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2014: What a year!

We're looking back on an exciting year before we move to our bigger, better library on Millpond Parkway.

Time to get to work.

May, 2014 - With the library staff and collection installed on Orange Turnpike, it's time to get to work on the expansion of the main building. These double...

Life at 1465


It's getting chilly out there!  Why not come in to warm up in the cozy and warm Monroe Free Library. Hop onto one of our in-house computers and catch up on your email, Facebook news, or add a new Pinterest board.  You are alway welcome to bring your laptop and tablet and log onto our free Wi-Fi connection.  It's available to you all day, every day!

The collection: Audio books

Paris Match - Stuart Woods

Stone Barrington has returned to Paris to attend to some business concerns, and finds himself embroiled in high-stakes trouble on both sides of the pond...

Today in history

Here comes the Sugarplum Fairies and bring on the moonshine

On December 18 in: 1271, Kublai Khan renames his empire "Yuan", officially marking the start of the Yuan Dynasty of Mongolia and China; 1878, John Kehoe...

Word of the day


(adj.) arousing great delight; cute or adorable.

The collection: DVD / Blu-Ray

Breaking Bad

Breaking Bad is an American crime drama television series that originally aired on the network AMC for five seasons, from January 20, 2008, to September...

Quotation of the day

William Wordsworth

Pleasure is spread through the earth
In stray gifts to be claimed by whoever shall find.

Interesting things


Ever hear of Dronestagram? It's dedicated to videos and photographs taken with drones.

The Collection: Books

Someone - Alice McDermott

One ordinary life told from the perspective of she who is living it. I do not normally read realistic or historical fiction but this book caught my eye...

The Collection: Music

Blue Smoke - Dolly Parton

Singer, songwriter, musician, actress and philanthropist Dolly Parton is proud to release her new album "Blue Smoke." The album reflects the character...

Kids cook

Summer Fresh Pasta

This is terrific for a summer lunch.What you will need:12 0z. pasta, any shape1/2 cup pine nuts (optional - they are crazy expensive - but oh so good)...

Rainy day craft

Canvas Checkerboard

Kids who learn how to play checkers always have something to do on a rainy day. Kids who make their own portable checkerboard have a game to play on car...

Science fair

The Clean Cloud

This is just so completely cool!What you will need:a bar of Ivory soapknifemicrowave ovenWhat  you do:Cut a bar of Ivory soap in half. Put one half in...
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