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Monroe County Public Library

About Us

Our Mission

We provide all residents in Monroe County, Alabama with opportunities to pursue lifelong learning, information, and cultural enrichment. To accomplish this goal, the library will offer free access to technology resources and the printed word, thereby imparting knowledge to help patrons make wise and informed decisions to improve their lives. 


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Darlene Thompson, Library Director

William Johnson,  Circulation Clerk

Randall James, Part-time Library Assistant

Stephanie Curtin, Part-time Programming Coordinator



Crafts and Coffee


Join us on Thursday, May 2nd, at 12 Noon to paint a bouquet of Spring flowers as we enjoy this blooming season . Call the library at 251-743-3818 to reserve your spot, as space and materials are limited. Please note there will be a $5 material fee going forward. Also, we kindly ask that you notify us if after signing up, you realize you will be unable to attend. Thank you for your consideration in this! 

Twisted Stitches Quilt Club


Meeting the third Tuesday of each month from 3pm to 5pm. Designed for those with little or no quilting experience. The project for the March 19th class will be finishing up  table runners. The materials for this project will be provided by the Twisted Stitches Quilt Club.  The first class is limited to 8 participants.  If you would like to join this class, please call the library at 251-743-3818 to sign-up. 

Special Opportunity


The Monroe County Public Library will host:

 Making Alabama

    - A Bicentennial Traveling Exhibit                     April 6th - 23rd

During normal library hours.  

More Details to come.

Sip & See


April 9th from 3:30 - 7:00 you are invited to browse the Making Alabama - Bicentennial Exhibit while enjoying friends, wine and refreshments.  At 4:30 we will gather to hear our scholarly speaker, author and co-author Mike Bunn. 

More Events


Monroe County Public Libraries 92nd Birthday

10:00 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.

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Monroe County Public Libraries 92nd Birthday

Come and celebrate the MCPL 92nd Birthday plus the Bicentennial & National Library Week.  Festivities will start at 10:00 a.m.  WMFC radio will be here to help us announce the fun.  There will be plenty of birthday cake and drinks to enjoy.  Kelly Kazek, a writer for AL.com/Alabama Media group will be our guest speaker at 6:30 p.m.

10:00 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.

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Help Our Cause

Your support and contributions will enable us to meet our goals and improve the library experience. Your generous donation will fund our mission to serve our community.

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Contact Us

Better yet, see us in person, and get a great book, or CD or DVD!

We love our patrons, so feel free to visit during normal business hours.

Monroe County Public Library

121 Pineville Rd, Monroeville, AL 36460

251-743-3818 fax 251-575-7357


We are closed on Federal Holidays.


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