Books & E-Books
We love to read. The only thing we like more is helping readers like you discover books you will not want to put down. Explore our staff picks and recommended reading lists, or ask us for suggestions.


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BookFlix
BookFlix pairs animated stories with real-world concepts to help new readers improve their skills.
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Books on Your Device
Learn how to get started with e-books and audiobooks on your device.
EXPLORE BOOKS ON YOUR DEVICE
Hoopla Digital Comics
Enjoy thousands of digital comics and graphic novels in our Hoopla Digital Collection.
EXPLORE HOOPLA DIGITAL COMICS
O'Reilly Complete Public Library (formerly Safari Books Online)
Read digital books on software, programming and business.
EXPLORE O'REILLY COMPLETE PUBLIC LIBRARY (FORMERLY SAFARI BOOKS ONLINE)
OverDrive
We have thousands of e-books and audiobooks you can borrow for three weeks and download to most devices.
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Peak Picks
Find new and popular books available to check out now at your neighborhood branch.
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Staff Picks
Discover the best fiction and nonfiction books, selected by our staff.
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Staff Picks for Adults 50+
Discover books on topics related to the aging experience.
EXPLORE STAFF PICKS FOR ADULTS 50+
Staff Picks for Kids
Discover the best books for kids of all ages, selected by our staff.
EXPLORE STAFF PICKS FOR KIDS
Staff Picks for Teens
Discover the best books for teens and fans of young adult fiction, selected by our staff.
EXPLORE STAFF PICKS FOR TEENS
TumbleBooks
TumbleBooks is a curated database of children's e-books.
EXPLORE TUMBLEBOOKS
ZAPP Zine Collection
Discover more than 30,000 zines, minicomics and other self-published and small press titles.
EXPLORE ZAPP ZINE COLLECTION
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Seattle Reads 2021: Recommendations after reading THE VANISHING HALF
The Vanishing Half
Bennett, Brit
Invisible Man
Ellison, Ralph
The Turner House
Flournoy, Angela
Passing
Larsen, Nella
The Bluest Eye
Morrison, Toni
View the complete book list: Seattle Reads 2021: Recommendations after reading THE VANISHING HALF
Seattle Reads 2021: Nonfiction recommendations for THE VANISHING HALF
View the complete book list: Seattle Reads 2021: Nonfiction recommendations for THE VANISHING HALF
Teen Books On Time
View the complete book list: Teen Books On Time
Adventure Books For Kids
View the complete book list: Adventure Books For Kids
Deaf Awareness Month
View the complete book list: Deaf Awareness Month
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