Upcoming Events

Oct 20 2020 - 4:00pm
zombie makeup prom
Learn makeup skills to turn yourself UNDEAD! We'll go live at 4 p.m. October 20 on Instagram Live (@oplib). Afterward, tag the Library in a selfie if your account is public. If not, send us an email of your picture at ccalhoun@oplib.org. You'll then be able to pick up a goodie bag at the Main... more
Oct 20 2020 - 5:30pm
Alzheimer's Association logo
Our partners at the Alzheimer's Association will share important topics surrounding Alzheimer's and dementia. On October 20 at 5:30 p.m. join their virtual program, Understanding Alzheimer's & Dementia, at this access link: https://action.alz.org/PersonifyEbusiness/Default.aspx?TabID=1357&... more
Oct 22 2020 - 4:00pm
Camera with a screen showing a librarian reading a children's book to the camera
Join your favorite children's librarians for virtual story time every Thursday at 4 p.m. on the Library's Facebook page. We'll make crafts, sing songs and of course, read stories. Click here to learn more about the children's department and resources for children.
Oct 26 2020 - 9:00am
pumpkin bash logo
Pumpkin Bash: A Children’s Book Festival Even though our traditional festival will not happen in its usual magnitude, the Library isn’t missing an opportunity to advance literacy! This year, Pumpkin Bash will be a fun scavenger hunt with the entire family. Check off at least 7 of 10 the items in... more
Oct 27 2020 - 4:00pm
three librarians sit socially distanced from one another and face the camera. There is a sign in front of the center librarian with a trivia question.
Test your knowledge and play against the librarians! We'll go live on our Facebook page at 4 p.m. October 27 for a spooktacular trivia time.
Oct 29 2020 - 4:00pm
Camera with a screen showing a librarian reading a children's book to the camera
Join your favorite children's librarians for virtual story time every Thursday at 4 p.m. on the Library's Facebook page. We'll make crafts, sing songs and of course, read stories. Click here to learn more about the children's department and resources for children.
Oct 30 2020 - 10:00am
Image of speaker and Saunders Monument in Monroe City Cemetery
Cemetery Legends Annie & Sidney Saunders: Monroe's Black Sheep Couple Join Library Genealogist Lora Peppers for a discussion of Monroe's most notorious couple. Were they married? Did Sidney burn down Monroe not once, but twice? Did Annie build a statue as an insult to Monroe's society? Join... more
Nov 5 2020 - 4:00pm
Camera with a screen showing a librarian reading a children's book to the camera
Join your favorite children's librarians for virtual story time every Thursday at 4 p.m. on the Library's Facebook page. We'll make crafts, sing songs and of course, read stories. Click here to learn more about the children's department and resources for children.
Nov 12 2020 - 4:00pm
Camera with a screen showing a librarian reading a children's book to the camera
Join your favorite children's librarians for virtual story time every Thursday at 4 p.m. on the Library's Facebook page. We'll make crafts, sing songs and of course, read stories. Click here to learn more about the children's department and resources for children.
Nov 17 2020 - 2:00pm
How has Thanksgiving changed since the first Federal Congress passed a resolution in 1789? Learn how the holiday has evolved over time, highlighting how it was celebrated in early 1900s Monroe. Join Library Head of Genealogy and Special Collections Cyndy Robertson at 2 p.m. November 17 on our... more

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