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Library Book Discussions

South Branch
Saturday, November 15
2:30pm
Discuss Heart of a Samurai
Heart of a Samurai cover art


South Branch
Saturday, November 15
1pm
Discuss Closed for the Season
Closed for the Season cover art


South Branch
Saturday, November 15
1pm
Discuss The Adventures of Daniel Boom
The Adventures of Daniel Boom cover art


...and Children's Book Discussions too!

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10 in Ten Button

We are happy to make recommendations for you if you are 8 years old or older.  Younger readers can use our recommendations on our Page for Every Stage website.

To receive up to 10 recommended titles within 10 days, please fill out the following form.

Your Name:  
(required)   Library Card Number: 
E-Mail Address:

How would you like the results sent?      Email   Mail     


*   The following THREE questions refer to your personal characteristics.  The more descriptive you are the better we can formulate a recommendation, but feel free to leave any of these fields blank.

Gender:  

   Boy   Girl
Age:  
    
  
   List up to three books that you enjoyed reading:

(title)

(author - if known)

(title)

   (author - if known)

(title)

   (author - if known)

What did you like about them (plot, characters, writing style, setting, time period)?
  

List up to three of your least favorite books:

(title)
 

(author - if known)

(title)
 

(author - if known)

(title)
 

(author - if known)
What didn't you like about them?
  

What do you like to read?

Realistic Fiction    Prefer      Sometimes     Not at all
Mysteries    Prefer      Sometimes     Not at all
Science Fiction    Prefer      Sometimes     Not at all
Fantasy    Prefer      Sometimes     Not at all
Religious    Prefer      Sometimes     Not at all
Historical Fiction    Prefer      Sometimes     Not at all
Romance    Prefer      Sometimes     Not at all
Graphic Novels    Prefer      Sometimes     Not at all
Horror    Prefer      Sometimes     Not at all
Young Adult    Prefer      Sometimes     Not at all
Biography/Memoir    Prefer      Sometimes     Not at all
Suspense    Prefer      Sometimes     Not at all
Action/Adventure    Prefer      Sometimes     Not at all
Series    Prefer      Sometimes     Not at all
Audiobooks    Prefer      Sometimes     Not at all
Short stories    Prefer      Sometimes     Not at all

How important are:
Characters    Very       Somewhat     Not at all
Action and plot    Very       Somewhat     Not at all
Setting and time    Very       Somewhat     Not at all

For the characters, check all that interest you:
  Age:    8 years to 10 years old      
     11 years to 13 years old    
     Teens
 
  Gender:      Male    Female  
      
  Ethnicity:      African-American  
     Asian-American  
     Latino-American  
     Native American  
     European  
     Caucasian    
     Immigrants    
     Other 

If the content includes:  
  Animals    Would read     Won't care     Don't care
  Disasters    Would read     Won't read     Don't care
  Minority lives    Would read    Won't read     Don't care
  Childhood    Would read     Won't read     Don't care
  Coming of Age    Would read     Won't read     Don't care
  Families    Would read     Won't read     Don't care
  History    Would read     Won't read     Don't care
  Religion    Would read     Won't read     Don't care
  Computers    Would read     Won't read     Don't care
  Military/War    Would read     Won't read     Don't care
  Nature    Would read     Won't read     Don't care
  Outdoor    Would read     Won't read     Don't care
  Sports    Would read     Won't read     Don't care
  Science    Would read     Won't read     Don't care
  Politics    Would read     Won't read     Don't care
  Food    Would read     Won't read     Don't care

Personal Preferences:
 
 
  Rough language     Would read    Won't read    Don't care
  War     Would read    Won't read    Don't care
  Violence     Would read    Won't read    Don't care
  Death     Would read    Won't read    Don't care
  Disease     Would read    Won't read    Don't care
  Crime     Would read    Won't read    Don't care
  Humor    Would read    Won't read    Don't care
  Technology     Would read    Won't read    Don't care
  Addiction     Would read    Won't read    Don't care
  Other    
  
To help us select 10 great titles for you, what might be a story you'd enjoy
(example:  Growing up on a farm; a story with sports; a scary suspenseful mystery).