About the Library

Who We Are and Whom We Serve

Monroe County Public Library provides services at no charge to all residents 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. Residents may get a free library card to check out books, movies, and music; to download audiobooks, ebooks, DVDs, and digital music; access all our databases; and reserve meeting rooms and gallery space. Those outside our service area may get a public library access card (PLAC) for a fee.

Mission, Vision and Values

Our Mission

The mission of Monroe County Public Library is 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

Contact Us

Contact the Library Director

Adopted by the Board of Trustees - December 19, 2012