This collection consists primarily of the fiction and nonfiction books listed on the New York Times
and Publisher's Weekly best seller lists for the past three years. Also
in the collection are winners of various awards including the National Book Award,
ALA (American Library Association) Notable Books, BCALA (Black Caucus of the
American Library Association) Awards, National Book Critics Circle awards, Minnesota
Book Awards, Pulitzer Prize winners, and others. This collection is located
on the first floor of the Library. Bestsellers
may circulate for two weeks, with possible renewals.