Please note: All branches of the Monroe County Public Library will be closed on Wednesday, June 19, in observance of Juneteenth

Library News

  • Island Chronicles, vol. 13: Miss Etta’s Coconut Cake

    Key lime pie is the island’s signature dessert now, but decades ago coconut cake was king – and a favorite of visiting presidents.

  • Adventure Begins at Your Library-Summer Reading 2024!

    Readers of all ages: Summer Reading is here! You can find event schedules for every branch right here.

Upcoming Events

Father’s Day Make & Take Gift @ Key Largo Branch Library
Jun 10 @ 9:00 am – Jun 15 @ 5:00 pm
Father's Day Make & Take Gift @ Key Largo Branch Library

June 10-15

Father’s Day Cupcake Liner Card

Bring the kids out to the library anytime this week for some Father’s Day crafting fun.  We’ll have a station set up with all the supplies and directions for kiddos to create a personalized gift for the father or father figure in their life.  For All Ages.

Sit + Sew @ Key Largo Branch
Jun 14 @ 9:30 am – 1:00 pm
Sit + Sew @ Key Largo Branch

Sit & Sew


9:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Craft and create community at the Key Largo Library! Most Fridays our Sit ‘N Sew group meets in the Community Room to sew and share ideas. You are welcome to join our community of crafters! Bring your sewing machine and your current project.

Florida Keys Quilters on Facebook

Photography Basics: Take Better Pictures @ Marathon branch
Jun 14 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

Would you like to learn more about your camera phone, or camera, and how it works?  Are your pictures underexposed, overexposed, out of focus, poorly composed, or just plain old dull, and boring? If you answered yes to any of these questions join us on Friday mornings from 11 AM till 1 PM in the Activity Center to learn how to take better pictures and do fun assignments!  Not only will you learn how to take better pictures, but you can also reap the benefits of photography.

Top Benefits of Photography

  1. Photography is a form of self-care.
  2. Photography improves a person’s well-being through community interaction.
  3. It also improves well-being through the potential for reminiscence.
  4. Helps to find beauty in our world.
  5. Enhances memory and keeps your brain healthy.
  6. Gets you outdoors and makes you exercise.
  7. Photography makes you enjoy what you are doing more.
  8. Photography can help people who are struggling with depression.
  9. Stimulates and improves your creativity.

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