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Bedford Branch Library (734) 847-6747
Blue Bush Branch Library (734) 242-4085
Carleton Branch Library (734) 654-2180
Dorsch Memorial Branch Library (734) 241-7878
Dundee Branch Library (734) 529-3310
Ellis Library & Reference Center (734) 241-5277
Erie Branch Library (734) 848-4420
Frenchtown-Dixie Branch Library (734) 289-1035
Ida Branch Library (734) 269-2191
L.S. Navarre Branch Library (734) 241-5577
Maybee Branch Library (734) 587-3680
Newport Branch Library (734) 586-2117
Rasey Memorial Branch Library (734) 848-4572
Robert A. Vivian Branch Library (734)241-1430
South Rockwood Branch Library (734) 379-3333
Summerfield-Petersburg Branch Library (734) 279-1025
Bedford Branch Library
8575 Jackman Rd. Temperance, MI 48182 Phone: (734) 847-6747
Fax: (734) 847-6591
Sun: 12:00 pm-5:00 pm
Mon - Thu: 9:00 am-9:00 pm
Fri - Sat: 9:00 am-5:00 pm
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Blue Bush Branch Library
Blue Bush Branch Library
2210 Blue Bush Road Monroe, MI 48162-9643 Phone: (734) 242-4085
Fax: (734) 242-4085
Mon - Tue: 1:00 pm-5:00 pm
Wed: 1:00 pm-8:00 pm
Thu: 1:00 pm-5:00 pm
Fri: 10:00 am-5:00 pm
Sat: 10:00 am-2:00 pm
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Carleton Branch Library
Carleton Branch Library
1444 Kent Street Carleton, MI 48117-0267 Phone: (734) 654-2180
Fax: (734) 654-8767
Mon: 12:00 pm-8:00 pm
Tue - Wed: 9:00 am-8:00 pm
Thu: 12:00 pm-8:00 pm
Fri - Sat: 9:00 am-5:00 pm
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Dorsch Memorial Branch Library
Dorsch Memorial Branch Library
18 East First Street Monroe, MI 48161-2227 Phone: (734) 241-7878
Fax: (734) 241-7879
Mon - Tue: 9:00 am-8:00 pm
Wed: 9:00 am-5:00 pm
Thu: 9:00 am-8:00 pm
Fri - Sat: 9:00 am-5:00 pm
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Dundee Branch Library
Dundee Branch Library
144 East Main Street Dundee, MI 48131-1202 Phone: (734) 529-3310
Fax: (734) 529-7415
Mon: 9:00 am-6:00 pm
Tue: 10:00 am-8:00 pm
Wed: 9:00 am-6:00 pm
Thu: 10:00 am-8:00 pm
Fri: 9:00 am-5:00 pm
Sat: 10:00 am-2:00 pm
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Ellis Library & Reference Center
Ellis Library & Reference Center
3700 South Custer Rd. Monroe 48161-9716 Phone: (734) 241-5277
Toll Free: (800) 462-2050
Fax: (734) 242-9037
Sun: 12:00 pm-5:00 pm
Mon - Thu: 9:00 am-9:00 pm
Fri - Sat: 9:00 am-5:00 pm
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Erie Branch Library
Erie Branch Library
2065 Erie Rd. Erie, MI 48133-9757 Phone: (734) 848-4420
Mon: 2:00 pm-8:00 pm
Tue: 9:00 am-1:00 pm
Wed: 10:00 am-6:00 pm
Thu: 2:00 pm-6:00 pm
Fri: 1:00 pm-5:00 pm
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Frenchtown-Dixie Branch Library
Frenchtown-Dixie Branch Library
2881 Nadeau Monroe, MI 48162-9355 Phone: (734) 289-1035
Fax: (734) 289-3867
Mon - Tue: 9:00 am-8:00 pm
Wed: 9:00 am-5:00 pm
Thu: 12:00 pm-8:00 pm
Fri - Sat: 9:00 am-5:00 pm
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Ida Branch Library
Ida Branch Library
3016 Lewis Ave. Ida, MI 48140-0056 Phone: (734) 269-2191
Fax: (734) 269-3315
Mon: 12:00 pm-8:00 pm
Tue: 10:00 am-6:00 pm
Wed - Fri: 10:00 am-5:00 pm
