About the Library

Monroe County Public Library provides services at no charge to all people living in Monroe County. All are welcome to visit the Library to browse our books, magazines, and newspapers, use our public computers, and enjoy our spaces. A free Library Card allows Monroe County residents to:

A number of options for borrowing and using our services is also available to those living outside Monroe County.

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Our Mission

To enrich lives and strengthen our community by providing equitable access to information and opportunities to read, learn, discover, and create.

Our Vision

An educated, engaged, curious, and creative Monroe County, with the Library at its center.

Our Values

  • Accessibility
  • Freedom of expression
  • Inclusiveness
  • Integrity
  • Lifelong learning
  • Respect
  • Service