From digital media to community resources to recommended reads, we’ve got you covered. Take a deep dive into one of our research databases, find out about upcoming author events or English language classes. We’re here to get you where you need to go.

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Featured Online Research Resources

Small Business Resource Center (Gale Business: Entrepreneurship)

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Gale Business: Entrepreneurship - Support for prospective and current entrepreneurs, covering all aspects of starting and operating a business, including accounting, human resources, management, marketing, and taxes. Includes the entire Business Plans Handbook Series with hundreds of sample business plans created by real-life business people.

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Pronunciator - Comprehensive language learning software supports learning of 80 languages and ESL lessons for speakers of 50 different languages. Featuring flashcards, conversations, downloadable textbooks, learners’ manual, phrasebooks, culture and business information, and pronunciation

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Novelist Plus

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Novelist Plus contains reviews of both fiction and nonfiction, plot summaries, book discussion guides, and recommendations.

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Adult Library Updates

Celebrate Book Lovers Day with Reading Recommendations

Need help finding your next read after finishing a great book? On this Book Lovers Day, and every day, we've got you covered. Simply fill out this form and within 24 hours a librarian will send you three suggestions based on your preferences.

You can also sign up here for tailored monthly updates with new and notable titles based on your genre favorites.

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Ferguson Library Job Opportunities

The library is hiring. We have a number of positions open and welcome candidates who are committed to excellent customer service and want to work in a collegial environment at an organization that matters to the community.

We invite you to consider us as a place to begin or grow your career.

See our open positions. 

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