Find the Perfect Book

Our Book Detectives are waiting to help you. Just answer a few questions and get back a custom reading list. It’s as easy as that!

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Award Winning Books In Every Category

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Join Peoria Public Library’s Goodreads account and follow our staff and friends’ book recommendations.
Goodreads is an easy way to find new books, reviews, authors and even track your reading.

We Need Diverse Books™
This non-profit, grassroots organization aims to help produce and promote literature that reflects and honors the lives of all young people. Find book recommendations here and more.

Book Riot
Book Riot celebrates all things books and is the largest independent editorial book site in North America. Home to a host of media about books and those who love to read them. Find podcasts, newsletters and original articles.

NPR’s Book Concierge
Every year since 2013, NPR staff and trusted critics have developed a list of the best reads of that year. You can search all of those years, or use filters to narrow down the next best book for you to read from the 2,500 books they’ve recommended.

Suggest A Purchase

If we don’t have an item you want, you can ask us to obtain it for you. This service is for Peoria Public Library cardholders. Complete this form, or call 309-497-2000. Fields with an asterisk (*) are required.