The collection covering adult books consists of, but is not limited to, popular best sellers, critically-acclaimed first time authors, short stories, historical fiction, Christian fiction, adventure, spy/espionage, thriller/suspense, psychological suspense, family saga, horror, and classics in both print and digital formats. The following genres are also part of this collection:
The primary goal of this collection is to provide leisure reading materials and literary classics to adults. Classics are those titles that have an enduring quality and have withstood the test of time. In order to meet this goal, the Library:
strives to provide a broad range of reading materials to meet the variety of likes and tastes of all patrons.
strives to provide a balanced collection of popular reading materials found in all genres and a core collection of classical literature.
evaluates patron requests either through book reviews, or knowledge and popularity of the author. Patron requests are given serious consideration and added to the collection as warranted and as budget allows.
purchases selected fiction titles appearing on the New York Times best-seller list without the benefit of a review knowing that there is a heavy demand for these titles.
Purchases and buying patterns are determined in large part by:
best seller listings, award winning selection lists, and general journal publications.
availability of a fully developed collection at the main library.
Materials generally retained in the fiction collection consist of:
titles in a series.
titles in popular demand.
Materials generally weeded from this collection consist of: