• Welcome to the E. B. Crawford Public Library!
    We're not just books anymore. Come and check us out at 393 Broadway (Route 42N) in Monticello, N.Y., or call us at 845-794-4660.
  • E-Books Now!
    Do you have a iPad, Nook, or an e-Reader, etc.? Would you like to borrow books for your device? Enjoy your favorite books on the go, in the car, and on your e-Reader. Here's where to go!
  • Online Book Clubs!
    Do you like Romance, Mystery, Thrillers? Want to find a novel you haven't read before? Then you should check out our Email Book Clubs. Choose any or all of our many genres, for free! Read a new book every week and enjoy the variety.

Welcome to the Ethelbert B. Crawford Public Library


Career Counseling @The Library

  • Tuesday, September 23 10:00:a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
  • Saturday, October 11 2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
  • Thursday, October 23 3:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Free one-on-one career coaching sessions targeting the needs of today's job seeker.  Whether you are looking for your first job, an internship, to change careers, or re-enter the work-force, our career coach will assist you with your resume, job search strategies, and interview preparation. 

Call the library at 794-4660 ext.7 to sign up for your free 1-hour session.

 

2015 Library Budget & Trustee Election

Wednesday, October 15, 2014      3:00 P.M.-8:00 P.M.

The Proposed Budget for 2015 may be viewed online.  Copies are also available at the library. 

Two board of trustee seats are up for re-election.   Incumbent trustee Marcia Raponi has indicated that she will be seeking re-election.  Incumbent Joseph Fowler has indicated that he will not be seeking re-election. 

Petitions to be placed on the ballot for a trustee seat are available at the library.  Petitions must be returned to the library by September 15, 2014.  For information please call the library (845)794-4660 x6. 

Fall Story Times

Toddler story time- Mondays at 10:00

Pre-K Story Time- Fridays at 10:00]

NEW this season- Monthly Saturday Story times!

Saturday story times will be held at 12:00 on the second Saturday of each month. The first one will be October 11. Join us on Star Wars Reads Day for a story and craft that are out of this world!


 

Library staff help you find what you are looking for and more.  Friendly and efficient staff help you locate and/or order the materials you seek. Whether you need books, periodicals, audio books or DVDs staff is on hand to offer assistance. With an online catalog you can help yourself from the library or from home. Computers for public use are available with free wireless Internet access if using your own computer/device.  

See how much you save using the library.  Check out our Library Value Calculator.   

 

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