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The Library owns over 800,000 books for all ages, most of which you may borrow.

Books for Adults:

  • Adult fiction (primarily novels)
  • Popular books recently published
  • Adult non-fiction
  • Graphic novels
  • Large print books
  • Paperbacks

For more information on books, including the latest best-seller lists, and information on popular authors, check out our “Shelf Help” section.

Books for Young Adults:

  • Young adult fiction (novels for grades 9-12)
  • Young adult non-fiction
  • Graphic novels

Books for Children:

  • Board books (for babies and toddlers)
  • Picture books (mostly for preschoolers through 3rd grade)
  • Easy Readers (for beginning readers)
  • Juvenile non-fiction (for all ages)
  • Juvenile fiction (chapter books for grades 2-8)
  • Juvenile paperbacks (all ages)
  • Juvenile graphic novels
  • Readalongs
  • Large print
  • Check out our Kids’ Page for recommended titles.

Books in Other Languages:

Several branches have small collections of books in languages other than English. These collections include both adult and children's titles.


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