People seek out their public library because it's a place where knowledge meets opportunity, offering specialized services that can't be found anywhere else. At CADL, our Core Services include free access to technology, expert assistance from skilled professionals, and a large and diverse collection.
Our computers allow cardholders to access email and social media sites, fill out online job applications, work on research projects and more.
Wi-Fi hotspots are available at all 13 of our branches and usage has increased dramatically as word has spread about this service. In 2012, usage jumped to over 100,000 hours!
Our staff offers free instruction on a variety of technology topics. These include the basics, such as using a keyboard and setting up an email account, as well as more advanced instruction for researchers and job seekers.
At CADL, we use every available tool to do what we do best—connect people to information and ideas. Our expert staff is available during open hours at our 13 branches. We also offer assistance through special services like these:
Need to know who, what, where or when? Check out our specialized databases and websites for full text articles, reference books, and more.
Because of the skyrocketing popularity of eBooks, our staff offers expert, personalized assistance to help people learn how to use this new technology.
Traditional books make up the vast majority of our collection. Currently we offer nearly a half-million of them, for all ages and interests. Use of our eBook collection contiues to grow as more and more titles are made available to libraries in this format.
CADL's movie collection currently includes nearly 24,000 titles on DVD and BluRay, along with a small collection of VHS.
Other items available to our cardholders include music CDs, magazine and newspaper subscriptions and traditional and digital audiobook formats.