Sat: 10:00 am-1:00 pm
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L.S. Navarre Branch Library
Navarre Branch Library
1135 East Second Street Monroe, MI 48161-1920 Phone: (734) 241-5577
Fax: (734) 241-5577
Mon: 1:00 pm-6:00 pm
Tue: 10:00 am-8:00 pm
Wed - Thu: 1:00 pm-6:00 pm
Fri - Sat: 1:00 pm-5:00 pm
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Maybee Branch Library
Maybee Branch Library
9060 Raisin St. Maybee, MI 48159-0165 Phone: (734) 587-3680
Fax: (734) 587-3680
Mon: 12:00 pm-8:00 pm
Tue: 12:00 pm-5:00 pm
Thu: 9:00 am-1:00 pm
Fri: 9:00 am-5:00 pm
Sat: 9:00 am-2:00 pm
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Newport Branch Library
8120 N. Dixie Hwy. Newport, MI 48166-9703 Phone: (734) 586-2117
Fax: (734) 586-1116
Mon: 12:00 pm-6:00 pm
Tue: 10:00 am-8:00 pm
Wed: 10:00 am-6:00 pm
Thu: 12:00 pm-8:00 pm
Fri: 10:00 am-5:00 pm
Sat: 10:00 am-2:00 pm
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Rasey Memorial Branch Library
Rasey Memorial Branch Library
4349 Oak, Box 416 Luna Pier, MI 48157-4572 Phone: (734) 848-4572
Fax: (734) 848-4572
Mon: 9:00 am-1:00 pm
Tue: 2:00 pm-8:00 pm
Wed: 2:00 pm-6:00 pm
Thu: 9:00 am-1:00 pm
Fri: 1:00 pm-5:00 pm
Sat: 9:00 am-1:00 pm
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Robert A. Vivian Branch Library
2664 Vivian Road Monroe, MI 48162-9212 Phone: (734)241-1430
Fax: (734)241-1430
Mon: 12:00 pm-8:00 pm
Wed: 12:00 pm-8:00 pm
Thu: 9:00 am-2:00 pm
Fri: 12:00 pm-5:00 pm
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South Rockwood Branch Library
12776 Dixie Hwy. P.O. Box 47 S. Rockwood, MI 48179 Phone: (734) 379-3333
Fax: (734) 379-3333
Mon: 10:00 am-1:00 pm
Tue: 1:00 pm-6:00 pm
Wed: 1:00 pm-8:00 pm
Thu: 2:00 pm-6:00 pm
Fri: 1:00 pm-5:00 pm
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Summerfield-Petersburg Branch Library
Summerfield-Petersburg Branch Library
60 East Center St. Petersburg, MI 49270 Phone: (734) 279-1025
Fax: (734) 279-2328
Mon - Tue: 10:00 am-7:00 pm
Wed: 12:00 pm-8:00 pm
Thu: 3:00 pm-8:00 pm
Fri: 10:00 am-5:00 pm
Sat: 10:00 am-1:00 pm
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Old TIme Radio Lunch Hour
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10:30 AM
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Bygones of Monroe

Glimpses of Life in Monroe County History Taken from Area Newspapers

The 7th Michigan Re-Enlisted
The 11th Michigan at Murfreesboro
The 15th Infantry
1948 Deaths
26 Leave Today for C.C.C. Camp
Address Given by Negro Leader
Ambassador Bridge Open
Another Military Funeral
Another Monroe Boy in the Battle of Wilson's Creek
Another Steamboat Sunk
Arrival of the Remains of Capt. Strong
Ate Nearly 2,000 Rats
Ball in Honor of Gen. Custer
Bank of Monroe
Baseball in Monroe
Battle Flag for the Seventh
Battle of Falling Water
Beer Boats
Beer Esatablishments 1876
Beer Establishments 1879
Black Bass
Black Eagle
Borax Bill
Boy Scout Camp
Brigadier General Custer
Bus Lines
Business Buildings Sold

Camp Monroe—Mulligan Regiment—New Commander
Camp Williams, Letter from
Capt. Geo A. Custer
Capt. Spaulding
Card From Captain Darrah
Carleton Cheese Factory
Church Directory 1877
Circuit Court 4-7-1882
Circuit Court 1891(?)
