Find your next great read!
YA First Chapter Fridays
Welcome to YA First Chapter Fridays on YouTube! Every Friday at noon, listen to the first chapter of a great book recommended for teens and tweens by St. Mary’s County Library staff. We hope you get hooked and want to read the rest!
On the Shelf
Find reviews and recommendations for books, movies, music, library resources, and more, written by your favorite librarians!
Novelist K-8 and Novelist Plus (Library card required)
These resources allow you to find great books you’ll love to read. Find books that are similar to ones you’ve already read, look up favorite authors, or get a list of all the books in your favorite series.
Book Awards and Booklists
Lists of award-winning books and various booklists to select from.
OverDrive’s Teen Room (Library card required)
Check out an eBook or digital audiobook today!
Reading Recommendations and More from Beanstack
Looking for something to listen to or watch?
Try hoopla digital with your library card. You can borrow up to 5 titles per month from thousands of movies, TV shows, music albums, eBooks, comics, and audiobooks using a smartphone, tablet, laptop, or computer.
Crackle has movies, TV series and original content you won’t find anywhere else.
Internet Archive – Audio
Recordings ranging from alternative news programming, to Grateful Dead concerts, to Old Time Radio shows, to book and poetry readings, to original music uploaded by users. Many of these audios and MP3s are available for free download.
Internet Archive – Video
Digital movies uploaded by Internet Archive users which range from classic full-length films, to daily alternative news broadcasts, to cartoons and concerts. Many of these videos are available for free download.
Create a free account and listen to music and podcasts from your favorite artists, or find your new favorite.