For Readers

We’re here to help! Whether you’re looking for the latest from your favorite author, a read-alike from a new author or something completely outside your usual, we can help you pick the perfect next read.

When you register for the Personal Book Shopper service, your friendly STPL librarians will select books for you, based on your reading preferences. Just follow the link below and fill out the online form. The library will contact you when your books are ready for pick up from the Holds shelf.

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VIP Book Bundles

Once a quarter, sign up to receive a staff-curated collection of books based on your reading preferences, plus an exclusive gift. Quantities are limited.

Questions? Call 815.725.1715, email, or stop by the Reference desk.

NOTE: If you are a former “Book Box” participant, you do NOT need to complete a new form, but you will need to register quarterly. 

If you are NEW to this program, please email, call or stop by the Reference desk to complete your reading preferences form.

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Have you found a title you think we should own but don’t? Fill out our online suggestion form, and we’ll add your request to our list of titles being considered for purchase.

NOTE: Titles should be less than two years old.

A librarian will contact you with questions.