Circuit Court 2-5-1891
Circuit Court 2-19-1891
Circuit Court 4-9-1891
Circuit Court 4-16-1891
Circuit Court 9-10-1891
Circuit Court 9-17-1891
Circuit Court 9-24-1891
Circuit Court 2-4-1892
Circuit Court 2-11-1892
Circuit Court 4-14-1892
Circuit Court 6-13-1895
Colors For The Smith Guards
The Coming Draft
Concert At The Seminary—Gray Sock Society
A Convention of Colored Men
Copperheads in Dundee
County Fair
County Museum Making Progress
Cousino Brothers
Custer Steel
Daylight Savings Time
Death of a Monroe County Soldier at Richmond
Death of Another Monroe Soldier
Death of Captain Darrah
Death of Col. Winans
Death of Herbert Lacroix
Death of Lieutenant Colonel Pratt
Deaths At Malvern Hill
Departure of Col. Oliver, and the 15th Regiment
Departure of the 7th Regiment
Departure of the two Monroe Companies for Hillsdale-Sword Presentation
Detroit, Monroe & Toledo Short Line Electric Car Crash
Detroit Urban Railway
Distressing Calamity
Downtown Businesses
Dr. C.T. Southworth
Drafted Men
Dundee and Summerfield, & War Meetings
Dundee Village
Early Days of Monroe
Early Days of Monroe - 1832
Eleventh Regiment- Camp Morton- Jan. 19,1862, Letter from
Erie Hawks Baseball
Erie School House
Exciting from the Potomac Army
Exempted from Draft
Fairgrounds Purchase
Fallen Heroes of Monroe County, Michigan
Farewell to the Ingersoll Company, 18th Michigan Regiment
Father Joos purchases land
"Favorite" Schooner Searched For
Fifteenth Regiment, March 6, 1862
Fifteenth Regiment at the Battle of Pittsburg Landing & Col. Oliver's Letter
Fifteenth Regiment Sept. 28, 1862
15th Michigan in the Late Battle near Corinth
15th Regiment, From the
15th Michigan Regiment, Soldier Werther & Wife
Fire at Gen. Strong's Grain Elevator
Fire Loss is $60,000
Firemen's Hard Work
Firing on Fort Sumpter
Fish Freezing
The Flag for the Seventh Regiment
The Flag for the Seventh Regiment (2)
Floral City Heaters
Former Residents of Monroe in New Orleans
Fort Woodbury
Fourth Michigan Infantry
Fourth Michigan Regiment- Miners Hill- Dec. 6, 1861
Fourth Regiment Camp 5 Miles West of Alexandria, VA, July 15, 1861
Fourth Regiment, From the
Fourth Regiment, From the
Fourth Regiment – Its  March from Adrian to Harrisburg
Fourth Regiment Presentation of Colors
Francis Navarre Obituary
From the 6th Mich. Infantry
Funeral Services of Lieutenant Wm. Duffield
Further From the 4th Michigan
Gen. Tom Thumb
General Orders
Giant Catfish
Grey Sock Society, Monroe, Dec. 4th, 1861
Harbor Improvements
Harbor Improvements 2
Harbor Improvements 3
Horses for the Army
Historic Sisters Island Changes
Ida to Dedicate Soldiers' Memorial
Important Changes in the Army
In Memory Of Lieutenant Duffield
John Monteith and the Formation of Monroe Presbyterian Church
John Monteith on the Organization of 1st Presbyterian Church
Jeremiah Lawrence
Kentucky Army, Letter from the
Ladies Aid Society
Ladies Moving
Lake Erie Steamboats
Letter from Co. A., 4th Michigan - Before Yorktown
Letter From The 18th Mich. Infantry, May 28, 1863
Letters From A Paroled Prisoner
Letter from Co. A., 4th Mich. Infantry.
Letter from the 11th Mich. Cavalry
Letter from the Potomac Army
Letter from the Seventh Regiment
Letter from the Seventh Regiment
Letter from the Sixth Michigan
Lighthouse Keeper
Lighthouse Keeper 2
Liquor Smugglers
List of the 18th Mich. Infantry taken Prisoners
Marching of the First Michigan Regiment
Marriage of Gen. Custer
Masquerade Party
Matthews Boat Co.
