Great Reads

Looking for something to read?
Find many great ideas here.

eBooks & Digital Downloads

Book Lists

Need a book about teaching kindness? Or maybe something for a Dog Man lover? We have curated book lists that can either be emailed or printed for you to pick up at Curbside.

Just contact a Youth Librarian by email or call us at (847)223-5313.

Book Match

Are you looking for something good to read? Your personal librarian is just a couple of clicks away. Just complete this form and you will receive up to five book suggestions.  We may need your library card. Need a GAPL card?  Apply online here.

Novelist K-8 PlusNovelist K-8 Plus

Need help finding good books to read? NoveList K-8 Plus helps kids and young teens do just that! Use your favorite books and authors to find new adventures! If you can’t think of a book you’ve liked in the past, simply choose a topic of interest and explore lists of recommended books. NoveList K-8 Plus includes both fiction and nonfiction titles. Teachers will find thematic units and other resources for incorporating fiction and nonfiction into the classroom, as well. You will need a Grayslake Library Card to access. 

Next Reads

Find Your Next Read in Your Inbox! NextReads sends title recommendations right to your inbox! You’ll also be just one click away from seeing if the books are available or placing items on hold.


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