Library News

  • Nov 24

    The library's Wednesday and Sunday hours will permanently change beginning on December 1st. The library will be open from 12:00 - 8:00 on Wednesdays and from 10:00 - 3:00 on Sundays.

  • Nov 12

    Monroe Free Library's Snowflake Raffle has begun! Enter for your chance to win one of our two prize packages: a Local Gift Card Jackpot worth $400 or a Nintendo Switch Lite! Click here for more details.

  • Nov 11

    If you haven’t used the FREE Libby app yet to borrow digital titles from the library, join us for our Learning Libby with the Experts webinar! This webinar is chock full of information about the Libby app, from the basics to our favorite tips and tricks. Register here:

  • Oct 20

    We're enhancing our Reference Collection with knowledge-boosting QR codes. Read about it here, or come and check it out!

  • Oct 01

    Fan Favorite, Miss Dorey, returns with her online Sign Language Storytime! New episodes will drop every Friday at 10AM on our Facebook Page!

  • Sep 01

    Beginning Wednesday, September 1st, Monroe Free Library will once again require visitors to wear a mask. This decision is in accordance with guidance from the Orange County Health Department that individuals should wear masks in indoor public settings regardless of their vaccination status.

  • Aug 16

    Monroe Free Library will return to our standard Wednesday and Sunday hours beginning September 8th. On Wednesday, September 8th will be open from 1PM-9PM and on Sunday, September 12 will be open from 12PM-5PM.

  • Aug 14

    Summer Reading 2021 has come to a close! Congratulations to our Raffle Winners, Mohamed, Olivia, Hunter and Skyler. Thank you for reading with us this year!

  • Jun 23

    Community Room B is now available for reservation! Click here for more information and to request a reservation.

  • Jun 16

    Beginning on June 30th, the library will be open from 12-8PM on Wednesdays.Additionally, our new Summer Sunday Hours will begin on July 11th. The library will be open from 10AM-3PM on Sundays in July and August.

  • Jun 07

    The countdown to Summer Reading 2021 has begun! We've officially launched summer reading signup via READsquared.  Use this link to sign up!

  • May 25

    The Monroe Free Library Trustees are pleased to announce the appointment of Amanda Piekart Primiano as the library's new Executive Director as of May 1, 2021. Read the Full Press Release Here.

  • May 31

    The library will be closed Monday, May 31st for Memorial Day.

  • May 19

    Beginning Thursday, May 20th, Study Room A will once again become available for public use. Make a reservation online right here.

  • Apr 13

    After 37 years of dedicated service, Monroe Free Library's Executive Director is retiring this month. Read our press release here.

  • Apr 01

    The library is returning to its standard schedule of access on April 1st. The library will be open until 8 o'clock on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays and until 9 o'clock on Wednesdays.

  • Feb 25

    The library will begin charging fines again beginning on March 1st. If you have outstanding materials, please try to return them before that date. We will remain Fine Free for Seniors over 62 years old.

  • Feb 24

    Our first virtual cooking program, In the Kitchen with Sue, is now available to watch on our Facebook page. Check it out!

  • Jan 29

    Our Crafting at Home series for Kids and Teens is returning Monday February 8th! See them all on Facebook.

  • Jan 14

    Monroe Free Library will remain fine free until March 1st, 2021. We may re-evaluate as that date approaches.

  • Jan 12

    The library will be closed Monday, January 18th for Martin Luther King Jr Day.

  • Dec 15

    Beginning 12/21, we are temporarily changing our hours of operation. We will close at 7PM on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays. All other days will remain the same.

  • Sep 02

    The library has returned to its normal schedule of operation. A mask is required to enter the building.

  • Jul 20

    Monroe Free Library is now open! You must wear a mask to enter the library.

  • Jul 01

    The library will be closed Saturday, July 4th, for Independence Day.

  • Jun 12

    On Monday, June 22, Monroe Free Library will begin offering curbside pickup services. Click here for the full details.

  • May 28

    Virtual Summer Reading begins June 1st! Check it out here.

  • Mar 15

    In the interest of public health, the library will be closed until further notice. Please watch this website for updates.

  • Feb 20

    We've gotten an internet upgrade! You can expect a connection up to 8 times faster when connected to our free WiFi.

  • Nov 06

    Our budget proposition passed! Thank you, Monroe!

  • Oct 29

    A warm welcome to Ana Rodriguez, our newest Monroe Free Library Trustee!

  • Aug 27

    Skoufis and Brabenec announce $9,710 for Monroe Free Library. Details here.

  • May 29

    Our Community Bucket program has launched with great fanfare! See if you can spot the bins in the wild.

  • Feb 26

    The library has added the Empire Pass to our collection!

  • Jan 22

    The Monroe Free Library Trustees had a chance to have fun and team up with the community by meeting at Rest Haven. Read the press release here.

  • Jan 15

    Welcome to our new Trustees, Patricia Asprea-Wright and Carol Connell Cannon!

  • Jan 21

    The library will be closed Monday, January 21st for Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

  • Jan 09

    The new has arrived!

  • Apr 13

    After 37 years of dedicated service, Monroe Free Library's Executive Director is retiring. Read our press release here.



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