Love to read but need help selecting your next good book? BookNews, a reader's advisory service, is available 24/7 on the library's website and offers recommendations of four to six titles with reviews in a variety of genres. With categories such as fiction preview, business, audio books, children's, teens, and more, there's sure to be something for every reader! Additionally, all of these recommendations can be sent directly to you via email, making it easy to select your next read and place a hold on it through the Library's catalog in just a few clicks!
The Staff Recommends
See what books the staff are reading and recommending. New lists every month.
Also, check out Right Book at the Right Time, the staff reading blog, to learn what books the staff is reading and what they have to say about them.
We also have a staff reading blog for teens called RightBook.
Check out our monthly list of recommended poetry titles (returning soon).
New Books at Fairfield Public Library
Click here for a list of new books that have recently been added to the collection at Fairfield Public Library.
Love to read but don't have the time? Listen to the latest fiction and non-fiction on your way to work with our audio book collection.
Best Seller Lists / Book Awards
Click here to see best sellers and award winners.
Need Help in Selecting Your Next Book to Read?
Novelist A database of 60,000 fiction titles that allows readers to find authors similar to their favorites, to explore genres such as thriller, romance, detective-mystery, and to create lists of prize-winning books
or subscribe to our OnLine Book Club
Every weekday morning, members of the Fairfield OnLine Book Club will receive an e-mail with a portion from a popular non-fiction book. The daily e-mail is designed to take five minutes to read, with a new book starting every Monday. If you like the book, you can check it out of the library.
or stop by the library for a look at our "What to Read" binder
"What to Read" includes lists of books from many sources including staff favorites.
Join a Book Discussion
Talking About Books - a series of book discussions on various topics and titles led by guest discussants scheduled throughout the year. (also at the Branch Library)
Woods Book Group - meets the last Wednesday of the month from 2pm to 3pm at the Branch Library.
International Authors Book Club - first Wednesday evening of the month at 7:00pm at the Main Library.
Books and Banter - every other month at the branch library.
Are you a member of a book group? Check out our Book Club Corner in the Quiet Reading Room where we have multiple copies of books suitable for book club discussions.
Can't find a book at Fairfield Public Library?
Check the statewide catalog (reQuest) to see if another library in our neighborhood owns it.
Suggest that the library purchase the book by using our online Suggest to Purchase form.
Request that we borrow the book for you from another library (Interlibrary Loan - for Fairfield residents only).