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[23 Jul 2014 | No Comment | Posted by ]
Gone Girl Read-Alikes

You say you *really*really* liked reading Gillian Flynn’s Gone Girl? Great thing, because we have selected some eBooks especially for Gone Girl fans.

[20 Jul 2014 | 2 Comments | Posted by ]
Have you heard?

Come sit on the porch and take a listen: What was the Conch remedy for a cut finger? How was turtle soup made? Where was Key West’s best ice cream parlor? What games did children play late into the evening?

[18 Jul 2014 | 2 Comments | Posted by ]
She won! She won!

We’re so very proud of Key West Circulation Librarian Kris Neihouse for her First Prize win in The Studios of Key West 2014 Writes of Spring Story Contest.
We already know she is awesome, but now there is a certificate to prove it!

[16 Jul 2014 | No Comment | Posted by ]
Traveling soon? Take us with you.

Are you traveling this summer? If so, don’t forget to pack a few extra books that won’t take up any room or add any weight to that suitcase! The Library’s collection of best-selling and classic eBooks and eAudiobooks are available 24/7 from the library’s website. Children’s titles, too!

[16 Jul 2014 | 2 Comments | Posted by ]
New eBook site 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.

[3 Jul 2014 | No Comment | Posted by ]
Listen up

Meet OneClickDigital, a new library of eAudiobooks, including classics and selections for children and young adults. Patrons have free access to eAudio at home, in the library, or on the go. Many titles are unlimited, so no holds and you can read along with your buddies. OneClickDigital is compatible with all popular listening devices, and mobile apps are available for the iPhone®, Android™, and Kindle Fire

[1 Jun 2014 | 14 Comments | Posted by ]
June challenge: Final week to get your read counted toward free books

The June Challenge is on. The more eBooks/eAudio you check out, the better the chances of winning new titles for our eLibrary. Simply keep your Bookshelf filled with eBooks all month long and read on!
Finding, downloading and reading eBooks (and eAudio) just got MUCH easier. Our eBook partner, OverDrive, recently unveiled its Next Generation website. This new platform features:

[10 May 2014 | No Comment | Posted by ]
Children’s Book Week

Celebrate this most wondrous time of the year with titles from the most prestigious children’s literature awards. Convenient library catalog links to the 2014 Newbery and Caldecott winners are underlined in blue. You’re welcome.
27 January 2014, PHILADELPHIA — The American Library Association (ALA) today announced the top books, video and audio books for children and young adults – including the Caldecott, Coretta Scott King, Newbery and Printz awards – at its Midwinter Meeting in Philadelphia.
A list of all the 2014 award winners follows:

[22 Apr 2014 | No Comment | Posted by ]
No joke–April is National Humor Month

Tickle your funny bone with humorous eBooks and eAudiobooks for adults, kids and the jokester in us all.
Now, how to celebrate National Donut Month?

[14 Apr 2014 | No Comment | Posted by ]
Good Friday

Monroe County Public Libraries will be closed on Friday, April 18th in observance of Good Friday. We will reopen at 10:00am, Saturday, April 19th. Check out our calendars for great things happening this Spring.