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[17 Nov 2017 | No Comment | ]
We give thanks

The libraries will close at 6pm on Wednesday, then remain closed Thursday and Friday, November 23rd & 24th for Thanksgiving.  Library staff will be joining the Keys community in giving thanks for life’s abundance.
Libraries will reopen Saturday, November 25th at 10 a.m.
Fretting over your Thanksgiving feast?

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[5 Nov 2017 | No Comment | ]
Veterans’ Day–Library Closed

 
 In observance of Veterans’ Day, the libraries will be closed on Saturday, November 11th . We join with the Keys community in honoring the brave patriots who fought for our country.
Libraries will reopen Monday, November 13th at 9:30a.m.
Photo caption: Members of Battery A, 1st Artillery Key West Barracks C1900. From the DeWolfe and Wood Collection.

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[1 Nov 2017 | No Comment | ]
Keys Kids Rock, Nov. 30@4 p.m.

Kids – come have fun learning, creating and listening to all types of music!

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[25 Oct 2017 | One Comment | ]
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.

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[24 Oct 2017 | Comments Off on Key West Library Closed Saturday Oct. 28th | ]
Key West Library Closed Saturday Oct. 28th

The Key West library will be closed on Saturday, October 28th due to Fantasy Fest mayhem.  Come down early and stock up on items for the weekend.  If you have any questions, contact the library at 305-292-3595.  Wishing everyone a safe and fun fest.

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[11 Oct 2017 | Comments Off on Author Event with Martin Wilson — TONIGHT, November 9th at 6PM!– at Books & Books at the Studios | ]
Author Event with Martin Wilson — TONIGHT, November 9th at 6PM!– at Books & Books at the Studios

PLEASE NOTE: THIS EVENT WILL BE HELD AT BOOKS & BOOKS AT 533 EATON STREET.
Martin Wilson is the author of What They Always Tell Us, which won the Alabama Author Award for best young adult book, and was a finalist for a Lambda Literary Award. His short stories, essays, and book reviews have been published in One Teen Story, Tin House, Rush Hour, Publishers Weekly, Austin Chronicle, and other publications. His newest novel ,We Now Return to Regular Life, was published in August.
This free event is sponsored by the …

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[4 Oct 2017 | 3 Comments | ]
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.

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[28 Sep 2017 | Comments Off on The Library is Open | ]
The Library is Open

Our first patrons since Hurricane Irma: Shawn Beaman and her daughter, Eleanor, and son, Benji! We’re happy to announce that the library is OPEN!

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[22 Sep 2017 | 6 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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[28 Aug 2017 | One Comment | ]
Labor Day Holiday

In observance of Labor Day, the libraries will be closed on Monday, September 4th. We will reopen Tuesday, September 5th at 9:30a.m.
Just in time for the Labor Day holiday,  jump over here to read Tom’s Keys History blog about the hard-working railroad workers of the Florida Keys.