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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

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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