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Standing Room Only: I Wish the World…An Author Discussion with Elsa Marston Harik

On June 22nd, children’s author Elsa Marston Harik hosted a discussion about her works at the Friends of the Library Bookstore at the Monroe County Public Library. Elsa has written many books, ranging from children’s picture books to young-adult novels to nonfiction pieces. Elsa Marston Harik writes about life in the Middle East, in hopes to “focus on interfaith bridge …

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Daily Local News (每日地方新闻) Dec 3,2014 – The Monroe County Public Library (Monroe公共图书馆)

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The Monroe County Public Library has been awarded the Indiana Library Federation Programming Award –Monroe公共图书馆已经获得了印第安纳州图书馆联盟编程奖

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Monroe County Library Sees Increase In Library Card Applications And Online Program Use

The Monroe County Public Library saw an increase of library card applications during the summer. Library Director Sarah Laughlin attributed the sign ups to a summer collaboration with the Monroe County Community School Corporation. Laughlin told the Board of Trustees on July 16 that the summer reading program was a success. “We opened it up May 28, so as of June …

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Monroe County Public Library To Change And Expand Hours

The Monroe County Public Library will be change hours starting on Labor Day. The Library’s Board of Trustees voted June 18 to add two extra hours on Sundays, meaning the Library will soon be open from noon until 6 p.m. instead of 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Library Director Sara Laughlin said the administration has been wanted to expand Sunday …

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Monroe County Library Suffering From Paying Parking Meters

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Last week the Monroe County Public Library’s Board of Trustees discussed the negative effect parking meters are having on library patrons. Board member Stephen Moberly referred to the library’s circulation numbers, which have declined since the downtown meters were installed in August. “Looking at the chart, we had a slight decrease last year of half of one percent. This year, …

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New Library Renovations Will Cost More Than First Anticipated

A third phase of renovations at the Monroe County Public Library may cost as much as half a million dollars more than first projected. That’s according to information put forward during a work session for the Library’s Board of Trustees on September 11. A representative for the project’s architect, Christine Matheu, presented the cost estimates to the Board. But before …

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Daily Local News – September 17, 2013

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A third phase of renovations at the Monroe County Public Library may cost as much as half a million dollars more than first projected; Tonight, local residents will be given an opportunity to participate in a debate on marriage equality; The Monroe County Citizens Academy is taking applications for this year’s fall seminars; Hunters in Indiana can expect another productive …

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Daily Local News – August 22, 2013

On August 20th an engineer for Monroe County called out the builders of the new Interstate 69 for using faulty strategies to prevent erosion; The Monroe County Public Library is advising patrons on how best to save money on parking now that most spots near the Library are metered; The ACLU has filed a class-action suit against the City of …

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