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Adult Collection Description

Adult Fiction

The adult fiction collection provides books primarily in the English language for the wide range of interests of the general reading public, including classics of literature, popular best sellers, critically acclaimed first time authors, graphic novels, and genre fiction (romance, historical fiction, mystery, science fiction, horror, western, and so on). Current bestsellers are bought in multiple copies to satisfy anticipated demand.

Adult Nonfiction

The adult nonfiction collection provides books primarily in the English language for the wide range of interests of the general reading public, including classics in various fields and popular works and bestsellers in various fields. Books in this collection also support the research and study projects of students in grades nine and above. Textbooks are not purchased for this collection unless they are deemed the best or only work available to represent a particular subject.

Adult Reference

The adult Reference collection covers the entire range of the Dewey Decimal Classification System and is intended to provide current information on all subjects and historical information in areas where previous questions and experience indicate that it is likely to be in demand. A separate Business Reference collection is maintained to serve business professionals, individual investors, job seekers, and any other individuals seeking business-related information. This collection is maintained as a separate browsing collection for the convenience of library patrons.

Adopted 5/22/85 Rev. 4/9/96, 6/5/07



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