1st Floor Open for Business!

We are almost done with our main level floor restoration project.
The adult stacks and children’s room are open for browsing.
Public PCs, printing, and copying available.
We plan to re-open the downstairs meeting rooms next week — stay tuned.


Summer Reading Is Almost Here!

Click the image below for summer reading details, online registration, and much more.

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Summer Reading 2021

School’s out and it’s time to grab a great book (or two), find a cozy spot, and get reading. We are all set to welcome readers of all ages with lots of programs and incentives to make this a reading summer.

Kick-Off Party — Stuffed Animal Extravaganza!

To go along with our Tails and Tales theme we are doing an in-house stuffed animal workshop on Friday, June 25 and Saturday, June 26. Select your own summer reading buddy, fill them with love (and stuffing!), fill out their adoption paperwork, and take them home! Space is limited so sign up early.

Click here to register.


Author Visit and Book Club Event

Good Dogs Don't Make It to the South Pole: A Novel

Tuesday, June 29, 7:00 p.m. via Zoom

This month’s selection, Good Dogs Don’t Make It to the South Pole by Hans-Olaf Thyvold, is a delightful story of love, loneliness, and Arctic history, told from a dog’s perspective.  Tassen has always been a one-man dog. When his human companion, Major Thorkildsen, dies, Tassen  and Mrs. Thorkildsen are left alone. Tassen mourns Major by eating too many treats, and Mrs. T by drinking too much. But the two unexpectedly find common ground in researching Roald Amundsen’s expedition to the South Pole led by a pack of intrepid dogs.

As a special treat, the author will join us via Zoom from his native Norway!  Don’t miss this one — it will be lots of fun!

Click here to register for the program via Signup Genius.


Programs for Every Age and Interest

Our popular programs and activities continue online via Zoom or on our Youtube channel. Check the program calendar for details.


In-Person Yoga with Laura Returns

Our very own Laura Kraus is back with a mini-series of 4 gentle yoga sessions. The classes will take place in the third floor great room (accessible via stairs from Church Street) and will be limited to 8 participants to ensure proper social distancing. Masks required for COVID non-vaccinated participants.

Register here to secure your place.


Curbside Pick-up | Monticello Public Library
The library is open to the public but curbside is still available. Click here for details.

It’s here and available! Check it out here.

L2B – Libraries to Business

NEW  The library has joined the State Library and several other consortia in the state-wide L2B initiative, a platform designed to promote free programs for businesses and job seekers. The events range from practical workshops on digital marketing to Q&A sessions with local politicians. The L2B website offers a wealth of resources and information.