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  • Summer Reading

    Summer Reading starts July 6 - August 14 for all ages.

    Enjoy storytimes, concert, crafts, Pop Club to Go, and more upcoming programs from the library.

    A print copy and digital reading log will be available to complete the reading log you need to read 6 books, and when your done you will get a prize for completing your reading log.

    Summer Reading Program

    Summer Reading Events

  • Soft Reopening Plan

    The Library will continue limited hours through the end of July. Patrons can come in to use the library during our limited hours. Monday - Friday, 10 am - 1 pm, 3 pm - 5 pm. Tuesday & Thursday, 10 am - 1 pm, 3 pm - 7 pm. and Saturday 10 am - 1 pm., 3 pm - 5 pm.

    The Library will monitor the number of people within the building. Please visit the soft reopening plan for more details.

    Soft Reopening Plan

  • Curbside Service

    For patrons who are not ready to come in the library, please feel free to continue using our Curbside Service. You will be limited to 10 items to be checked out. If you are interested in this service, please contact the library at 574-583-2665.

    Please review details on the Curbside Service.

    Curbside Service

  • Free Resources for All Ages

    Staying at Home? The Library has created a list of links and resources for children, teens and even adults to explore together!

    Explore free live concerts, virtual tours of museums, storytimes for children, and more! Make sure to explore the databases we provide for free! Learn a new language, explore a new country, and try a cultural recipe at home.

    Explore these activities at home

    Free Databases

  • Filing For Assistance

    Are you applying for unemployment? Do you need housing assistance?

    We have included a link to the Indiana State's unemployment page and have listed how you can create a resume using free resources. If you need assistance with housing, you can view visit the link provided or call the number listed.

    Filing for Assistance

  • Community Information

    Do you need to locate community information including emergencies, happenings in the community, property tax, and voter information? Are you looking for assistance information from a local agency?

    The Monticello Public Library has created a community list of available resources within Monticello and White County.

    Community Links

  • Health and Safety Information

    If you are looking for information on the COVID-19 Coronavirus, the library has provided links to information on preventative measures and the current status of the virus.

    Please visit the Indiana State Department of Health and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) for up-to-date information on the cornoavirus and steps to prevent illness. IU Health is providing virtual screenings for a faster and easier way to communicate with a provider. Visit the link titled IU Health Virtual Screenings for more information.

    Indiana State Department of Health

    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

    IU Health Virtual Screenings

  • Browse Your Wowbrary. Guaranteed to make you go WOW!

    Would you like to be among the first to know what new books, DVDs, and CDs have been added to the Monticello Public Library collection? Sign-up using your email to receive weekly newsletters about new materials.


    From this newsletter, you can explore the variety of genres and then be directed to the library's catalog to place a hold on the item.

    Join the Wowbrary List here

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    • Soft Reopening Plan


      The Monticello-Union Township Public Library will continue with limited hours through the end of July. The Library will be closed Friday, July 3 and Saturday, July 4 for Independence Day. Patrons will be able to come in the library during these open hours, Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday open from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. closed for cleaning and then open 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday open from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and closed for cleaning and then open from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. 

      You have the ability to come in and use the facilities and check out materials in a convenient time frame.  Masks are recommended. The Library will monitor the number of people within the building. 

      For patrons who are not ready to come in the library, please feel free to continue using our Curbside Service. Patrons can call the library and request up to 10 items to be checked out. Staff will search for your items, then call you back to reserve a pick-up time. Staff will not accept returns from the vehicle; they will need to be returned to the book drop.

      All items being returned to the library will be placed into quarantine for 3 days and checked in on the 4th day. Due to this quarantine process, your account may not be current.
      Thank you for your support during this time!

      For more information, please visit the library’s website for the full soft reopening plan. If you have questions or concerns, please contact the library at 574-583-2665. Visit our Facebook page for information on upcoming events and our YouTube channel to watch book reviews, storytimes, cooking, and exploring our resources.


      Explore Our Digital Collections



      The Monticello-Union Township Public Library is closed to in-person services, but our digital services and collections are open! Patrons are encouraged to visit the library’s website to explore free resources,Ad for Digital Collections links, and community information. Learn a new language with Pronunciator. Discover a new recipe from A to Z World Food’s 7,000 traditional recipes from 174 countries. Explore A to Z World Travel’s 202 world city travel guides covering pre-trip planning, points of interest, nightlife, as well as health and safety. 

