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“Jazz on My Mind” Lecture by Author Paul Simeon Fingerote

Sunday, September 10, 2 p.m. Monterey Public Library Join the Friends of the Monterey Public Library for their continuing Author Lecture Series, featuring Paul Fingerote, author of Jazz on My Mind, and former longtime marketing director for the Monterey Jazz Festival. Hear backstage stories from the first 60 years of the venerable music festival from interviews with the late Bay Area jazz icon Dr. Herb Wong. There will be a performance by jazz students and... Read more →

Pizza My Heart Fundraiser for the Monterey Public Library

Wednesday, April 12, 4-9:00 p.m. Celebrate National Library Week by eating pizza and supporting the Monterey Public Library! Dine at Pizza My Heart at 660 Del Monte Shopping Center on Wednesday, April 12, between 4 – 9 p.m., and help raise funds for the Monterey Public Library. You may dine in, take out, or call (831) 656-9400 and have your meal delivered. All you have to do is mention that you are supporting the Monterey... Read more →

John A. Greenwald – Wild Bird – March 9, 2017

The Endowment Committee and the Friends of the Monterey Public Library invite you to A Talk by Author John A. Greenwald about his latest book Wild Bird: The True Jazz Tale of Ruth Wightman Morris Thursday, March 9, 2017 4:00 – 6:00 pm Hors d’oeuvres Served  Wave Street Studios 774 Wave St., Monterey $25 per person 1849 Society Members & Guests Complimentary   RSVP by Monday, March 6, 2017 Sirie Thongchua, 831.646.5632 or thongchu@monterey.org Tickets... Read more →

12th Annual Chocolate & Wine Banner

Thank You to our Generous Donors!

Restaurants The Brittania Arms  Cafe Fina Eddison & Melrose Tea Room Fifi’s Bistro Cafe  First Awakenings  The Fish Hopper Seafood & Steaks Il Fornaio Intercontinental The Clement Monterey – the C restaurant Lalla Grill  LouLou’s Griddle in the Middle Melville Tavern  Monterey Marriott – Fin & Field Montrio Bistro Namaste India Bistro Old Fisherman’s Grotto Old Monterey Cafe Pebble Beach Lodge – The Bench Peppers Mexicali Café PF Chang’s  Pizza My Heart Sandbar & Grill Scales... Read more →