Oakville Reads User Guide

OPL's online book club is hosted through Goodreads. You need an account at www.goodreads.com to join Oakville Reads.

If you do not have a Goodreads account, start at Step 1.

If you already have a Goodreads account, sign in and then go to Step 2.

STEP 1 - Create a Goodreads Account.

  • Go to www.goodreads.com. Enter your name, e-mail address and a password under Create a free account in the upper right-hand corner.
  • The next page gives you the option to connect your Goodreads account to social media networks such as Facebook and Twitter. Follow the instructions if you wish to do so. If not, click skip this step and proceed to the next page.
  • Select your favorite genres. Click Continue. Goodreads uses this information to "make better book recommendations and customize your browsing experience".
  • Click Continue to move to the "Rate Books that You've Read" page.
  • Book recommendations from the selected genres will be displayed. You can
    • ignore these suggestions
    • indicate that you Want to Read some of them
    • rate the books you have already read.

Complete this process at any time or opt out by clicking on I'm finished rating on the top right-hand side of the page.

STEP 2 - Join Oakville Reads.

  • Find Community in the Goodreads website header. Click on the arrow next to Community and select Groups from the drop-down list. Do a search for Oakville Reads. Select it, and on the next page, click on Join Group.
  • The next screen prompts you to select group discussion e-mail settings. Make your selection, and click on Join Group.

You are now a member of Oakville Reads. Welcome to our book club.

Logging In

To log in and contribute to Oakville Reads, sign in to your Goodreads account with your email address and password. Find Community in the Goodreads website header. Click on the arrow next to Community and select Groups from the drop-down list. Under My Groups, select Oakville Reads.

Questions? Please contact us at OPLBookClub@oakville.ca



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