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2014: What a year!

We're looking back on an exciting year before we move to our bigger, better library on Millpond Parkway.

Time to get to work.

May, 2014 - With the library staff and collection installed on Orange Turnpike, it's time to get to work on the expansion of the main building. These double...

Life at 1465

Travel Guides

Have you planned a Holiday getaway yet, or maybe a Holiday trip into New York City?  Monroe Free Library has travel guides that cover every state in the U.S. and countries on all the other five continents (no one vacations in Antarctica!). There are also travel magazines you can check out and read at home: Budget Travel, Conde Nast Traveler, andTravel  & Leisure.

If you're interested in day trips there are many local travel guides in the collection.  Good sources for day trips are the Hudson Valley magazine, New York magazine and Time Out New York Kids . . . And if you can't get  away this Holiday season, borrow one of our travel DVDs and imagine that you are enjoying a nice trip!



The collection: Audio books

The Peripheral - William Gibson

Where Flynne and her brother, Burton, live, jobs outside the drug business are rare. Fortunately, Burton has his veteran’s benefits, for neural damage...

Today in history

Here comes the Sugarplum Fairies and bring on the moonshine

On December 18 in: 1271, Kublai Khan renames his empire "Yuan", officially marking the start of the Yuan Dynasty of Mongolia and China; 1878, John Kehoe...

Word of the day


(adj.) arousing great delight; cute or adorable.

The collection: DVD / Blu-Ray

Godzilla 3D

In Summer 2014, the world's most revered monster is reborn as Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Pictures unleash the epic action adventure "Godzilla...

Quotation of the day

William Wordsworth

Pleasure is spread through the earth
In stray gifts to be claimed by whoever shall find.

Interesting things


Ever hear of Dronestagram? It's dedicated to videos and photographs taken with drones.

The Collection: Books

The Collector - Nora Roberts

When professional house-sitter Lila Emerson witnesses a murder/suicide from her current apartment-sitting job, life as she knows it takes a dramatic...

The Collection: Music

Twin Forks - Twin Forks

Each track has its own feel and rhythm. Really unique sound. Very nice blend of rhythm with some incredible guitar playing. It's easy to get lost into...

Kids cook

Best Breakfast Smoothie

Slurp down this smoothie at breakfast, and you'll feel satisfied until lunchtime.What you will need:1 cup plain nonfat yogurt1 banana½ cup orange juice...

Rainy day craft

Make a Glittery Snowflake

What you will need:Cardboard TP or PT rollWhite glueWhite paintRulerScissors    2 paintbrushes (one for paint and one for glue)GlitterHow to make it:Start...

Science fair

The Clean Cloud

This is just so completely cool!What you will need:a bar of Ivory soapknifemicrowave ovenWhat  you do:Cut a bar of Ivory soap in half. Put one half in...
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