BookBrowse Advisory Online
Select our online database to look through Fiction titles and authors to help you decide what to read next.  You can build lists by authors, read-a-likes and various other methods and read reviews.

Books & Authors Advisory Online

Good Reads Advisory Online
A strong resource for what to read next and a place to build lists and look at lists built by others

Blum House Book Club
The Blum House Book Club meets on the last Wednesday of most months at the Blum House, 414 W. Main (adjacent to the Library) in Collinsville.  You can go to our current Calendar of Events to see the next meeting date and book selected for the month.  Everyone is welcome.

This Book Club began in 2003 and enjoys getting together and reading good reads.  The group picks its monthly reads and then meets to discuss them.  They will rate the reads on a scale of 1-5 stars.

Select the year below to see the reads and the ratings that the group selected:


Bestseller Lists Online
Select the list of the source that you would like to view

New York Times           American Booksellers     

Reader's Advisory Shelf at the Library
A Bookshelf is located in the New Arrivals area of the Main Floor of the Collinsville Memorial Library Center.  On this shelf is a binder with Bestseller Lists, the New Arrivals for the month, special lists that give picked selections by experts from previous years and other selection lists.

Also located on this shelf are Reference Books that will help guide you in selections of fine reads. 

A FREE Reader's Advisory newspaper on the Reader's Advisory Shelf at the Library filled with reviews of new books and stories of authors - how they live and how they write.
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Collinsville Memorial Library 2009

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Member of the Lewis and Clark Library System
under the direction of the Illinois State Library

Collinsville Memorial Library
408 West Main Street
Collinsville, IL 62234

Phone: 618-344-1112
FAX: 618-345-6401

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