Adult Department

Reference

Located on the second floor, the reference desk handles requests for information  from the public. Staff provide ready reference as well as bibliographic instruction. Questions are handled in order of receipt and appointments are recommended for more detailed information needs.

Online Catalog (OPAC)

The staff also provides basic instruction for using the automated card catalog (OPAC) and registers users for the public Internet workstations.

Online Reference

The Library subscribes to several online databases, most of which can be accessed on the Internet outside of the library building. Patrons will need the 14 digit barcode number from their library cards to access these resources.

Public Internet Access

The library has ten (10) computers for public access to the Internet. Patrons will need a library card or a valid picture ID to use the Internet, for two times per day up to ninety (90). Internet usage policy.

Fiction Titles

The Library maintains a diverse fiction collection, which includes current best sellers to classics. New materials are added every week. Some titles are available in paperback format by genre.

Non-Fiction Titles

The Library maintains a diverse non-fiction collection appropriate for a Public Library environment. The collection is continually monitored for out-of-date materials and current information is continually added. There are special areas for Biographies, Cookbooks, and Hobbies & Collectibles.

Large Print Titles

The Library’s Large Print collection has both fiction and non-fiction titles. Space is limited, but new titles are added every month.

Audiobooks

The Library’s Audiobook collection has fiction, non-fiction titles and radio programs. Space is limited, but new titles are added every month.

Young Adult (Teen)

This collection is geared toward the 13 to 18 year old patrons. Materials are available in fiction, non-fiction, graphic novels and audiobooks.

Magazines and Newspapers

The Library subscribes to a variety of magazines (of all interest types) and several local and national newspapers. Older copies can be checked out by patrons.