Books/Music/DVDs

Recommendations

Our expert librarians have you covered, from our Staff Picks Book Finder to personalized recommendations. There’s no better place than the Library to discover your next great read.

Nobody loves books more than our experts. Use this interactive tool to find out what we couldn’t put down.

Book Lists

  • A bookshelf full of books

    New & Noteworthy

    See which books we can't stop buzzing about! Check out monthly updates about the newest and most exciting titles our librarians are reading.
  • Lists that range from binge-reading to new classics and more

    More Lists

    Sort our book lists by audience, subject, and genre—from rainy day reads to the best new picture books

Personalized Recommendations

  • Tweet

    Tweet us @NYPLRecommends with a book that you like and we'll tweet you back suggestions.
  • Email

    ​Fill out our online form and we'll send book suggestions straight to your inbox.​
  • Visit Your Local Librarian

    Drop by any branch to get recommendations from our resident experts.

Podcast: The Librarian Is In

  • Podcast hosts Frank Collerius and Gwen Glazer

    Calling All Book-Lovers

    Join us twice a month to discuss all things bookish with NYPL librarians Frank Collerius and Gwen Glazer.