Books & Literature

Arizona State Library, Archives and Public Records
Description:

This website is a starting place to fulfill the information needs of Arizona citizens and provides access to unique historical and contemporary resources.

Biblioteca TumbleBook
Description:

ciber-libros para ciber-niños

Library Card Required?:
Yes
Books & Authors
Description:

Books & Authors brings ease, authority and fun to the question of “what do I read next?” It is the reader’s go-to site for everything: book suggestions from experts, titles, biographies and more. Readers can use Books & Authors to enhance the experience of the book they are reading; dig deeper into its themes and origins; or learn how the author’s life and times contributed to the work.

Library Card Required?:
Yes
cloudLibrary eBooks
Description:

Download an app, sign in with your library card number and password, and check out our eBooks.

Library Card Required?:
Yes
EbscoHost eAudioBooks
Description:

Ebscohost eAudiobooks provides access to digital audio versions of books. Access is available 24 hours a days, seven days a week.

Library Card Required?:
Yes
EbscoHost eBooks
Description:

Ebscohost ebooks provides access to digital versions of books. Access is available 24 hours a days, seven days a week.

Library Card Required?:
Yes
Greater Phoenix Digital Library
Description:

Greater Phoenix Digital Library is a web-based, digital media service that allows library patrons to download popular digital audio books, eBooks, music, and video from the library’s web site.

Library Card Required?:
Yes
Library of Congress
Description:

Information and digital collections in American history, culture, government and more.

Literature Resource Center
Description:

Full-text articles from scholarly journals and literary magazines are combined with critical essays, work and topic overviews, full-text works, biographies, and more to provide a wealth of information on authors, their works, and literary movements.

Library Card Required?:
Yes
NoveList
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Description:

NoveList is a Readers’ Advisory database that provides author read-alikes, reviews, discussion guides and more on thousands of fiction titles.

Library Card Required?:
Yes
Open Library (use this link inside the library)
Library Card Required?:
Yes
Open Library (use this link outside the library)
Library Card Required?:
Yes
RBDigital
Website:
Description:

Download audio books to play on your iPod, iPad, iPhone or Windows media player.

Library Card Required?:
Yes
Tumblebooks
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Description:

TumbleBooks are animated, talking picture books which teach kids the joy of reading in a format they’ll love.

Library Card Required?:
Yes
Worldcat
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Description:

WorldCat contains bibliographic records of books and other materials in OCLC from member libraries worldwide.

Literature Map
Description:

Type in an author, and get a customized map showing other authors that readers of that author like to read. It’s a tourist map for literature.