      Discover the wealth of information through INSPIRE, an online collection of academic databases and other information resources that can be accessed by Indiana residents. Find information on practice tests, study materials, and scholarship information through the Testing and Education Reference Center. Learn a new craft with the Hobbies and Crafts resource. Do you need to make repairs at home? Check out the Home Improvement resource for DIY. 

      Students and Teachers! There are free resources available through INSPIRE to help with lesson plans and studying. All grade levels can access information on art, music, geography, math, social studies and more through the Explora resource. You can still borrow materials from our digital collection using Libby and Hoopla. There are movies, TV series, comics, music, ebooks, and audio books to borrow through Hoopla. Access ebooks, audio books, and magazines using Libby. Ask us how! WiFi access is available in the parking lot of the library 24/7.

      Follow us on Facebook to keep up with virtual programs, from storytimes to a trivia night, free resources, and daily postings of fun and entertaining activities.Upcoming virtual programs: Book Club on Monday, May 4th at 6 p.m., TV Trivia Night: NCIS on Wednesday, May 13 at 6:30 p.m. and Genealogy 101 Class on Thursday, May 21 at 6 p.m. Registration is required and can be completed at our online calendar. Join our weekly email newsletter to receive information on resources and virtual programs.

      Do not worry about returning materials at this time. All materials have been renewed and have a return date of July 1st at this time. Staff members will be working daily from home and at the library to monitor voicemails, Facebook and emails received from the public. If you need help with accessing our digital collection, database or if your child needs help with their homework, please don’t hesitate to contact us. 

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    Soft Reopening Plan


    The Monticello-Union Township Public Library will continue with limited hours through the end of July. The Library will be closed Friday, July 3 and Saturday, July 4 for Independence Day. Patrons will be able to come in the library during these open hours, Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday open from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. closed for cleaning and then open 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday open from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and closed for cleaning and then open from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. 

    You have the ability to come in and use the facilities and check out materials in a convenient time frame.  Masks are recommended. The Library will monitor the number of people within the building. 

    For patrons who are not ready to come in the library, please feel free to continue using our Curbside Service. Patrons can call the library and request up to 10 items to be checked out. Staff will search for your items, then call you back to reserve a pick-up time. Staff will not accept returns from the vehicle; they will need to be returned to the book drop.

    All items being returned to the library will be placed into quarantine for 3 days and checked in on the 4th day. Due to this quarantine process, your account may not be current.
    Thank you for your support during this time!

    For more information, please visit the library’s website for the full soft reopening plan. If you have questions or concerns, please contact the library at 574-583-2665. Visit our Facebook page for information on upcoming events and our YouTube channel to watch book reviews, storytimes, cooking, and exploring our resources.


    Explore Our Digital Collections



    The Monticello-Union Township Public Library is closed to in-person services, but our digital services and collections are open! Patrons are encouraged to visit the library’s website to explore free resources,Ad for Digital Collections links, and community information. Learn a new language with Pronunciator. Discover a new recipe from A to Z World Food’s 7,000 traditional recipes from 174 countries. Explore A to Z World Travel’s 202 world city travel guides covering pre-trip planning, points of interest, nightlife, as well as health and safety. 

    Discover the wealth of information through INSPIRE, an online collection of academic databases and other information resources that can be accessed by Indiana residents. Find information on practice tests, study materials, and scholarship information through the Testing and Education Reference Center. Learn a new craft with the Hobbies and Crafts resource. Do you need to make repairs at home? Check out the Home Improvement resource for DIY. 

    Students and Teachers! There are free resources available through INSPIRE to help with lesson plans and studying. All grade levels can access information on art, music, geography, math, social studies and more through the Explora resource. You can still borrow materials from our digital collection using Libby and Hoopla. There are movies, TV series, comics, music, ebooks, and audio books to borrow through Hoopla. Access ebooks, audio books, and magazines using Libby. Ask us how! WiFi access is available in the parking lot of the library 24/7.

    Follow us on Facebook to keep up with virtual programs, from storytimes to a trivia night, free resources, and daily postings of fun and entertaining activities.Upcoming virtual programs: Book Club on Monday, May 4th at 6 p.m., TV Trivia Night: NCIS on Wednesday, May 13 at 6:30 p.m. and Genealogy 101 Class on Thursday, May 21 at 6 p.m. Registration is required and can be completed at our online calendar. Join our weekly email newsletter to receive information on resources and virtual programs.

    Do not worry about returning materials at this time. All materials have been renewed and have a return date of July 1st at this time. Staff members will be working daily from home and at the library to monitor voicemails, Facebook and emails received from the public. If you need help with accessing our digital collection, database or if your child needs help with their homework, please don’t hesitate to contact us. 

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