Community Resources eLibrary

Bloom Magazine Index
access anywhereLocate articles in Bloom Magazine. Compiled by Indiana Room staff and volunteers in partnership with Bloom.

Community Resources, Magazines & Newspapers

Bloomington Visitors Center  
access anywhereFind out about things to do, places to stay and eat and more in Bloomington and the surrounding area.

Community Resources

Civic Engagement
access anywhereLocal information on voting, the Census, government agencies and representatives, social issues, community groups, and resource lists, curated and updated by Library staff.

Community Resources

Community Organizations
access anywhereThe Library's database of nonprofit organizations in Monroe County.

Community Resources, Grants & Nonprofits

access anywhereIndianaMAP is the largest publicly available collection of Indiana geographic information system (GIS) map data.

Community Resources

GIS—Monroe County Map  
access anywhereGraphical Information System map of all of Monroe County.  You must create a free account to use this service.

Community Resources

Heading Home Guide - Housing Resources for South Central Indiana  
access anywhereA guide to housing resources in Monroe, Morgan, Lawrence, Owen, Greene, and Martin counties.

Community Resources

Helping Bloomington Monroe  
access anywhereSearch for local free or reduced cost services like medical care, food, job training, and more.

Community Resources, Grants & Nonprofits, Health & Science, Legal

Herald-Times Full Text Archive  
accessible with library cardComplimentary access to The Herald-Times archive. Full-text articles from 1988 to the present are available.
More Information

Community Resources, Local & Family History, Magazines & Newspapers

Indiana 211  
access anywhere2-1-1 is a free and confidential service that helps Hoosiers across Indiana find the local resources they need. To speak to a Community Navigator by phone, dial 2-1-1 or (866) 211-9966. A texting option is available as well. Hoosiers can text their zip code to 898-211 during the hours of 8 AM–5 PM EST, Monday through Friday, and communicate with a Community Navigator directly via text.

Community Resources

Indiana Voters  
access anywhereRegister to vote or check your voter registration status.  Find out voting hours, locations, election results and more.

Community Resources

access anywhereHoldings of the Indiana University Libraries. IUCAT may be used by anyone.

Books & Literature, Community Resources

Legal Forms  
access anywhereIndiana Coalition for Court Access provides forms for those who want to represent themselves in court, e.g. divorce forms, name change forms, and more. See also Monroe County Clerk's Office for local forms, instructions, and filing fees.

Community Resources, DIY, Legal

Monroe County Meeting Spaces
access anywhereA list and map of meeting spaces for groups in Monroe County.  Nonprofit groups can also reserve meeting rooms at the Library free of charge.

Community Resources

Nonprofit Central
access anywhereNonprofit Central is committed to strengthening Monroe County nonprofits by improving management and governance, increasing fundraising and resource development capacity, and strengthening the collaborative environment in which Monroe County nonprofits operate.

Community Resources

Recovery Resources - Greater Bloomington Chamber of Commerce  
access anywhereA collaborative effort of many organizations across the entire Monroe County community to provide resources to individuals, non-profits, and businesses.  Includes resources for economic, medical, legal, educational assistance, and more.

Business & Investment, Community Resources, Grants & Nonprofits, Health & Science, Legal

School After High School Resources
access anywhereThis guide contains materials held at MCPL, as well as web sources and local organizations that will help to plan, prepare for, select, and fund your higher education needs.

Community Resources

STATS Indiana  
access anywhereIndiana economic and demographic data with one-stop access to critical statistics for states, counties, cities and towns, townships, regions, census tracts and more.

Community Resources

Teen Wellness Resources
access anywhereThis compilation of local and national youth wellness resources is a starting point for Monroe County teens.

Community Resources, Health & Science

United Way's Roadmap to Success  
access anywhereUnited Way of Monroe County is dedicated to helping teenagers plan for their future. The Roadmap allows teens to find local and national resources that suit their individual plan, no matter the type––the workforce, service, career and technical education, or college.

Community Resources, Job Search Resources

Who Are Your Elected Officials?  
access anywhereFind your elected officials and their contact information based on your street address.

Community Resources