Reader Services

Recommended Reading:

Wednesday Book Club

Our Wednesday Morning Book Club meets the third Wednesday of each month at 10:00 AM. Meetings are currently being held in person in the Library's Large Meeting Room. Titles are selected on an annual basis by a group vote.

The library provides copies of the book for checkout, with extended due dates to accommodate book discussion dates. To check out our next book discussion title, please stop at the Reference Desk during library open hours.

If you have any questions, please contact

Next meeting date: Wednesday, December 13* at 10:00 AM. 

*December discussion is the 2nd Wednesday of the month.*

Lessons in Chemistry

Lessons in Chemistry

Not Sure What To Read Next?

Reader's Advisory Form

Submit a few books and/or authors you have liked in the past and our librarians will provide you with some suggestions! Want to try something different? Send us some ideas of what you are looking for!  Fill out our Reader's Advisory Form to get started.

NoveList Plus

Need a recommendation? Try out NoveList Plus. NoveList can help you find books by genre, popularity, or title and author read-alikes. You can also find book discussion questions, and save books to your personal account. Accessible with your Fitchburg library card.

New Arrivals


Can't Find What You Want?

  • Request a purchase - If you can't find the book you want you can request that we buy it.
  • Outerlibrary Loan - Some items from outside of the South Central Library System can be borrowed through outerlibrary loan. To select this option, fill out and submit the outerlibrary loan form. We will request the item for you and have it delivered to the Fitchburg Public Library for you to borrow. Some restrictions and special rules apply.  Please call the reference desk at (608) 729-1763 with questions or for more information.
Visit us online to see what we're reading, our ratings, and reviews!

Fitchburg Public's currently-reading book montage

The Chase
The Blue Sweater: Bridging the Gap Between Rich and Poor in an Interconnected World
The Restaurant at the End of the Universe
Bury the Lead

Fitchburg Public Library's favorite books »