Books & More
So Much More Than Books!
The West Bend Library offers a wide variety of materials for your entertainment and informational needs! We offer book clubs, programs, community talks, speakers, and much more! We can also help you figure out that next great book you want to read. Visit our Reference Desk on the second floor or the Children's Information Desk and talk to a librarian for some ideas!
Find Your Next Book!
BookBub - Get free and bargain bestsellers for your ereader or tablet, as well as updates from your favorite authors. Sign up free today, and start reading instantly!
Buzzfeed Books - You may know Buzzfeed as the famous popculture website of articles and quizzes, but be sure to check out Buzzfeed Books, which gives you the "Best of ..." lists, books turned into movies, quizzes, and fun book-related things to look at.
Fantastic Fiction - Fantastic Fiction is a database of over 40,000 authors! You can look for an author, series, book title, and even keep track of what your favorite authors are up to!
Goodreads - Connect with our friends to find out what they are reading and what they like/dislike. You can also find YOUR next book on Goodreads and keep track of your own books. Goodreads allows you to keep your place and review what you've read as well!
KDL What's Next? - Want to find out the next book in your favorite series? Check out Kent District Library's What's Next Database! It's a great, well-known resource.
LibraryThing - Catalog the books you've read online! LibraryThing connects you to people who read what you do AND allows you to enter what you're reading currently and what you've read in the past.
Literature Map - Literature Map is very fun to play with! Type in your favorite authors name and a list of similar authors will appear. The closer the other authors are to the typed name, the more alike they are to that author. Take a look!
Novelist - Novelist is offered through Badgerlink, but is a great place to find your next book! You can browse books by genre, author, and age group!
Think books are awesome? Think we are awesome? Donate today to keep the party going!