Adults

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

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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

NEA Big Read Coming Soon!

Visit any of our branches to pick up a free copy of Toni Morrison's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, Beloved to be part of the Ferguson Library's month-long, community-wide NEA Big Read this October.

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Honoring Hispanic Heritage

Join us to celebrate the Latinx community through poetry, theater, dance and an informative panel discussion.

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