Category Archives: Library Services

New Resources for Readers

NoveList – for recommended reading lists, read-alikes of popular books, book reviews and reading suggestions based on your interests.

BookLetters – for new releases, award lists, and reading lists geared to all ages. You can browse the lists, or subscribe to have them sent to your email address. Visit this page to subscribe to the Holmes Library monthly e-newsletter to stay up to date with library news and events.

Reserve Museum Passes Online!

Museum Passes

You can now browse for and book museum passes online. A valid library card is needed to reserve and pick up the pass.

Download eBooks and Audiobooks!

E-Books Help

The SAILS Library Network is constantly updating the OverDrive collection. Get to it by clicking on the OverDrive logo on the library’s home page or when you’re in the online Enterprise catalog!

The Holmes has a NEW OverDrive Advantage collection, too, with shorter wait lists for popular titles!

The Holmes is also part of the Commonwealth E-Books Collection beta project, so there are plenty of places to borrow ebooks and e-audiobooks!
Check out our Virtual Library Help to get started.

Our E-Technology webpage has links and resources from Best Bookish Apps for Kids aged 2-8 and Free Apps for Readers.

Book Clubs

Adult Book Clubs

The Holmes Library offers three book discussion groups for adult readers, an evening group,  an afternoon group and a mystery readers group. Please feel free to try a group!

Copies of the books are available at the Circulation Desk, or can be reserved through our online catalog. For more information visit our Book Club webpage.