Adults

The Monticello Public Library has a variety of programs and services for adults scheduled year-round! To stay up-to-date on the latest library events and programs for adults, follow us on Facebook (@MonticelloPubLib) or read up on current events in our monthly newsletter. Our online events calendar also shows up to date programming. 

Popular programs include:

  • Book Club
  • Seasonal Presentations
  • Summer Reading Program
  • Book-a-Librarian
  • and more!

Emergency / Crisis Resources

If you are in a life-threatening situation or immediate danger call 911
Monticello Police Department Non-Emergency Dispatch Number: (608) 938-4320

Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-8255. The hotline is available 24 hours a day. You can also text or chat with a counselor immediately: https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/.

Disaster Distress Helpline available at 1-800-985-5990 or text TalkWithUs to 66746. The Disaster Distress Helpline is a national service that offers phone- and text-based crisis counseling and support to people in distress related to any natural or human-caused disaster, to help them move forward on the path of recovery. 

Domestic Abuse
National Domestic Violence Hotline: 1-800-799-7233. If you are deaf or hard of hearing, use your TTY device to call 1-800-787-3224. You can text LOVEIS to 22522 or chat at thehotline.org 
Domestic Abuse Intervention Services (DAIS) will not be able to provide any walk-in services for the foreseeable future. Those needing services should contact the 24-hour Help Line at (608) 251-4445. 

Addiction
Alcoholics Anonymous has hundreds of daily online and phone meetings. Find one here.
Community-Organized Google Doc of Online AA Meetings During COVID-19: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1a71ccw7ihaWelksKwOp4AzAkYlVqSoKiN6Gsm38bKMU/edit?fbclid=IwAR1UHf3BIexxqqITTO-Lhcp15-XgFnjK4esGl9Fefyfp7LHhUG4qgZZfcWc#