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Books & Media

Book reviews, book lists, such as what to read next, and information on early literacy are found here.

Books and Media

Information to help you find a book, DVD, or audiobook.

Best sellerSpend some time browsing the links on the left to find suggestions for a good book to read or listen to. Stop in the library to see our displays of featured books.  Talk to a librarian about what you're reading to get ideas on what to read next.



Bestsellers Lists:

Book Reviews

Links to book review Web sites
All Readers
A collection of book reviews done by readers, not professional reviewers.
Book Browse
BookBrowse recommends only the most exceptional current books, the kind you can't wait to tell friends about, and provides you with multiple reviews and hefty excerpts of each, plus in-depth author interviews, hundreds of reading guides and much else.
The online version of the book review magazine.
The Internet resource dedicated to new titles, new authors, and the general scoop on the book industry! Use this site to search book reviews, read about the latest releases, watch author video clips, and learn about upcoming book events.
Founded in 1933, Kirkus has been an authoritative voice in book discovery for 80 years. Kirkus Reviews magazine gives industry professionals a sneak peek at the most notable books being published weeks before they’re released. Kirkus serves the book reviews to consumers in a weekly email newsletter and on, giving readers unbiased, critical recommendations they can trust.

Book Talk Form

A form to submit thoughts about a book

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For a list of the magazines at the Sibley Public Library.

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For a list of the newspapers at the Sibley Public Library

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Suggestion for Purchase

Use this form to make purchase suggestions to the library.

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Bridges: Iowa's eLibrary
Bridges is a service that offers eBook and audiobook downloads.
This resource is supported by the Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act as administered by State Library of Iowa.