Summer Reading 2014: Fizz! Boom! Read!
07/28
Monday
2:00PM
Babies and walkers under 2
Baby Play Time
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
09/09
Tuesday
10:30AM
Babies and walkers under 3
Story Time: Babies and walkers under 3

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.

 

The collection: Audio books



Lean In - Sheryl Sandberg

Thirty years after women became 50 percent of the college graduates in the United States, men still hold the vast majority of leadership positions in government...

The collection: DVD / Blu-Ray



Stage Fright

The young students at a prestigious performing-arts camp fall prey to a murderous psychopath in this darkly comic slasher film featuring Meat Loaf and...

Quotation of the day

A. A. Milne

Did you ever stop to think, and forget to start again?

Word of the day

higg•le•de•pigg•le•dy

(adv.) in a disoriented or random manner;  (adv.)  confused; jumbled.

Today in history

Army B-25 and the Kennewick Man is discovered


On July 28 in   1868, the 14th Amendment to the United States Constitution is certified, establishing African American citizenship and guaranteeing due...

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...

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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