The book collection in both the Adult Sections and Children Sections includes Fiction and Non-Fiction books and Novels, and high demand subject books such as Sociology, Business Management, and Physiology.
The reference collection consists of a freely open collection of general and subject Dictionaries, Encyclopedias, Yearbooks, and General Fact Books and a closed collection that includes material within the Dominican and West Indian Collections, pamphlets, a black history collection and secondary and tertiary level subject texts to support the educational curriculum.
The Dominican Collection consists of mainly monographs written by Dominicans or about Dominica, biographies and Thesis from research conducted about the island. These include fiction and non-fiction books covering the island’s history, culture, folklore, literature, people, religious and political life.
Vertical File Collection
Information files containing clipped newspapers and periodical articles, brochures, leaflets, pamphlets that serve as ready reference tool.
All Dominica newspapers are acquired. The Public Libraries holding includes the current year [up to the past 10 years]. Older publications are available at the National Archives Unit.
The electronic and audiovisual material housed by the Roseau Library include CD-ROMS and Video, Audio-books
The periodical collection includes popularly magazines, journals and newsletters.