How do I search for different formats, such as large print or DVDs?

The search on our website is pretty smart. You can put the format you want right into your search, and the results will limit to the format you want. For example, give these searches a try:

  • new mystery books
  • kids books
  • vampire romance ebooks
  • large print mysteries
  • Spanish DVDs

If you use words like "new," the search will know you want items recently added to the catalog.

If you use any word that indicates format (DVD, large print, audiobook, book, ebook, music), it will limit the results to that kind of item. This is by far the easiest way to limit to format.

The next easiest way is to limit using the filters in the results list. Read about filters here.

You can also use Advanced Search to limit to formats, but you have to remember to go to Advanced Search at the outset. You indicate which format you want by checking the boxes at the bottom of the form.

If you'd like to learn more, read more tips on doing searches in this FAQ.