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[13 Feb 2017 | No Comment | ]
OverDrive–New look

Check out eBooks and eAudiobooks from the refreshed OverDrive site. New features include easier browsing, personalized settings for audience level, and  1-click checkouts. 

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[14 Nov 2016 | Comments Off on Books Librarians Love–Updated | ]
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.

eBranch, News Across the Keys »

[12 Nov 2016 | One Comment | ]
Get Inspired–Food, eating, dining

Hungry? Well then, let’s get cooking. Our culinary arts collection includes 250 major cooking and nutrition magazines, updated daily.
Coverage includes thousands of searchable recipes, restaurant reviews, and industry information. Home cooks as well as culinary professionals will enjoy a hearty helping of inspiration and instruction.

News Across the Keys, Tom's Keys History Blog »

[25 Aug 2016 | 6 Comments | ]
From the album: De Wolfe Collection

Scott DeWolfe Collection, a set on Flickr.

Check out our newest, oldest collection of Keys images. The Scott De Wolfe collection contains some of the oldest images of Key West that we’ve seen around. We have  scanned, tagged and captioned this amazing collection and are eager to share it. Here’s more info:

eBranch, News Across the Keys »

[2 Jan 2016 | 27 Comments | ]
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,

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[20 Nov 2015 | One Comment | ]
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.

News Across the Keys, Tom's Keys History Blog »

[1 Oct 2015 | One Comment | ]
Before Red Hats, Keys women donned Red Shawls

Well over a century ago, in a period of time referred to by Key Westers as “the Romantic 1800’s”, sponging was a prosperous industry and wrecking provided such a bountiful yield that by 1850 Key West had reached a degree of affluence that made it a wealthy city.
Ships from many countries lined the wharves, their holds laden with provisions and lumber. It was from the wreck of one such vessel, legend has it, that a cargo of red shawls was salvaged and promptly distributed to all the local women folk. …

eBranch, News Across the Keys »

[1 Oct 2015 | 7 Comments | ]
eBranch Survey

The library is considering adding a few services you can use from the comfort of your home as well as on the go, and we’d like to hear what you think…please fill out this short survey and let us know!

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[2 Aug 2015 | Comments Off on YA books–Florida Teens Read | ]
YA books–Florida Teens Read

Available now, every eBook from this year’s Florida Teens Read list. 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 teen readers.

eBranch, Kids Headline, News Across the Keys »

[22 Apr 2015 | 5 Comments | ]
Award-winning books 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.
The …