Adult Services

About the Adult Department

The Adult Services Department is home to extensive collections of print books, digital materials, historical documents, and the cutting-edge technology of our Innovative Items Collection. Adult Services librarians coordinate a wide variety of programming for adults, including book discussions, lectures, and craft programs. Whether you need help with a research question or a recommendation of what to read next, RHPL librarians are here to help.

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Favorite Author's Club

Choose from a list of 40 popular authors and automatically receive holds for new titles.

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Find your next read

Subscribe to timely newsletters about your favorite genres, bestsellers, and subjects, and sign up for new item alerts from your favorite authors.

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Book Discussion Kits

Find information about the library’s book discussion groups, and browse guides and resources for running your own.

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Local History

View our archives, collections, and links to helpful community websites.

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Buzz Reads

A librarian-curated collection of rising popular fiction and non-fiction.

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