Frequently Asked Questions

Answers to your frequent questions are provided below.  If you do not find your question answered, feel free to contact the Library for more information.

Can I bring coffee with me?
How does the library decide what to add to the collection?
Do you buy books or is everything donated?
Will you buy something for your collection if I recommend it?
Are you handicapped accessible?
Do you have a photocopier?
Do you have a fax service?
Do you have a color printer?
Does the Library have wifi?

Can I bring coffee with me into the library?

You can bring covered drinks and light snacks. Check out our Keurig where we also sell a variety of coffees and teas. We ask that you be careful with food and drink around the library books and computers and please throw away your trash. TOP

How does the library decide what to add to the collection?

Our librarians routinely check reviews in professional magazines such as BookList. We also check other review sources such as the NYTimes Book Review and reviews that appear in other popular magazines. And we also will often made additions to the collection based on patron requests. TOP

Do you buy books or is everything donated?

Although some of the donated materials that we receive goes into the collection (either as new entries or to replace worn or discarded copies) the vast majority of what you’ll find on our shelves has been purchased. We try to find the best discount available, purchasing from our jobber (Baker & Taylor), direct from the publisher or from other appropriate, low-priced sources. TOP

Will you buy something for your collection if I recommend it?

We take your recommendations very seriously, however we won’t automatically buy a patron request. We assess the value to the collection, taking into account cost, format, availability elsewhere and general appropriateness for addition to the collection. If past history is an indicator however, we have usually been able to accommodate most requests. TOP

Are you handicapped accessible?

Yes. We have a large door for entry with no obstruction, as well a large unisex bathroom. If you have any special needs please let us know. TOP

Do you have a photocopier?

Yes. Black & White copies are 10¢ each.  Color copies are 25¢ each. TOP

Do you have a fax service?

Yes. You can receive and send faxes at the library for $1.00 per fax. TOP

Do you have a color printer?

Yes, our computers are connected to black ink and color printers. TOP

Does the Library have wifi?

Yes, the Library has free wifi in the building and the parking lot. TOP