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Readers' Café

Readers Café

One Maryland One Book

The Boys in the Boat book coverThis year's One Maryland One Book is The Boys in the Boat:  Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics by Daniel Brown.

For eight years, One Maryland One Book has brought together local communities in the state of Maryland an opportunity to share and discuss the experience of reading the same book.

Want to know more about this book?  Read a review from one of our librarians.

We are excited to have many book discussions about this year's choice at our branches.  We invite you to join us.

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What Do I Check Out Next

What Do i Check Out Next?

What Do I Check Out Next?

Let us help you find the next book to check out! Get personalized book suggestions from the experts - your MCPL librarians! 
Here's how it works:
  • Fill out our form and tell us about what you like to read. 
  • We'll email you a list of three to five books that our readers' advisory experts have chosen for you. 

We'll let you know what books you'll love to check out next!

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Learn to Download e-Books

Download eBooks

Bring your device and learn how to download free library e-books. See our upcoming e-book workshops at MCPL libraries

Susan Crandall

Susan Crandall discusses her novel Whistling Past the Graveyard (2014), a coming of age story set in the South. Her new novel, The Flying Circus (2015), features barnstorming pilots in the Midwest. Susan Crandall, a former dental hygienist, was always an avid reader and is now an author of several books. Check out one of her books today!