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Libraries update genres used for adult fiction 

19/12/2012 

A customer browses one of our shelves. Auckland Libraries can now confirm the genres it will use for adult fiction.

New spine labels for the fiction will also be introduced; these will show the name of the genre.

The Auckland Libraries fiction genres are:

  • ACTION - Plus sub-genres of Nautical action, Historical action
  • CRIME - Plus subgenre of Historical crime
  • SCIENCE FICTION
  • FANTASY
  • HORROR
  • ROMANCE - Plus sub-genres of Historical romance, Paranormal romance, Romantic suspense and Erotic romance
  • HISTORICAL
  • WESTERN
  • CLASSIC - Used for selected classic titles with a publication date older than 50 years.
  • SHORT STORIES - Used for fiction short stories by one or more authors.
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