Memorial Day weekend: Saint Paul Public Library will be closed May 23 - 25.

Novelist Plus

Access from outside of the library (library card required).

Access from inside of the library.

Search popular fiction and nonfiction titles to find new books to read.

NoveList Plus is a comprehensive online readers' advisory tool. Using NoveList Plus, you can search among hundreds of thousands of popular fiction and readable nonfiction titles, and also retrieve author read-alikes, book lists, book discussion guides, and more. 

Create an account to save your lists and search preferences, share folders with others, and create e-mail or RSS alerts for yourself.

Novelist K-8 Plus
If you are looking for books for school-age kids, try NoveList K-8 Plus - a guide to reading for elementary and middle school students.

Help Sheets


Each three-minute animated tutorial will guide you through a different feature of NoveList.

Subscription purchased by the Metropolitan Library Service Agency (MELSA), with funding from state and federal tax revenues.

Novelist Plus