We challenge you to expand your reading horizons this year. To that end, we’ve created a Reading Resolutions list just for you!

We would be happy to put any of these new books on hold for you! Download this Book Order Form (PDF) and return to us at your next Curbside Hold Pickup appointment

Other ways to place holds:

  • Call the Library at 262-532-8920
  • Email your name, library card number, and hold requests to HoldRequests@menomonee-falls.org
  • Click on any of the links below to log into our catalog and place the holds yourself

Read a Book Set in Wisconsin

American Gods by Neil Gaiman

The day before his release from prison, Shadow’s wife is killed in an accident. On his way home, he meets Mr. Wednesday, a trickster and rogue, who offers Shadow a job as his bodyguard. With nowhere left to go, Shadow accepts, and unknowingly joins the battle between the gods of yore and the neoteric gods of present-day America.

Place a hold on American Gods

More books set in Wisconsin

Read a Book in Dewey Class 791

The Princess Diarist by Carrie Fisher

Fisher’s revealing recollection of what happened on one of the most famous film sets of all time – and what developed behind the scenes. Laugh-out-loud hilarious and endlessly quotable, it brims with the candor and introspection of a diary while offering shrewd insight into the type of stardom that few will ever experience.

Place a hold on The Princess Diarist

More books in Dewey Class 791

Rediscover a Classic

A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty Smith

The coming-of-age story of young, sensitive, and idealistic Francie Nolan and her bittersweet formative years in the turn-of-the-century Williamsburg slums of Brooklyn. Poignant and moving, it is filled with compassion and cruelty, laughter and heartache, life and incident.

Place a hold on A Tree Grows in Brooklyn

More classics to rediscover

Read a Debut Novel

A Burning by Megha Majumdar

After a fiery attack on a train leaves 104 people dead, the fates of three people become inextricably entangled. A novel about fate, power, opportunity, and class; about innocence and guilt, betrayal and love, and the corrosive media cycle that manufactures falsehoods masquerading as truths. Haunting and beautiful, brutal, vibrant – impossible to forget.

Place a hold on A Burning by Megha Majumdar

More debut novels

Read Every Season

A Week in Winter by Maeve Binchy

A woman named Chicky turns a coastal Ireland mansion into a holiday resort and receives an assortment of first guests. Throughout the course of a week, they share laughter and the heartache of their respective challenges.

Place a hold on A Week in Winter

More books about the seasons

Read a Short Story or Poetry Collection

Selected Poems of Robert Frost

Over 100 of Frost’s best-known works, featuring the full contents of his first three volumes of poetry – A Boy’s Will, North of Boston, and Mountain Interval. This collection is a testament to the beauty of the master’s writing.

Place a hold on Selected Poems of Robert Frost

More short stories and poetry collections

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