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[12 Feb 2018 | No Comment | Posted by ]
Presidents’ Day Holiday

In observance of Presidents’ Day, the libraries will be closed on Monday, February 19th.
We will reopen Tuesday, February 20th at 9:30am. Click here to view our usual schedule.
In the meantime, view our Library’s photo collection of Presidential visits to  the Keys.

[11 Jan 2018 | One Comment | Posted by ]
Big Pine Key Library now open

The Big Pine Key Library open for business. Thank you for your patience as we took care of post-Irma repairs. We look forward to welcoming everyone back to a clean and healthy library!

[9 Jan 2018 | 28 Comments | Posted by ]
Load your new 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,

[18 Dec 2017 | 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, bellies are filled, library accounts are cleared of pesky overdue fines, everyone is filled with holiday cheer.

[18 Dec 2017 | 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 Monday, December 25th, and Tuesday, December 26th, reopening at 9:30a.m. on Wednesday, December 26th.
For the New Year’s holiday, we will be closed Monday, January 1st, reopening Tuesday, January 2nd at 9:30 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.

[25 Oct 2017 | One Comment | Posted by ]
Marathon Library is open!

The Marathon library has reopened. Repairs have been made to the roof, air conditioner, and electrical panels following Hurricane Irma. Library staff look forward to welcoming everyone back.
All fines and fees for late or lost library materials will be waived–just mention “Irma” at the circulation desk.

[4 Oct 2017 | 3 Comments | Posted by ]
Columbus Day–Marathon without power

In observance of Columbus Day, the libraries will be closed Monday, October 9. We will reopen at 9:30am on Tuesday, October 10.
Please note the Marathon Library remains without power and is closed at this time.

[22 Sep 2017 | 6 Comments | Posted by ]
Staggered opening for Keys Libraries

We are happy to report that the Key Largo, Islamorada, and Big Pine Key libraries will reopen to the public at 9:30a.m. on Monday, September 25th. Marathon and Key West libraries will reopen as soon as safety inspections and power restoration is completed. Please report any lost books to our staff, so we can claim the loss. Of course, all fines and fees will be waived. We look forward to serving our community and welcoming our patrons back.

[5 Sep 2017 | 2 Comments | 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!

[3 Aug 2017 | Comments Off on Libraries will be closed for staff training August 23rd. | Posted by ]
Libraries will be closed for staff training August 23rd.

Our 5 public libraries will be closed Wednesday, August 23rd for a county-wide staff training day. We look forward to serving you with improved skills and fresh ideas.