Friends of the Monterey Public Library

Recent News

A Decade of Delicious Decadence!

Chocolate and Wine Mark your calendar!  The Friends of the Monterey Public Library will present their 10th annual Chocolate & Wine Tasting Benefit on Friday, February 20, 2015, 7 - 9 p.m.  Celebrate a Decade of Delicious Decadence with wine tasting, chocolate cakes, brownies, petit fours, chocolate fountain, cookies, and many other delights both sweet and savory.  Held throughout the Library, the event includes live music, a silent auction, balloon pop, raffle, and more fun than anyone should be allowed to have in the Library!  Tickets go on sale in November, and may be purchased at the Library Help Desk, $30 in advance or $35 at the door.  Must be 21-up to attend. All proceeds benefit the Monterey Public Library.  For more information email Inga Waite or call (831) 646-5602.

May 2014 Newsletter

Read the May 2014
Friends Among Friends Newsletter

  • Spanish Evening: Preserving Community Heritage
  • Chinese Descendants Grant
  • July 4 Used Book Sale on Colton Hall Lawn

  • NIP Report: FRIENDS Wishes Granted!

Chocolate and Wine The 2014 Chocolate & Wine Tasting raised a record $19,000 to support the Library! Thank you to our generous donors and everyone who joined us. 

Friends receive Community Foundation grant

The Friends of the Monterey Public Library has been awarded a grant from the Engracia Irene Murray Fund of the Community Foundation for Monterey County to continue the Library’s efforts to preserve community heritage. This grant will focus on documenting and sharing stories from the Spanish-American and Chinese-American communities in Early Monterey. For more information contact Jeanne McCombs at (831) 646-3949.

2012-2013 Financial Report

The vision of the FRIENDS of the Monterey Public Library is to have an interested, educated, and highly satisfied reader and user pool representative of the wider community of the Monterey Peninsula and supportive of a high level of quality services and resources provided by the Library.

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