There are two basic ways to look for your next library book. You can browse, that is, look among all the books in a collection for something that appeals to you. You can also target your search with a few easy tricks and tools. This page talks mostly about targeting your search, though the bottom of the page shows covers from our collection.
"Tricks" (appeal factors) are simply ways to notice what it is that you like about the books you like. Tricks include thinking about aspects like:
"Tools" are guides (think websites or apps) that let you winnow through many options by the tricks that you have identified. There are many, many ways and tools to sort through books. A few of the most useful and popular are listed below.