[29 Mar 2015 | 2 Comments | Posted by ]
Books & Authors

A frequent question heard at the library is “What should I read next?” Library staffers especially love this question. While “Where’s your bathroom?” also ranks high on the frequency meter, it isn’t nearly as fun to answer as helping someone find their next great read.
Enter Books & Authors, a fresh and rich website where “experts and editors present reviews, opinions, commentary, and more in our ever-vigilant attempt to make sure that no good book goes unread.”

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News Across the Keys »

[30 Mar 2015 | One Comment | Posted by ]
IRS tax forms @ your library

As more taxpayers are filing their federal tax forms online, the IRS has reduced the variety and quantity of printed tax forms distributed via public libraries and post offices. While the most commonly-used tax forms will be available at our libraries, taxpayers are directed to http://irs.gov/Forms for Instruction booklets and less prevalent forms.

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[29 Mar 2015 | 2 Comments | Posted by ]
Books & Authors

A frequent question heard at the library is “What should I read next?” Library staffers especially love this question. While “Where’s your bathroom?” also ranks high on the frequency meter, it isn’t nearly as fun to answer as helping someone find their next great read.
Enter Books & Authors, a fresh and rich website where “experts and editors present reviews, opinions, commentary, and more in our ever-vigilant attempt to make sure that no good book goes unread.”

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eBranch, Hot Across the Keys, Kids Headline »

[18 Jan 2015 | 5 Comments | Posted by ]
Award-winning books just for kiddos

The Library’s collection of downloadable eBooks for kids just grew larger. Perfect for travel, the beach, or extra innings of big sib’s game, these books won’t get lost, ripped, wet, or chewed up. Titles may be downloaded to iPads, Kindles, even smartphones and are yours (and theirs) for up to 2 weeks. Then they return themselves…Sweet.
The new Kids eBook portal is easier to navigate with larger book covers, subject headings, even reading levels to discover that perfect eBook. Grownups can feel confident that eBooks from this site are all kid-friendly.
The …

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News Across the Keys, Tom's Keys History Blog »

[4 Jan 2015 | 6 Comments | Posted by ]
From the album: De Wolfe Collection

Scott DeWolfe Collection, a set on Flickr.

Check out our newest, oldest collection of Keys images. The Scott De Wolfe collection contains some of the oldest images of Key West that we’ve seen around. We have  scanned, tagged and captioned this amazing collection and are eager to share it. Here’s more info:

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eBranch, Hot Across the Keys »

[2 Jan 2015 | 23 Comments | Posted by ]
Load your eReader

UPDATE: Many new eBook and eAudiobooks added in past few weeks
Download Audiobooks and eBooks Anytime, Anywhere! Enjoy popular titles from the comfort of home.
Monroe County Public Library is pleased to offer you best-selling adult and children’s audiobooks and eBooks, available 24/7 from the library’s website,

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