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Current issue: January 2021


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Digital Editions Archive:

Booklist Reader November 2021

December 2021

Booklist Reader November 2021

November 2021

Booklist Reader October 2021

October 2021

Booklist Reader September 2021

September 2021



Add Booklist Reader to your reader services

Booklist Reader is a sharable, patron–facing digital magazine, featuring diverse readers' advisory recommendations, for readers and listeners of all ages. Filled with high-interest, themed lists that showcase books patrons can read and check out now. Beginning in January 2022, Booklist Reader will become an exclusive service for subscribers. Until then, it is available free to all.

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Sharing Booklist Reader is a snap once you pick up your library’s unique share link.

How can I share Booklist Reader with my patrons?

You have options on how to share all or some of each issue of Booklist Reader:

  • Adding your library’s unique link code to your library’s website or newsletter will send your patrons to the Booklist Reader landing page. You can display the current cover by inserting the short embed code into your website. (See this page for code.)
  • You can download and copy individual pages for inclusion in your newsletter or on your library’s website. (We ask for attribution as "Booklist Publications" and a link back to Booklist Online.)
  • You can also print individual pages to keep by the circ desk.
  • Feel free to innovate! Let us know how you decide to share Booklist Reader.

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  • 22 print and digital issues of Booklist
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  • 12 digital issues of Booklist Reader
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