All hardcover books in the Center are cataloged into a database located on the premises. The database is updated as books are rotated out of the Center, making it as current as the collection.The database can be searched by subject, author, and keyword. which facilitates the research needs of patrons.
The Center's permanent collection consists of award winning books, professional materials, books designated as instructional materials, foreign language books, wordless picture books, autographed books, and books on tape. The award winning books, which make up the bulk of the permanent collection, include: