We are excited to share a new service that will keep you up-to-date on the latest books. BookLetters allows you to sign up for regular e-mail newsletters with comments and reading recommendations in varied categories. Whether you enjoy mystery, romance, biography, history, or want tips on gardening, cooking or reading suggestions for your children, these newsletters will keep you posted. We also plan to offer staff picks and recommendations in the future. Signing up is easy -- just visit the BookLetters page to select the newsletters that match your interests and start receiving your newsletters right away. Most newsletters are published monthly.
Other great features of BookLetters include:
- Book discussion guides for your book club
- A movie database for you to watch original theatrical trailers
- An audio books page that allows you to listen to previews of audiobooks
- Lists of bestselling and award-winning books
- Chapter-a-Day audio selections - listen to an entire book one chapter at a time
For your convenience, you may place holds on any of the titles in BookLetters from the emails that you receive. Simply click on the “Check our catalog” link and your browser will be forwarded to the Library’s online catalog.
If you don’t have an email account, you can still take advantage of BookLetters. Go to the Library’s website at www.hcpl.org and click on BookLetters to see the contents of all the available newsletters.