Closed for Memorial Day

In observance of Memorial Day, all branches of the Eastern Monroe Public Library will be closed this Sunday, May 28th and Monday, May 29th.

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Friends Book Sale

Check out the largest book sale in Monroe County! Most books are priced at 50 cents to $1! Hours for the Friends of the Library 32nd Annual book sale are: Sat, June 3 – 9am – Noon: MEMBERS ONLY (Memberships available at the door) Sat, June 3 – Noon – 5 pm – Open to the General Public Sun, June

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Construction Alert

Hughes Library Renovations Underway: Now through early August Renovations at the main Hughes Library are continuing. In the first two weeks we have re-designed the computer lab and put down new flooring in the reference and computer areas. Plywood partitions remain around the construction areas on the first and second floor. Thanks to a generous grant from the Hughes Foundation

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Sage – BookHouse Concert

BOOKHOUSE proudly presents   “SAGE”- ROCK/BLUES/POP Friday, June 23rd, 2017 7:30 pm Free admission | All ages welcome Sage, for those with an eclectic taste for music, is an avant-garde, live acoustic/electric, creative two piece music group featuring Maria Pennello, lead vocalist & flutist. Maria, who for several years, sang with The Rocky Horror Show and backup for Meat Loaf,

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Loving – Words & Film

Join us Sunday, July 2nd @ 2 pm for a free Words & Film showing of Loving   The story of Richard and Mildred Loving, a couple whose arrest for interracial marriage in 1960s Virginia began a legal battle that would end with the Supreme Court’s historic 1967 decision. In 1958, in the state of Virginia, the idea of interracial

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BookHouse Concert – Adam Miller

One of the premier autoharpists in the world, Adam Miller is a renowned American folksinger and natural-born storyteller. Miller accompanies his rich, resonant baritone voice with lively finger-picking acoustic guitar and stunningly beautiful autoharp melodies.  A masterful entertainer who never fails to get his audience singing along, he has distinguished himself as one of the great interpreters of American folktales

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Kindle Fire: Check it out!

Kindle Fire tablets are now available for checkout at all branches of the Eastern Monroe Public Library, thanks to a mobile technology LSTA grant from the State Library. With a Kindle you can download thousands of e-books and e-audiobooks, all free with your library card. You can also surf the Internet with the Silk Browser anywhere there is a WiFi

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Learn a language online

Your library card is the passport to free online language study. Mango Languages’ PhD-created, linguist-approved language-learning software teaches practical conversation in over 70 languages, while keeping the vibe fun and encouraging. Mango also helps non-English speakers learn English and offers customized courses for native speakers of over 20 languages. Mango features free mobile apps, hands-free learning features, and progress tracking,

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Power Library

The Power Library is funded by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and has over 20 databases that you can search for free on subjects such as business, health, literature, science, and general reference. Looking to help the kids with their homework? The Power Library really shines with databases customized for students in elementary school, middle school, and high school. Click here

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BookHouse Concert with the Homegrown String Band

The Homegrown String Band™ is a “100% Natural Organically Grown” band, homegrown by Georgianne and Rick Jackofsky and their two daughters, Erica and Annalee. This “family that plays together” has been performing around the country, from the National Theatre in Washington, DC, to the Festival of American Music and Crafts in Branson, Missouri, since 1997. Inspired by the rural string

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