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[22 Sep 2017 | 5 Comments | ]
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.

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[12 Apr 2017 | One Comment | ]
FYI for the DIYer

Even the smallest home improvement project can be daunting. Now,  with this collection of nearly 100 home improvement focused titles, hobbyists and professional carpenters alike will immediately put their projects on a more solid foundation. Coverage includes such topics as hints and tips, beginner to advanced techniques, tool and material selection, and many more. If prompted for a password, please use your library card number.

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[1 Mar 2017 | 2 Comments | ]
We honor women’s history

March is Women’s History Month — an event you can take part in at your library (or online from anywhere) with library resources including books, movies and reference materials from our online databases.

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[5 Feb 2017 | One Comment | ]
Online help to grow your business

Small Business Resource Center is now available free to Floridians through the Florida Electronic Library.
Small Business Resource Center covers all major areas of starting and operating a business including financing, management, marketing, human resources, franchising, accounting and taxes.

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[15 Jan 2017 | 2 Comments | ]
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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[21 Jul 2016 | One Comment | ]
Get Inspired–Travel

Got the travel bug? Or, perhaps attending  an out-of-town wedding. Even with all the travel info available on the ‘net, Fodor’s travel guides are still the go-to, trusted source for reliable advice.  And we have the complete set of Fodor’s Guidebooks available online to library cardholders.

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[4 Jul 2016 | Comments Off on Sunshine State Young Reader eBooks | ]
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 kid-approved and recommended by teachers and school media specialists.

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[21 Apr 2016 | 3 Comments | ]
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?

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[15 Feb 2016 | One Comment | ]
Solares Hill issues online

What were the pressing issues, outrages, and comic bunglings in the Keys during the 1970s, 80s, and 90s? The Key West Friends of the Library and Cooke Communications funded digitization of our collection of  Solares Hill publications. Now, the Florida Digital Newspaper Library at the University of Florida is hosting the Library’s complete collection.
This image is part of a larger ink drawing by Jerry Miller to accompany an article by Thurlow Weed, “Key West Is Probably Valid”; find it on page 4 of the Summer 1972 issue.
Find more here: http://bit.ly/solareshill

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[22 Nov 2015 | Comments Off on Shopping soon? | ]
Shopping soon?

Our eBook partner, OverDrive has  expanded the WIN program. Shop (for anything, not just books) online at Amazon, Barnes & Noble, iTunes, or Kobo  via the links below, and your library receives a portion of the sale in credits towards purchasing eBooks and eAudiobooks for our collection.
You can also shop through the Buy It Now button attached to each eBook in our OverDrive library. Happy Shopping and thanks for the new eBooks.