Monroe County PA Library

Find Monroe County, Pennsylvania libraries, such as state, town, city, public, private, college and university library branches. Libraries provide information on applications, borrowing books, ebooks, library programs, online databases and research.


Hughes Library 1002 Pennsylvania 611 Stroudsburg PA 18360 570-421-0800


Pocono Mountain Public Library 5570 Municipal Drive Tobyhanna PA 18466 570-894-8860

Western Pocono Community Library 131 Pilgrim Way Brodheadsville PA 18322 570-992-7934

About Monroe County Libraries

Monroe County Libraries are institutions that stores and make available collections of books, periodicals, electronic databases, and other information sources to either the general public or a specific group of patrons in Monroe County, PA. Library collections may also include musical recordings, films, and other cultural materials. In addition to making their physical and electronic collections available to patrons, Monroe County Libraries organize and sponsor a wide range of programs and activities that complement their collections.

You may contact the Library for questions about:
  • Public Libraries near you
  • Monroe County Library catalogs and collections
  • Library research facilities and databases
  • Monroe County Library cards
  • Library programs and events
Monroe County Public Libraries

Monroe County Public Libraries are Monroe County or local government operations. While registration and a Monroe County library card are usually required, access to most of the materials and services offered at a Public Library is generally free. Physical items may be borrowed and electronic materials accessed without an additional fee. While registration and the issuance of a card may be limited to residents of the jurisdiction served by a Public Library, most Libraries honor cards from other Public Libraries near Monroe County and many participate in programs that allow for inter-library loans. In larger jurisdictions, the Public Library may consist of a main Library building with additional satellite facilities referred to as Monroe County Library Branches.

Monroe County Academic Libraries are typically housed at colleges and universities primarily for the benefit of students and faculty, though some may open their collections and services to residents of the surrounding communities. Pennsylvania State Libraries primarily serve as repositories for state documents to support research by PA employees and legislators, though they are also open to the general public.

Special Library Collections

In addition to the general collections found in a Monroe County Public Library, special collections may be available that emphasize local history and institutions or unique aspects of the community. Special collections may have value as historical artifacts and may not be available for circulation outside of the Pennsylvania Library facility.

Monroe County Public Library Programs

Monroe County Public Libraries make computers available on site for patrons' research activities and to provide access to their electronic databases and publications. Public Libraries also frequently offer programs and services that support patrons in job searches, Monroe County genealogy research, small business development, or legal research. Book readings by authors and a variety of entertainment events may also be presented, such as musical performances, poetry readings, and children's events.