September is Library Card Sign Up Month
Transform your school year with a library card – September is Library Card Sign-up Month!
The value of today’s libraries goes beyond books. Librarians are leaders in their communities – helping people of any age to find what they need to help improve their quality of life. This September, the Monroe County Library System is joining with the American Library Association and libraries nationwide for Library Card Sign-up Month, an initiative to make sure that every student has the most important school supply of all – a free library card.
Resources at the Monroe County Library System are available to anyone with a library card. Students can turn to the library for materials, programs and knowledgeable library staff that support academic achievement.
Throughout the month, patrons with worn out cards can replace them at no cost.
“Our library provides access and programs for students of all ages,” says Nancy Bellaire, Director. “For preschool-age children, we offer early literacy resources and storytimes to encourage school readiness; for older children and teens, we supplement education with multidisciplinary programs; and for nontraditional students, we have GED resources. There’s really something for everyone, and it’s all free with a library card.”