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Welcome to the debut of Big Library Read™! This is an opportunity to unite readers – and loyal library supporters – all over the world around a single eBook. Together with Sourcebooks, the leading independent publisher, OverDrive and your library are providing a compelling novel for all to read – with a valid library card, of course.
This book club runs from May 15–June 1, 2013, and during that time the Big Library Read will be available to enjoy on all major devices, including Kindle® and iPad®, as well as in …
Home gardeners, patio farmers, landscape architects, and biotechnologists will dig this free, full-text magazine collection, blooming with more than 100 magazine titles in gardening, landscaping, and other areas of horticulture. This fertile and growing collection includes content for garden enthusiasts, professionals and students.
Libraries today are more than repositories for books, they are often the heart of their communities. Libraries are deeply committed to the places where their customers live, work and study. Libraries are trusted places where everyone in the community can gather to reconnect and reengage with each other to enrich and shape the community and address local issues.
Here are just a few of the things you can do this week at your local Monroe County Library:
Watch a film
Get help to quit smoking
Attend a children’s craft & story-time
Meet up with other …
Select a person from the Library’s WWI Waterfront Passes collection (maybe the person closest to your own last name) from here: http://flic.kr/s/aHsiNBoRL8 Identify name, home address, nationality, occupation and employer from the Pass.
Look for your person’s name and employer’s entry in this 1906 Key West City Directory http://bit.ly/1906kwdir (the name directory begins on p. 67) and their home address or place of employment on this 1912 Key West map: http://bit.ly/1912kwmap
At the Library:
Compare the city block to a more recent Sanborn map.
Look up the person’s surname in recent city directory.
Is there a …
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,
Excavation of old sewer pipes at the Key West Library has begun and is scheduled to continue through April.
During this project:
There will be NO PARKING in the library parking lot
Amnesty for fines will start immediately; ask library staff and we’ll waive your overdue fines (lost fees not applicable)
There will be limited access to library restrooms
There will be loud jackhammer noise both inside and outside of the library
The rear entrance to the library will be off limits from outside and inside of the library
Programs, especially those using the Auditorium, will be …
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