Monrovia Public Library

Monrovia Family Movie Night - Gnomeo & Juliet

Location: Monrovia Public Library
Date: Friday, June 10, 2011 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

A family friendly movie night with door prizes and refreshments.  

Tuesday Night Book Club: Ice Bound

Location: Monrovia Public Library
Date: Tuesday, June 21, 2011 - 6:30pm - 7:30pm

It was splashed across every newspaper in 1999: a woman doctor in Antarctica finds a lump in her breast and after performing her own biopsy realizes that she has a particularly aggressive form of cancer. But no planes can land during the long winter months, and she must administer her own chemotherapy. That woman was Nielsen, and this is her story of her battle with cancer and the extreme conditions of the South Pole. Alone and scared, Nielsen describes the feelings that washed over her that long winter.

Tuesday Night Book Club: The Color of Light

Location: Monrovia Public Library
Date: Tuesday, May 17, 2011 - 6:30pm - 7:30pm

Newly divorced and pregnant with her second child, Jillian Parrish seeks refuge in the South Carolina island community where she spent her childhood summers. Though Pawley's Island is the only place she feels truly at home, she is haunted by childhood memories of her parents' troubled marriage and the unsolved disappearance of her best friend, Lauren, especially when she reconnects with a friend who was implicated in the disappearance.

Tuesday Night Book Club: The True and Outstanding Adventures of the Hunt Sisters

Location: Monrovia Public Library
Date: Tuesday, April 19, 2011 - 6:30pm - 7:30pm

Olivia Hunt is unemployed, living alone, and working on the fourth draft of her suicide note when she gets a phone call that lets her know what real trouble is. Madeleine Hunt is her younger sister, the annoyingly happy one who married the hometown guy while Olivia set out to conquer Hollywood, ha, ha. And Maddie is in trouble. Pulled home for the first time in years, Olivia gets a painful dose of real life as she tries to help her sister, keep her parents from running off the rails, and reconnect with the boyfriend who left without a word but might still be the love of her life.

A View From Across the River

Location: Monrovia Public Library
Date: Tuesday, April 26, 2011 - 6:00pm - 7:30pm

Professor Anissa Graham, a native of Columbus, GA, will discuss how Phenix City was and is viewed by those who live across the Chattahoochee River.  The presentation will focus on the symbiotic relationship of the two towns, from the 1950s to the present.  “Up from The Ashes,” the documentary about Phenix City will also be shown.

Movie genre: documentary
Runtime: 26 minutes

Preschool Storytime

Location: Monrovia Public Library
Date: Thursday, February 10, 2011 - 10:30am - 11:30amThursday, February 17, 2011 - 10:30am - 11:30amThursday, February 24, 2011 - 10:30am - 11:30amThursday, March 3, 2011 - 10:30am - 11:30amThursday, March 10, 2011 - 10:30am - 11:30amThursday, March 17, 2011 - 10:30am - 11:30amThursday, March 24, 2011 - 10:30am - 11:30amThursday, March 31, 2011 - 10:30am - 11:30amThursday, April 7, 2011 - 10:30am - 11:30amThursday, April 14, 2011 - 10:30am - 11:30amThursday, April 21, 2011 - 10:30am - 11:30amThursday, April 28, 2011 - 10:30am - 11:30am

Join Miss Beth for Preschool storytime.  Each week we will share 3-4 age appropriate books, fingerplays, and songs.  Then we will finish with a fun theme related craft. 

Preschool Storytime

Location: Monrovia Public Library
Date: Monday, February 7, 2011 - 10:30am - 11:30amMonday, February 14, 2011 - 10:30am - 11:30amMonday, February 28, 2011 - 10:30am - 11:30amMonday, March 7, 2011 - 10:30am - 11:30amMonday, March 14, 2011 - 10:30am - 11:30amMonday, March 21, 2011 - 10:30am - 11:30amMonday, March 28, 2011 - 10:30am - 11:30amMonday, April 4, 2011 - 10:30am - 11:30amMonday, April 11, 2011 - 10:30am - 11:30amMonday, April 18, 2011 - 10:30am - 11:30amMonday, April 25, 2011 - 10:30am - 11:30am

Join Miss Beth for Preschool storytime.  Each week we will share 3-4 age appropriate books, fingerplays, and songs.  Then we will finish with a fun theme related craft. 

Valentine Party

Location: Monrovia Public Library
Date: Saturday, February 12, 2011 - 11:00am - 1:00pm

Join us for a Valentine's Day celebration at the Monrovia Public Library.  We will be creating valentines for all our friends and family.  Come enjoy some sweet stories and a hearty snack as well!

Share Your Story (Black History Month Series)

Location: Monrovia Public Library
Date: Tuesday, February 22, 2011 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Join others in the community to read a personal account of your, a friend or family member’s memorable experience in African-American history.

Please contact Cindy Hewitt for guidelines and information at 256-489-3392.

Closed for Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Location: Main Library
Date: Monday, January 17, 2011 (All day)

All branches will be closed on Monday, January 17, 2011 in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

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