All libraries will close at 5:00 PM on Wednesday, November 26
and be closed Thursday, November 27 for Thanksgiving.

Press Kit - DCL for Adults

Press Kit

DOUGLAS COUNTY LIBRARIES FOR ADULTS:

We offer an astounding breadth of interesting and entertaining programs for adults, including reading programs, visits from popular authors, talks about what to read next, genealogy classes, current events discussions, business learning and networking, plus classes in personal finance, parenting, sustainable living, travel, Spanish and more.

Volunteer Opportunities

Involvement is easy at DCL, whether you prefer working with the public or behind the scenes. Opportunities range from administrative activities to shelving returned materials; helping with children’s programs to working with seniors, or representing the library at community functions or special library events. Benefits include gaining skills and community connections, fulfilling community service requirements, making new friends, and getting experience that may help with a job search or resume.

Research Resources

Douglas County Libraries cardholders enjoy access to popular research tools such as Consumer Reports, Ancestry.com, Chilton Auto Repair Manuals, Mango Languages, Optimal Resume, and CliffsNotes. Free online research resources also include digital versions of respected newspapers, magazines, books, encyclopedias and other reliable reference works. 

Literacy Services

Through our classes and one-to-one tutoring services, we help adults prepare for the GED, learn English as a second language through practice groups and book clubs, prepare for U.S. Citizenship testing and improve their skills in computer literacy, reading, writing and math.

Ask Us

Our professional librarians are your personal avenue to elusive information, exciting book suggestions and helpful library resources. They can also help you learn to use your e-reader, access the Internet, book a meeting room and more.

BizInfo

Our business librarians help established small businesses with personalized market research and lists, business operation assistance and industry trend information. For entrepreneurs, we provide help with business planning, registration and start-up information.