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Monroe library closes doors until Nov.
Rising COVID-19 numbers locally the reason; programs to continue virtually
Monroe Library

MONROE — The Monroe Public Library building will be closed at least through November 1 due to increased coronavirus activity in our community.

Library staff will be providing services to the public four days a week. Staffed hours are Monday and Tuesday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., and Wednesday and Thursday, 3 to 7 p.m. 

Reference Service is available by phone and chat, for asking questions and requesting books and other materials.

Community members will be able to pick up books, including their holds, via contactless Curbside Service. Document Services will also be available curbside. Library staff can assist with copies, faxes, scanning, and printing. All Curbside services are available by appointment only.

The bookdrop will be open for the public to return items at their convenience. Any item that fits in the slot may be returned in the bookdrop. Overdue fines will be waived for the duration of the closure. As always, the library’s wi-fi network is on for people to connect to in the front yard or parking lot.

As most of the library’s programs are now virtual, all continue as scheduled. Materials for programs, such as Storytime craft kits and books for Lunchtime Book Club, are available for Curbside pickup.

Contact the library by phone at 608-328-7010 or text at 608-571-1275.