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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

Phil Klay

First time novelist and National Book Award winner Phil Klay talks about the war in Iraq and how it inspired his book Redeployment. Phil Klay is a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps.