Adult Summer Reading 2021

Adult Summer Reading 2021

Adult Summer Reading 2021 Why let kids have all the fun? This summer, discover a whale of a tale at your library and participate in an Adult Summer Reading program. Participating branches: Bedford Branch Library’s Summer Reading Club for Adults Running June 21...
Updated Mask Guidelines

Updated Mask Guidelines

Updated Mask Guidelines When Visiting Our Branches The Library will not require proof of vaccination when entering our buildings. Masks are required for entry, unless you have a MDHHS exception. Exceptions include: Fully vaccinated individuals (2 weeks past your final...
National Poetry Month Contest Winners

National Poetry Month Contest Winners

National Poetry Month Contest Winners 2021 Congratulations to this year’s winners of the Monroe County Library System’s National Poetry month poetry contest! Adult Category By Ryan Skidmore The pleasures of my childhood were cheap.A body too young for all...
Library Temporarily Returns to Curbside

Library Temporarily Returns to Curbside

Library Temporarily Returns to Curbside The Monroe County Library System will temporarily return to touch free curbside only services. The decision was made as a precautionary measure in light of the recent COVID-19 quarantine closing taking place at the Ellis Library...
Ellis Temporarily Closed Due to COVID-19

Ellis Temporarily Closed Due to COVID-19

Ellis Temporarily Closed Ellis Temporarily Closed Due to COVID-19 The Ellis Library & Reference Center closed Thursday, April 15, 2021, after a staff member tested positive for COVID-19. All other branches of the Monroe County Library System remain open to serve...
Seed Library

Seed Library

Seed Library Seed libraries are now available at participating branches. “Check out” seed packs to plant, then if possible, save your seeds after your harvest and donate them back to next year’s collection. Participating Branches: Bedford Branch...
National Poetry Month Contest Winners

National Poetry Month Contest 2021

National Poetry Month Contest 2021 The Monroe County Library System is celebrating National Poetry month with a poetry contest! Submit an original poem by turning it in at your local branch, or via email to jennifer.saul@monroe.lib.mi.us. Please make sure you have...
Share a Rainbow

Share a Rainbow

Share a Rainbow March is Reading Month March is Reading Month, and to celebrate, we are using the book, Share Your Rainbow by R.J. Palacio, to share hope for the future with artwork. To participate, decorate the rainbow on this coloring sheet, or make a rainbow of...
Lucky Leprechaun Contest

Lucky Leprechaun Contest

Lucky Leprechaun Contest Lucky Leprechaun Contest We are looking for our Leprechaun’s Pot of Gold! We need your help to find him. To enter, download the contest sheet, then draw and color the leprechaun’s face. Return your completed sheet to the Vivian Branch...
Updated Mask Guidelines

Library Reopens Doors

Library Doors Reopen The Monroe County Library System is pleased to announce the reopening of library branches to the public, by appointment, on Tuesday, February 16, 2021. “We appreciate the community’s support and patience during this rapidly changing...
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