Holiday Hours

Limited Library services on Thursday, December 14 due to necessary hardware and software updates. Details

The Republic Branch Library is closed for shelving renovations through Monday, Dec. 11. The branch will reopen Tuesday, Dec. 12.
Drive-up service continues during the renovations, Monday-Saturday from 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m.

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Books & Authors

Finding Book Reviews

When looking for book reviews, it is useful to know the author's name, book's complete title and the publication year of the book. The publication year is crucial to finding published book reviews. Books are usually reviewed within 12-24 months of publication, but some nonfiction books may not be reviewed until several years after the publication date.  Check inside the book itself for the publication date.  In many cases, the Library’s catalog can also give you this information.

Once you know the book’s author, title and publication date, it's time to decide where to look.


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