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Reading Recommendations

Book Connect

Not sure what to read next? Don't have time to browse? Let us personally select books for you through our Book Connect service! Fill out this brief survey to tell us about your reading preferences, and a librarian will choose five books based on the information you’ve provided. You will be notified when those books are available for pickup.

Reading Lists


Beanstack is a website that helps you and your family discover books, keep track of your reading, and reach reading goals.

NoveList Plus

NoveList Plus is the premiere database of reading recommendations, available through libraries around the world presenting fiction, nonfiction and audiobooks and includes expert recommendations, reviews, articles, lists and more. 

Book Clubs

We offer two book clubs for ages 18 and up. The Brown Bag Book Club meets on the second Friday of every month at noon. Thursday Night Thrillers, especially designed for mystery readers, meets on the third Thursday of every month at 7 pm. See a list of past and upcoming title selections, and email libraryprograms@cityofmissionviejo.org for more information about joining our book clubs.

Book Club Kits

Hosting your own book club meetings is easy when you check out one of our Book Club Kits. We offer kits for both kids and adults. Each kit checks out for 42 days and includes multiple book copies, thought-provoking discussion questions, author information, book reviews, and suggestions for further reading. Kids’ Book Club Kits also contain craft and activity ideas-- everything you need to host a successful book club for any age! Browse our selection of Book Club Kits today! 

Staff Book Picks

Visit the library's Facebook page to see short videos of all of the books our staff are currently reading.