Pennsylvania Monroe County Public Libraries

By | January 1, 2023

We are providing a comprehensive directory of public libraries in Monroe County, Pennsylvania. This list includes library formal name, street address, postal code, phone number and how many books are available. Check the following list to see all public libraries in Pennsylvania Monroe County.

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1. Library System BARRETT FRIENDLY LIBRARY
Street Address: Rt 191, Mountainhome, PA 18342
Phone Number: (570) 595-7171 Monroe 63,265 23,896

2. Central Library BARRETT FRIENDLY LIBRARY
Street Address: Rt 191, Mountainhome, PA 18342
Phone Number: (570) 595-7171 Monroe N/A N/A

3. Library System CLYMER LIBRARY ASSOCIATION
Firehouse RD., Pocono Pines, PA 18350
Phone Number: (570) 646-0826 Monroe 53,807 49,045

4. Central Library CLYMER LIBRARY ASSOCIATION
Firehouse RD., Pocono Pines, PA 18350
Phone Number: (570) 646-0826 Monroe N/A N/A

5. Central Library EASTERN MONROE PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 1002 North 9th St, Stroudsburg, PA 18360
Phone Number: (570) 421-0800 Monroe N/A N/A

6. Library System EASTERN MONROE PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 1002 North 9th St, Stroudsburg, PA 18360
Phone Number: (570) 421-0800 Monroe 514,324 582,893

7. Bookmobile EASTERN MONROE PUBLIC LIBRARY (BOOKMOBILE)
1002 North Ninth Street, Stroudsburg, PA 18360
Phone Number: (570) 421-0800 Monroe N/A N/A

8. Library System POCONO MOUNTAIN PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 5540 Memorial Blvd, Tobyhanna, PA 18466
Phone Number: (570) 894-8860 Monroe 136,014 83,960

9. Central Library POCONO MOUNTAIN PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 5540 Memorial Blvd, Tobyhanna, PA 18466
Phone Number: (570) 894-8860 Monroe N/A N/A

10. Branch Library POCONO TOWNSHIP BRANCH
Street Address: Municipal Bldg, Route 611, Tannersville, PA 18372
Phone Number: (570) 629-5858 Monroe N/A N/A

11. Branch Library SMITHFIELD BRANCH LIBRARY
Street Address: 1002 North 9th St, Marshalls Creek, PA 18360
Phone Number: (570) 223-1881 Monroe N/A N/A

12. Central Library WESTERN POCONO COMMUNITY LIBRARY
Street Address: 2000 Pilgrim Way, Brodheadsville, PA 18322
Phone Number: (570) 992-7934 Monroe N/A N/A

13. Library System WESTERN POCONO COMMUNITY LIBRARY
Street Address: 2000 Pilgrim Way, Brodheadsville, PA 18322
Phone Number: (570) 992-7934 Monroe 312,942 164,485

Overview of Monroe County, Pennsylvania

Monroe County is a county located in the state of Pennsylvania. As of 2000, the population is 138,687. Its county seat is Stroudsburg.

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,599 km² (617 mi²). 1,576 km² (608 mi²) of it is land and 23 km² (9 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 1.44% water.

Demographics

As of the census of 2000, there are 138,687 people, 49,454 households, and 36,447 families residing in the county. The population density is 88/km² (228/mi²). There are 67,581 housing units at an average density of 43/km² (111/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 88.21% White, 6.02% Black or African American, 0.21% Native American, 1.11% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 2.42% from other races, and 1.99% from two or more races. 6.63% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 49,454 households out of which 36.20% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.70% are married couples living together, 8.80% have a female householder with no husband present, and 26.30% are non-families. 20.20% of all households are made up of individuals and 7.80% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.73 and the average family size is 3.16.

In the county, the population is spread out with 26.80% under the age of 18, 8.60% from 18 to 24, 28.80% from 25 to 44, 23.50% from 45 to 64, and 12.30% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 37 years. For every 100 females there are 97.60 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 94.40 males.

Cities and towns

  • Arlington Heights
  • Barrett Township
  • Brodheadsville
  • Chestnuthill Township
  • Coolbaugh Township
  • Delaware Water Gap
  • East Stroudsburg
  • Eldred Township
  • Hamilton Township
  • Jackson Township
  • Middle Smithfield Township
  • Mount Pocono
  • Mountainhome
  • Paradise Township
  • Pocono Pines
  • Pocono Township
  • Polk Township
  • Price Township
  • Ross Township
  • Smithfield Township
  • Stroud Township
  • Stroudsburg
  • Tobyhanna Township
  • Tunkhannock Township