Books & Authors

Premium Resources

These resources are available in the library, and can also be used by Jeffersonville Township Public Library cardholders at home or on mobile devices.

Contemporary Authors Online Contemporary Authors Online Find biographical information on more than 149,000 modern novelists, poets, playwrights, nonfiction writers, journalists and scriptwriters.
Hoopla hoopla is a digital content platform that allows our patrons to check out up to 5 items per month! Choose from over 600,000 eBooks, eAudiobooks, comics, movies, TV episodes, and full-length music albums! You can stream content from their website at or download the app to your iOS, Android, or Kindle Fire device. Check out their FAQs for more information.
LitFinder LitFinder LitFinder provides access to literary works and authors throughout history and includes more than 150,000 full-text poems and 800,000+ poetry citations, as well as short stories, speeches, and plays.
NoveList Plus NoveList Plus is a Reader’s Advisory database searchable by genre, appeal, etc., aiming to inspire library patrons to find their next great book. Use it to find readalikes for your favorite books or authors!
NoveList K-8 Plus A readers’ advisory resource for finding fiction and nonfiction authors and titles of interest for children in kindergarten through 8th grade.
OverDrive JTPL cardholders can download eBooks and eAudiobooks with a library card.

General Websites

Award Winning Books
Find current and past winners of prestigious local, national, and international literary awards (listed alphabetically by region):

» Indiana Awards

» National (U.S.) Awards

» International Awards

Local Libraries » Indiana
Local Libraries » Kentucky
New York Times Best Sellers
Authoritatively ranked lists of books sold in the United States, sorted by format and genre.
The Poetry Foundation
The Poetry Foundation, publisher of Poetry magazine, is an independent literary organization committed to a vigorous presence for poetry in our culture.