The Reading Room

The Reading Room

Reading Revels Challenge

Join us for Reading Revels, a year-long reading challenge from San Juan Island Library.

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Literary Salon

book and fireplace

This informal group meets on the third Thursday of the month at 7 pm. Gathered around the warm fireplace, attendees share their thoughts on books they are reading or have read. Hosted by Library Director Laurie Orton, an email is sent out monthly with all the recommended and discussed titles.

New Fiction

New Non Fiction

Our favorites

Online resources for readers


Library visitors and patrons now have 2 ways to access the New York Times online!


Ever wanted to read more in a particular genre? Novelist has resources for that perfect ‘next read’.


A great site for all lovers of Literature, especially the Classics. Here you will find all about your favorite authors, bibliographies, genre suggestions and more.