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[17 Jan 2016 | No Comment | Posted by ]
Books Librarians Love–Updated

Wondering which book to read next? Then consider these titles recommended by librarians across the country. The goal of LibraryReads is to connect good books with happy readers. Librarians read all genres, cross-genres and maybe even some sub-genres, so there are books to interest every reader.  New titles are added monthly–check back for more fresh, wonderful reads.

[2 Jan 2016 | 27 Comments | Posted by ]
Load your eReader

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, award-winning, and critically acclaimed adult and children’s audiobooks and eBooks, available 24/7 from the library’s website,

[28 Dec 2015 | 2 Comments | Posted by ]
In Memory of Jim Clupper

Our library family is  saddened by the passing of retired Islamorada Library manager Jim Clupper.

[28 Dec 2015 | 2 Comments | Posted by ]
Holiday hours

The Libraries are festive with decorations and programs celebrating this holiday season. But be sure to visit us soon, as we will be closed Thursday, December 24th, reopening at 9:30a.m. on Monday, December 28th.
For the New Year’s holiday, we will be closed December 31st, reopening Saturday, January 2nd at 10:00 a.m.
No library materials will be due during these holidays.
Whether you’ve been naughty or nice, we wish you a joyful holiday season and look forward to serving you in the coming year.

[18 Dec 2015 | One Comment | Posted by ]
Food for fines

It’s that most magical time of the year–Food for Fines. Drop off non-perishables at the library now through Christmas Eve to waive your overdue fines. Local food banks are replenished, library accounts are cleared of pesky overdue fines, everyone is filled with holiday cheer.

[20 Nov 2015 | No Comment | Posted by ]
And the winner is…

National Book Award winners were recently announced and they’re available at the library in multiple formats. Click below to read excerpts and discover these titles via the library catalog.

[11 Oct 2015 | No Comment | Posted by ]
Big Library Read–a global eBook Club

Join millions of eBook readers around the world enjoying the same two books. Program sponsor, OverDrive, teams with noted eBook publishers to make two popular eBooks available to public libraries  for unlimited lending. During the two-week program, the Big Library Read titles are available to borrow free and there’s never a waiting list during the program. All you need is a library card to get started reading in this international eBook club.

[5 Oct 2015 | No Comment | Posted by ]
Sunshine State Young Reader eBooks

Available now: nearly every eBook from this year’s Sunshine State Young Reader Program, Grades 3-8. Sponsored by the Florida Association for Media in Education and the Florida Department of Education, this list is recommended by teachers, school media specialists, and young reader approved.

[8 Sep 2015 | No Comment | Posted by ]
Get Snoopy cool with a library card

Snoopy, the world-famous beagle, has been known as The Flying Ace, The Masked Marvel, Man’s Best Friend, and the Literary Ace, among other personas. This fall he makes his star turn when he comes to the big screen in The Peanuts Movie from 20th Century Fox and Blue Sky Studios.  This September, he’s especially proud to serve as Honorary Chair of Library Card Sign-up Month.
Peanuts is syndicated in over 2000 newspapers worldwide, and is translated into 21 languages. Celebrating 65 years of making us laugh, Snoopy, Charlie Brown, and the …

[29 Aug 2015 | No Comment | Posted by ]
Discover your new favorite book or film

Your neighbors and local librarians are busy reviewing library books and films to help you find your next love. Short and sweet (or snarky) reviews are added daily for titles available from our library collection.