Book, Movie, & Video Game Recommendations

Personalized Recommendations from Your Librarians

  1. Help us get to know your tastes and interests by completing the form on this page.
  2. Once we receive your request, your Librarians will identify 3–5 books, movies, and/or video games especially for you.
  3. Your Librarians will either email you a list or put the items on hold for you to pick up at the Library. After you submit your request form, items will not be available immediately. Library staff will contact you when your items are ready for pick-up.

In addition to requesting Librarian recommendations, you can also browse lists and reviews of books yourself using Booklist Reader, Book Page, and our blog. These resources are available online, as well as in print at the "Read Me Next" displays in the Foyer/Rotunda, Teen Space, and Children's Foyer.

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Resources to Find Your Next Read & Librarian Recommendations

Booklist Online


What you can do with it

Access the best book reviews for public libraries and school libraries, and the best books to read for your book club, brought to you by the ALA.

Booklist Reader


What you can do with it

Access quality book and audiobook recommendations, author interviews, original features, and more for readers of all ages, provided by the Lake Forest Library.

While supplies last, print copies of Booklist Reader are also available to take from the "Read Me Next" displays at the Library.

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What you can do with it

Discover this month’s most exciting new books in the current digital issue of BookPage, provided by the Lake Forest Library. You can also subscribe to a weekly email with personalized recommendations in your favorite genres.

While supplies last, print copies of BookPage are also available to take from the "Read Me Next" displays at the Library.

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Sign up for email reading lists in 20 different subjects and genres. Find your next read.​​​​​​

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Find fiction and nonfiction recommendations based on your interests and preferences.

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