Adult Services

Connect with the community, find the information you need, or discover your next great read.

Never stop learning

Build reading skills

Reading Skills for Today's Adults offers leveled, short stories paired with easy-to-follow audio recordings. They're perfect for adults who want to improve their reading skills.

Reading Skills for Today's Adults 

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Ready to jump-start your career by earning your GED or a professional certification? We have study guides to help you prepare.

GED testing in Charlotte County is available through Charlotte Technical College.

GED Study Guides  Professional Exams 

Learning English (ESL)

Working on your English skills? Practice your skills with others in our English Conversation Practice group! You can also start learning online with USA Learns or enroll in a citizenship class through the Immigrant Learning Center.

English Practice Group  ESL Books 

I need help with...

Use our library computers to work on your resume, find local employers, and apply for jobs online.

Local employers 

Books about job searching 

We can help you find up-to-date legal forms, living will documents, and property records.

During tax season, we'll have tax forms available for free.

Find a webinar or schedule a counseling appointment with SHINE, our community partner.

SHINE Medicare Counseling 

Our tech-savvy staff can help you get started using our technology or your own device. For more in-depth help, make an appointment or try our Advice for Your Device program.

Advice for Your Device 

If you're unable to drive to the library, we can deliver to your door.

Apply now 

We don't provide notary services, but we can help you find someone who does.

Local notaries 

Need a different kind of assistance? Our reference librarians will help you find the information you need.

Research help 

Beyond the basics

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Requesting materials

Can't find the book in our catalog? We can probably get it for you.

Learn how 
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Volunteer

Volunteers can help shelve books, prepare program supplies, and more.

Read more 
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Makerspaces

Come create with us! Our equipment is free to use.

Read more 

Staff Picks: Summer 2024

What to Read Next

Staff Picks: Summer 2024

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Cover image for Saving Michelangelo's dome : how three mathematicians and a pope sparked an architectural revolution
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Cover image for The demon of unrest : a saga of hubris, heartbreak, and heroism at the dawn of the Civil War
Cover image for The shadow of war : a novel of the Cuban Missile Crisis
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Join in

Find your people at the library! Browse the groups below to read together, connect with a community group, and more. See a full schedule of upcoming events on our calendar.

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Lead a program

Do you have expertise you'd like to share with our community? Many of our programs and groups are organized by patrons like you. Contact the supervisor at your local library branch to inquire.