Come check out the MakerSpace at the Mammoth Branch Library! Learn how to use a 3-D Printer, use stencils to create a greeting card, make a bracelet or all kinds of other projects. A special workshop has been set up on the Second Floor of the Mammoth Lakes Branch Library.

Also check our Special Events page for short-term classes involving particular projects.


Tuesdays 2:00-6:00 Middle School Age and up

Wednesdays 2:00-6:00 All Ages

Thursdays 2:00-6:00 Elementary School Age

Fridays 10:00-12:00 Adults Only

MakerSpace Documents:

MakerSpace Waiver

List of Supplies That Can Be Donated - Updated March 2017

MakerSpace Rules and Addendum

MakerSpace Daily Reminders

Special Events at the Mammoth Lakes Library

Snacks and Art Friday - March 24th - "Glass" Flowers - FLYER

Sewing Classes - a different project each time --  Dates Changed - FLYER

Images of the Eastern Sierra Gallery Walls starts February 13th - FLYER






Mono County Library Sponsored Resources

You can access these resources using your 14 digit library card number:

KOHA Library Catalog

    • Our online catalog. Sign in to renew materials and place holds


    • Digital audio books & ebooks

EBSCO eBooks  

EBSCO Periodicals

    • 2,500 Full Text Periodicals
    • 107,135 Photos, Maps and Flags
    • 84,074 Full Text biographies
    • 86,135 Primary Source Documents
    • 329 Full text Reference Resources
    • Access outside the library with your library card

California Library Services for People with Print Disabilities

Mango Languages

    • Learn a new language for FREE!

FREE Resources (library card number not required):

Online Archive of California

    • The OAC provides free public access to detailed descriptions of primary source collections (artwork, manuscripts, papers, historic photographs, and so on) maintained by more than 200 libraries, special collections, archives, historical societies, and museums throughout California — including collections maintained by the 10 University of California (UC) campuses. The OAC is a core component of the University of California California Digital Library (CDL) and is administered by the Digital Special Collections program.

California Digital Newspaper Collection

    • The California Digital Newspaper Collection contains over 400,000 pages of significant historical California newspapers published from 1846-1922, including the first California newspaper, the Californian, and the first daily California newspaper, the Daily Alta California. It also contains issues of several current California newspapers that are part of a pilot project to preserve and provide access to contemporary papers.


    • Calisphere is the University of California free public gateway to a world of primary sources. More than 200,000 digitized items — including photographs, documents, newspaper pages, political cartoons, works of art, diaries, transcribed oral histories, advertising, and other unique cultural artifacts — reveal the diverse history and culture of California and its role in national and world history.

 Driver Education Program

    • Includes 11 car practice tests, 6 motorcycle practice tests, 3 CDL (Commercial Driver’s License) practice tests, 3 online driver’s manuals (car, motorcycle, CDL), and a FAQ section with detailed answers to 100+ DMV-related questions.

Scans of Local Newspapers (Provided by So. Mono County Historical Society)

The Friends of the Library groups for three branch libraries are exhibiting art work by local, up-and-coming artist within their branches. These Gallery Walls offer the opportunity for the artists to place their work for public view and sale, and the Friends receive a portion of the proceeds of any sale.

Mammoth Lakes is exhibiting Images of the Eastern Sierra with an Artist's Reception on April 15 - FLYER

Stop by the Coleville or Lee Vining libraries to see what is currently on exhibit.


ILL is no longer available. However, Zip Books can be used for book requests which are funded by a California State Library grant and become part of our collection.


We have over 700 volumes in our law libraries at the Bridgeport and Mammoth Lakes Branches. Check with your library staff on how to use the books and online resources.


We are happy to assist you with reference questions to the degree that the information in our collection allows. For additional reference assistance, we refer questions to the NorthNet Library System. If the question cannot be answered at NorthNet, a variety of on-line reference resources can be used to secure the needed information.


The Mono County Library System offers several types of library cards. Permanent cards are offered to residents of one year (or more) of Mono County, persons who own property, are employed by Mono County, or who have students enrolled in a Mono County school. We also offer these cards to holders of Mountain Valley area library cards. Temporary cards are offered to new residents of the county upon completion of necessary paperwork. Visitors may obtain a visitor’s card when they provide us with their home library card. Read More...


ADULT: Books, Books on Tape, Books on CD - 14 days, renewable - Overdue charge $.25 per day

ADULT: Magazines, Videos - 7 days, renewable - Overdue charge $.25 per day

ALL DVD Movies - 7 days, not renewable - Overdue charge $1.00 per day

YOUTH: Books, Books on Tape, Books on CD - 14 days, renewable - Overdue charge $.10 per day

YOUTH: Magazines - 7 days, renewable - Overdue charge $.10 per day


All branches in the Mono County Library System provide access to the internet and word processing. Research may be done at no charge.  In all branches, copies made from computer-printers are $.10/page, $.05/page for Friends of the Library members.


Photocopies may be made at any Mono County Library for a fee.  For current Friends of the Library members the fee is $.05/page and $.10/page for all others. 


Library staff can scan and email PDF documents to an email account for $2.00 per page. Staff also offers faxing at $2.00 per page at some branches. Ask about special rates for large scanning and faxing jobs.


Typewriters are available for use at select Mono County library branches at no charge.

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