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What Should I Read Next?


New Books

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Fiction Bestsellers


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Fiction Booklists by Genre


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New DVDs


Downloads and Streaming



Author Check

AuthorCheck tracks your favorite authors and alerts you when a new book arrives at Medford Public Library. Instantly you can access a database of 70,000 popular authors.


Find primary sources, historical documents, images, video and so much more from the collection at BiblioBoard.


Books and Authors

Know What You're Going to Read Next?
Let Books and Authors help with our expert title recommendations, reading lists, and more. Find out more in our MONTHLY HIGHLIGHTS and My Reading Room.


First Look Book Club

Sign up for our free email book club and receive daily excerpts from just published books. We'll bring you the best in Mystery, Suspense, Romance, Nonfiction, Literary Fiction, and more. It's like a matchmaking service for reading. Get a first look before you commit to a book!


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hoopla Digital

hoopla allows you to borrow movies, music, audiobooks, ebooks, comics, and TV shows to enjoy on your computer, tablet, phone, or TV. Patrons have eight checkouts per month on hoopla Digital.

New Book Alerts

New Book Alerts is a free online service that showcases the newest titles purchased by Medford Public Library. You can select to receive alerts via email and/or RSS feeds. If you see a new title that you are interested in, just click "check catalog" to place a hold on the item right away.



If you're looking for a book just like one you love, NoveList can help you find it.

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Search by author or character to find complete lists of book series in publication order.

Order of Books 


Online Book Clubs

There’s a book club for just about everyone — fiction, non-fiction, romance, mystery, science fiction, audio, business, teen, good news, horror, and pre-publication (be the first to see these soon-to-be-released books).


OverDrive provides popular audiobooks and eBooks for users to download. There is also a collection of Public Domain eBooks that includes many popular classics.


Select Reads

Think of MySelectReads as your personal librarian – alerting you to new titles on subjects you’ve selected for yourself. Choose topics you’re interested in, enter your email address and you’ll get a weekly bulletin with book recommendations generated specifically for you – it’s that simple!

Select Reads