The above is a link to a great article. At the bottom of the article, are links to more info, if you want to read more.
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It is recommended to lift an amount of weight that is manageable to a minimum of eight reps, and then try to increase the amount of reps as you get stronger. When you can do 15 reps (for two sets) and feel like you could do more, it's time to increase the weight you are lifting.
When you increase the weight, it should feel challenging to lift by the time you hit eight reps. And so on.....
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