Adult Services

  • Ann Marie Given International Language Collection: This circulating collection of fiction and non-fiction titles in various foreign languages is located on the library's 2nd floor.
  • Audiobooks: Fiction and nonfiction audiobooks on CD can be found on the 1st floor in the audiovisual area.
  • BluRays: A collection of BluRay movies is located in the audiovisual area on the 1st floor.
  • Careers Collection: Contains books for junior and senior high school students exploring their vocational interests.
  • Cliff Notes: This can be found on the 2nd floor near the classic paperback collection.
  • DVDs: Award winning films, television shows, documentaries, and other educational DVDs are available in the audiovisual area on the 1st floor.
  • English as a Second Language (ESL) Collection: We offer books, tapes, CDs, and videocassettes for those learning English. This collection is located on the 2nd floor near the international language collection.
  • Paperback Classics: Multiple copies of paperback classics and other titles that are required reading for school assignments can be found on the 2nd floor.
  • Large Print Collection: This collection of fiction and non-fiction titles is available in a print size approximately 3 times larger than normal. This collection is found on the 1st floor.
  • Magazines and Newspapers: The library subscribes to approximately 350 general interest periodicals. Current issues can be found on the 1st floor near the front of the library. Older issues are available on shelves behind the current issues.
  • Music on CD: This collection includes vocal, sound track, country-western, jazz, classical, and instrumental selections. They circulate for a 2-week loan period and can be found in the audiovisual area on the 1st floor.
  • Oral History Collection: An archive of oral history audiotapes and transcriptions reflecting the history of Sterling Heights from rural times to its future as a municipality.
  • Video Games: A collection of Wii video games is available on the 1st floor of the library in the audiovisual area thanks to the generous funding of the Friends of the Library.
  • Young Adult Collection: This collection includes popular paperback series and hardcover fiction and can be found on the 1st floor.