Did you just finish reading a book and are not sure what to read next? No problem! Take a few minutes to fill out the form below and let the library help you. You will receive a personalized list of authors and titles recommended just for you.
Unlike Amazon or Goodreads, your recommended list will be prepared by people and not by machine algorithms. Be forewarned that some of the choices may be quirky, adventurous, whimsical, or all the above.
Complete and submit your reading profile below. The more information you give us, the more we can match your tastes with books curated just for you.
Submit My Reading Profile
Meet the Librarians
Juvenile Literature, YA Fiction, Adult Nonfiction, Society & Culture
Nature, Gardening, Science, Design, Travel, Architecture, Arts
Graphic Novels, Manga, Anime, LGBTQIA, Science Fiction, Horror, Fantasy
YA Literature, Women's Fiction, Manga, Romance, Self-Development
Graphic Novels, Mystery, Psychological Thrillers, Historical Fiction
Film/Cinema, Travel, Fitness, Suspense, Self-Development, Fiction
Fantasy, Science Fiction, Classics, Graphic Novels, Manga, Comics
Thriller, Horror, Mystery, Dystopian, Suspense, Cooking, Crafting
Picture Books, Juvenile Fiction & Non-Fiction, Audiobooks
Historical Mystery, Catholic/Christian Fiction, Biography
Graphic Novels, Visual Arts, Art/Architecture, Social Sciences
LGBTQIA, Latinx & BIPOC Literature, DIY, Urban Agriculture, Gardening
Frequently Asked Questions
Why is the library doing this?
We believe that part of the San Diego Public Library’s mission is to foster and build communities around the love of reading. Just as our San Diego Public Library staff provides reading recommendations to library users in person and over the phone, MatchBook is our way of extending that service online.
For more information, contact us at MatchBook@sandiego.gov
. For other events at the San Diego Public Library's Central Library and 35 branches, or to search for materials in the Library's catalog or to find links to numerous additional resources and programs, please visit www.SanDiegoLibrary.org
, or call the Library at (619) 236-5800.