Interlibrary Loan/Overdues Clerk)

Cozy mysteries

Taylor B. (Library Assistant)

Graphic novels, memoirs, forgotten women's fiction, poetry and life writing (journals and diaries) mainly from the 19th century, true crime (generally cults and serial killers), science fiction, fantasy, classics, Russian literature and history

Cheryl D. (Children's Program Director)

Historical Fiction, psychological thrillers, non-fiction (mostly health), romantic dramas, juvenile fiction & non-fiction, picturebooks

Emily E. (Cataloger)

Literary fiction, social and political nonfiction, graphic novels, anything weird

Bethany G. (Library Assistant)

Magical realism, biographies/memoirs, adventure/travel, children's, young adult

Anthony H. (Library Assistant)

Young adult/teen, fantasy, LGBT, music, true crime, mythology, graphic novels

Karen H. (Director of Operations)

Nonfiction (self-help, ancient history), horror, psychological mysteries

Alyssa K. (Children's Program Assistant)

True crime, horror, science fiction/fantasy, classic literature, books for early childhood (ages 0-2)

Rachel R. (Young Adult Coordinator)

History, historical fiction, humor, fantasy, young adult/teen

Susan S. (Library Director)

Graphic novels, young adult/teen, crafts, cooking

Bonnie T. (Technical Services Assistant)

Inspiring stories, mysteries

Any Librarian