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How we can help – even if you’re not in the library
Monroe County Public Library online resources are available 24/7
Even when the Monroe County Public Library buildings are closed, or you’re away from the Keys, the Library has a lot to offer.
Native American Heritage Month-Check out these great reads
November is Native American Heritage Month. Celebrate the rich and diverse cultures, traditions, and histories of indigenous peoples by reading books from our recommended reading list. Check out our recommended reading list below mixed with wide variety of genres —drama, memoirs, young adult fiction.
Library of Things Survey
A Library of Things is a collection of items other than books that can be borrowed from the Library at no charge. What would you like to see in the Library of Things?
What do I read next? We’re here to help
Helping readers find their next favorite book is one of our favorite things to do.
Learn About Día De Los Muertos And The Cemeteries Of The Keys
Día de Los Muertos is a Mexican holiday celebrated every year on November 1st and 2nd. Join us on Nov 2nd as The Florida Keys History Center, Historian Dr. Corey Malcolm and Archivist Breana Sowers, will present the audience with a look at iconic Keys cemeteries and death celebrations around the world.
Spooky Reads for October-Kids and Teens
Tis the SPOOKY Season of all things scary, creepy, and chilling. We’ve created a list of our favorite stories to read in October for Teens and Kids.
How to salvage documents, photographs and books after the water is gone
As the floodwaters from Hurricane Ian finally recede in the Keys, you may be dealing with (among other things) documents, photographs and books that are important to you that got wet. Here is some advice from experts about how to salvage them, suggested by staff from the Library’s Florida Keys History Center.