Summer Reading 2014: Fizz! Boom! Read!
07/24
Thursday
7:00PM
Adults and Teens
Mah Jong Class
07/28
Monday
5:00PM
Grades 6 - 12
Teen Boot Camp
07/31
Thursday
6:30PM
Adults and Teens
Creative Writing Class
08/07
Thursday
10:30AM
Babies and walkers under 3
Story Time: Babies and walkers under 3
08/07
Thursday
4:00PM
Grades K - 12
Summer Reading ending ceremony
09/01
Monday
Library closed for Labor Day
09/03
Wednesday
4:30PM
Grades K - 2
Back to School Story Time
09/04
Thursday
6:30PM
Adults and Teens
Creative Writing Class
09/06
Saturday
1:00PM
Battle of the Books
09/11
Thursday
6:30PM
Adults and Teens
Creative Writing Class

What's goin' on.

What's going on

Summer Reading sign-up

Parents, mark your calendars: Registration for Summer Reading Program will be open June 16. Click this link to sign up online. 

Weekly sessions will begin the week of July 7.

Life at 1465

Travel Guides

Have you planned your summer vacation yet?  Monroe Free Library has travel guides that cover every state in the U.S. and countries on all the other five continents (no one vacations in Antarctica!). There are also travel magazines you can check out and read at home: Budget Travel, Conde Nast Traveler, andTravel  & Leisure.

If you're interested in day trips there are many local travel guides in the collection.  Good sources for day trips are the Hudson Valley magazine, New York magazine and Time Out New York Kids . . . And if you can't get  away this summer, borrow one of our travel DVDs and imagine that you are enjoying a nice trip!

 

 

The newsletter

By the Millpond is now a monthly publication! Our free newsletter is available at the library and includes the monthly calendar of events.

 

Quotation of the day

Batman (Bruce Wayne)

Come on, Robin, to the Bat Cave! There's not a moment to lose!

Word of the day

Lach-ry-mose

(adj.) given to tears or weeping:  tearful

Today in history

Scorching in Chicago and Gift of the Magi author exits from prison


On July 24 in:   1935, The Dust Bowl heat wave reaches its peak, sending temperatures to 109 degrees  in Chicago, Illinois and 104 in Milwaukee, WI....

Interesting things

Dronestagram


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

The Collection: Books



The Collector - Nora Roberts

When professional house-sitter Lila Emerson witnesses a murder/suicide from her current apartment-sitting job, life as she knows it takes a dramatic...

The Collection: Music



Ledges - Noah Gundersen

2014 release from the singer/songwriter. At the tender age of 24, Noah Gundersen is already a young veteran who recorded his first album on his dad...

The collection: DVD / Blu-Ray



Return to Zero

RETURN TO ZERO, starring Minnie Driver and Paul Adelstein, is based on the true story of a successful couple preparing for the arrival of their first child...

Kids cook



Sushi for beginners

Introduce your kids to the art of sushi rolling with these easy sandwiches. The tortilla does double duty as a rolling mat and a tasty wrapperWhat you...

Rainy day craft



The Great Frame-up

This is a project we made at the library on Earth Day because it is made completely with recycled materials! Well, almost completely. You need a photograph...

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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