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Curbside Service @ MPL

Curbside Pickup Service 

Curbside pickup service launched Monday, July 6th! To stock up on books, DVDs, magazines, and more, start by placing a reserve on an item in one of three ways:

1️⃣ online at
2️⃣ by texting the Library at 626-531-1446
3️⃣ calling the Library at 626-256-8274 (Mon-Sat 10am-5pm)

Once you reserve your item, you will be contacted by staff to arrange a pickup date. On the day of your pickup, call or text us that you have arrived and we will have your items ready. In accordance with public health guidelines, please practice physical distancing and wear a mask when picking up your items.


Book Drops Are Now Open

The book drops located on Lime Ave are open 24/7. All items checked out before the library's closure on 3/13 will be due on August 31. Items checked out during Curbside Service, starting July 6th, will be due within the regular loan period, with automatic renewal available on items that are not reserved.  All returned materials will be quarantined before being reissued, as recommended by health officials. Due to the quarantine period, it may take up to a week for items to be removed from your account upon return.

We appreciate your patience and understanding as we work hard to keep staff and the community healthy and safe. If you have questions, please email us at


Library Resources You Can Enjoy from Home:

Online Homework Help & LIVE Tutors with Brainfuse's HelpNow

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Homework help with live tutors in math, science, reading/writing, social studies, and PSAT/SAT, ACT, AP tests. Tutors are available 1pm-10pm PST.

Plus, they also offer 24/7 SAT Prep, a Writing Lab, and more. HelpNow also offers a private virtual study room using MEET, with all sessions taking place on the Brainfuse whiteboard. 

Check out this quick How To Use HelpNow video to learn more about all the resources HelpNow has to offer!

For more information, visit our eBooks & Other Resources page and click on Brainfuse HelpNow.


Free Digital Magazines with RBdigital

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RBdigital (formally Zinio) gives you access to your favorite magazines, all free with your Monrovia Public Library card! Take the latest issue of Rolling Stone, Martha Stewart Living, or National Geographic Kids with you. You can download the RBdigital app on your device and read on the go!

The RBdigital app is available in the App Store, Google Play, and on the Kindle Fire.


Overdrive's Libby app for ebooks & eaudiobooks

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Read ebooks & eaudiobooks on your favorite device with the Libby app from Overdrive. 

The Libby app is available in the App Store and on Google Play



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Enjoy your child's favorite stories anywhere! This amazing site offers read alongs, picture books, chapter books, nonfiction, and graphic novels. Plus, there are fun puzzles and games. There are also materials available in Spanish and French.

 Visit our eBooks & Other Resources page and and click on TumbleBooks.