• 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



  • CTAP is comprised of individualized career coaching sessions. It includes:

    • Resume and Cover Letter Review, Career Exploration, Interview Preparation, Job Search Strategy Development

  • Sign up for a FREE 45-minute one-on-one meeting with a career coach

    • Wednesday, April 30 • 1:30 – 4:30 PM 

    • Thursday, May 29 • 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM

    • Saturday, June 21 • 1:30 – 4:30 PM

  • Reserve your spot at the library or call (845) 794-4660 ext. 7


Construction Update, 04/14/14 @ 6:00 PM:

  • The New Library Construction Project Rebid went to invited bidders. Bids are due at 2:00 PM on April 23, 2014. Interested Subcontractors and/or Suppliers, please visit the Dormitory Authority of the State of New York 'Procurement Opportunities' page at: 

At our library we help you find what you're looking for and more. We provide a friendly and efficient staff to help you locate and/or order any materials you need. Whether you need books, periodicals, audio books or DVDs,  our reliable staff is on hand to help you. We  have an online catalog where you can help yourself whether you're at the library or at home. We also have computers for public use and free wireless internet if you bring your own computer.  If you're new to the library and want a membership, just come on in with a photo ID and proof of residence and we'll set you up with your own FREE library card.

If you want to see how much money you are saving by using the library, then you have to check out our new Library Value Calculator.               



Library Hours    

Mon 9 am 7 pm
9 am 6 pm
Wed 9 am 7 pm
Thurs 9 am 6 pm
Fri 9 am 7 pm
Sat 11 am 5 pm

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