Books, eBooks & DVDs

If you cannot imagine a life without books, you have come to the right page!  Enjoy learning about new books, researching books for discussion, and discovering new authors!  

East Providence Public Library has always had a fabulous film collection.  DVDs arrive daily!
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Book Sizzle
Get some reading suggestions in various categories such as Fiction, Non Fiction, Romance, Teens and more.

Designed by librarians, this is a great database  for anyone involved in a book club or anyone who loves to read!  NoveList offers so much:  book discussion guides; the order of  a series;  novels on a particular theme; read-alikes; articles about books and reading;  author biographies.

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Literary Reference Center
Literary Reference Center is a full-text database that combines information from books and literary journals as well as original content from EBSCO Publishing.  Literary Reference Center contains plot summaries, synopses and work overviews, literary criticism, author biographies, book reviews, poems, short stories, author interviews, and classic texts.

Novels for students
This 16 volume  e-book provides critical overviews of over 200 well-known novels from various cultures and time periods. It includes discussions of plot, characters, themes and structure as well as the work’s cultural and historical significance.


Good Reads
Do you love to talk to people about books, but just don’t have enough opportunity or time?  Good Reads is a great place to share what you are reading and to get reviews and recommendations from other readers. Many use this excellent electronic resource just to keep track of what they read.


Download free eBooks @ the RI Ezone


   Download to your Kindle, Nook or other compatible eReader

Did you know that there are no fines or late fees with eBooks?  You can have six eBooks and/or audio books checked out at any given time.  Take the time to read our eBooks’ guides.





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