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Adult Collections: Fiction & Non-fiction Books & Movies
Of the Library's roughly quarter million books, about one-third is adult non-fiction arranged using the Dewey Decimal System for organization by subject. Another one-third is adult fiction (novels) arranged alphabetically by author's last name. The non-fiction section has about 5,000 biographies arranged in alphabetical order by the name of the subject person. Adult Fiction and Non-fiction are on the second floor.

Large Type Books
In addition to the second floor adult collection, there are about 11,000 Large Type books both fiction and non-fiction on the first floor.

Audio-Visual Section
The Audio-Visual section on the first floor has more than 20,000 DVD movies and documentaries, around 7,000 music CDs, about 3,500 audiobooks, and close to 300 graphic novels. If you like to set up book discussion groups, there are also a hundred or so book club kits available for check-out, with 10 copies of the book plus a discussion guide.

See additional information about programs of interest for adults.

Children's Collections
The Children's Department collections consist of more than 72,000 items in non-fiction, fiction, videos, and magazines geared to readers from kindergarten to 14 years, for the benefit of younger readers. There are also materials for parents and home-schoolers.

Computers & Internet
There are four filtered Internet stations and four kids' games computers.The games computers also have office programs installed on them for doing homework.

See our Children's Page for additional information about children's programs.

Teen Pit - For Young Adults Only
The Teen Pit on the second floor contains more than 8,000 items divided into fiction (including graphic novels and paperback books), non-fiction, biographies, magazines, reference, and music geared to the 14 to 18 age group, in a relaxed atmosphere somewhat separated from the surrounding area by a glass wall.

Computers & Internet
There are eight filtered Internet stations, two of which also have games and office programs, in the Teen Pit for use by those 18 years old and under.

See our TeenLink page for additional information about programs for teens.