Get to Know Your Collection!
You know Fiction, Nonfiction, Young Adult, and Juvenile… But did you know that we have special collections of books based on specific topics? Get to know your collection below.
|English as a Second Language*
|Do you want to learn English? ¿Quieres aprender inglés?
Voulez-vous apprendre l'anglais? Our ESL collection features
workbooks, dictionaries, grammar books, DVDs, CDs, and
readalongs—all for you to borrow, for free, with your library card!
The collection includes Ingles sin Barreras, Side by Side Plus, and
OED Picture Dictionaries. Dual language dictionaries include
Spanish, French, Creole, Arabic, and Russian.
¡Busque nuestro catálogo en español! Haga clic en
'Seleccionar idioma' en la parte superior derecha de la página.
|This is a collection of reliable and current health
books for patrons of all ages. Are you tired of
browsing health books and not knowing if you can trust
the latest information touted by celebrity doctors?
Turn to our Consumer Health Collection, which empowers
you to make knowledgeable health choices
for you and your family.
|Find your study guides here!
We have a large and up-to-date collection
of study guides for tests such as
ASVAB, GRE, GED, TASC, SAT, ACT, NCLEX, TABE,
TOEFL, and more.
|Adult Graphic Novels
|Find our adult comic books and graphic
novels in their own location on the 2nd floor.
Here you will find all books that use visual
art to tell the story. From Watchmen and March
to Peanuts and Ms. Marvel – discover a unique
collection of stories. Children’s graphic novels
are on the 1st floor, and YA graphic novels are
on the 3rd floor.
1st floor Children’s Department
|We bet you thought there were only books
for children in the Children’s Department!
In fact, we have a collection of books on a
multitude of parenting topics for parents of
children of all ages. Be sure to browse this
section while your child reads, studies, or
attends a program.
|YA Book Club
3rd floor Teen Department
|Elizabeth teen patrons can start
their own Book Club! Each Book Club kit
comes with up to six copies of a book, a
discussion guide, and a recommended reading
list. A patron can “hold” any number of books
for book club members, who then have five
days to come and collect the book. Book Club
picks include The Hate U Give, March, and
Queer: A Graphic History.
2nd floor Balcony
|Looking to learn more about your favorite
musician, thinker, writer, or artist? We now
have all of our biographies in one location,
up on the 2nd floor balcony. Our new biographies
can be found on the 2nd floor by the new books.
Please note that some memoirs will be located
throughout the general nonfiction collection.
*In 2018, Elizabeth Public Library received a grant to improve and build our adult literacy materials.
This project is supported by funds from the Institute of Museum and Library Services and administered by the New Jersey State Library.