May God Go With Them
Mays Ground Breaking
Mercy Hospital receives first patient
Merge Electric Lines
The Michigan 6th as Heavy Artillery
Michigan Soldiers At Cincinnati 1862
Military Ball
Military Excitement
Monroe Binder Board
Monroe Boy Wounded at Chickamauga
Monroe Harbor
Monroe Harbor 2
Monroe Harbor 3
Monroe and Lenawee Counties
Monroe Boys in Co. A
Monroe Canning Plant
Monroe Golf
Monroe Harbor
Monroe in 1833
Monroe Man Carves "Custer's Last Stand" in Wood
Monroe Marriages
Monroe Soldiers Aid Society
More Companies Enlisting
Mounted Rifles, For The
Mulligan Guards
Mulligan Regiment
Mulligan Regiment, Jan. 9, 1862
Mulligan Regiment, Jan. 23, 1862
Mulligan's Visit to Monroe
Muskrat Banquet
Muskrat Dinner, 2000 Eaten
Muskrats - Marsh Beef
Muskrat Tracks
New Bridge
New Piers for the Railroad Bridge
New Store
Obituaries 1870
Obituaries 1875
Obituaries 1876
Obituaries, July 13, 1954
Our Fat Men
Our Street Lights
Photographers of Monroe County
Pointe Aux Peaux Winery
Polar Bear Brigade
Port Can Be Seen in Passenger Boat
Port of Havre
Power House Corner Sold for Civic Improvement
Presbyterian Church in Monroe
Promoted—Bard Darrah
Prospects of a Military Camp at Monroe
Raisin River Ice Floes
Rat Banquet at Chicago
Recent Skirmish of the Fourth Regiment
Recruits Wanted For The Lancers
Republican Gall
Repairs to Monroe Piers
Reported Caputre of Richmond
Resisting the Draft
Return of the Gallant Seventh
River Raisin Harbor
River Raisin Ice
River Raisin Paper Co.
Roaring River Raisin
Sackett Store
Saline Settlement
Saturday at the Piers
Schooner Augusta
Seventh Regiment
Seventh Regiment - Dec. 5, 1861, From the
Seventh Michigan - March 27, 1862
Seventh Regiment, Camp Benton, October 17, 1861, Letter from the
Seventh Regiment, Camp Benton, Nov. 25, 1861, Letter from the
Ship Arrivals of Monroe 1836
Ship Departures of Monroe 1836
Sickness & Cholera
Sixth Regiment - March 27, 1862
Smith Guards have the Post of Honor
Snake Island
Society is Formed to Record History of Monroe County
Soldier in Camp Monroe - February 6, 1862, Letter from a
Soldier In Luck
Soldiers Absent from the Army
Soldiers' Aid Society
Steamboat Arrangements
Steamboat Macomb
Steamboat Mazeppa
Steamboat Monroe
St. Francis Goes to Detroit
St. John's Fair
New Steamboat "A.D. Perkins"
A Stonewall Regiment
Stoney Creek Settlement
Sutler of Camp Monroe - February 6, 1862
Sword Presentation to Col. Spalding
The Sword Presented to Col. Clark
Take a Vacation
Teacher in Monroe County, 1870
Teachers in Monroe County, 1874
Toledo Woman Buys One of Monroe's Best Business Blocks
Train Accident
Train and truck collide, killing three
Traitors in Monroe County
Trouble in Camp - February 6, 1862
Two more of Co. A 4th Reg't, Killed
Uncle Pete, The Lighthouse Keeper
Union Demonstration At Dundee
Union Meeting in Raisinville
U.S. 23
Vessels Passing Monroe Light
Village of Monroe
Visit to the Lighthouse
Waldorf Mill
War of 1812
War of 1812 veterans buried in Monroe County
War Prisoners To Be Quartered On An Island In Lake Erie
Washington Correspondence, Washington, July 20, 1861
William Boles Dies in Florida
Wing's History Of Monroe
Winkworth Wins $1000 Home Prize