Gilford Public Library


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What Should I Read Next?

If you can't think of or find anything to read, take a browse through the resources listed below.  From the library's Top 10 Requests, to Staff Picks, Book Match services, and more -- these suggestions might help...


Want to spice up your reading this year? Try the 2021 Reading Challenge

Rules - 

  • Must be a book checked out from GPL
  • Participants must have a current GPL card (in good standing)
  • One challenge per person
  • Each book can only be used once.
  • Must read 21 books for 2021
  • When you finish a book, stop by the library to get it initialed and checked off!

Top 10 Requested Titles

Here you'll find a list of the Top 10 most requested books at the library this week, along with the books that our library staff are reading at the moment...


Best of the Best 2020

Check out the books that Library Journal, Booklist, NPR, Goodreads, Barnes & Noble, and Gilford Library Staff enjoyed the most this past year with the Best of the Best of 2020 book list. 


Staff Picks

All time library staff favorite reads --  from 2018 through the present...


Novelist - Find a Good Book

Novelist is a detailed database of books, allowing you to search by type ('incisive and witty', 'menacing and creepy', etc), by genre (Fantasy, Historical Fiction, etc), by award winning titles, and more.  You'll need your library card to sign in.


Reader's Advisory Pamphlets

Ever noticed those little pamphlets by the checkout desk?  They list our personal selection of titles by type.  You can view and print these pamphlets here...


Still Need Help? Book Match is for you!

Complete and submit our 'Book Match' form, and we'll pull together a list of titles for you based on your answers.