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  • Save the Date! Chocolate & Wine Tasting – Friday, February 17, 2017 cw17flat-featured_image

    FRIENDS of the Monterey Public Libary present the 14th Annual Chocolate & Wine Tasting Friday, February 17 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. 625 Pacific Street • Monterey , CA $30/$35 at the door Check back later to buy tickets online! Must be 21 or older to attend Silent Auction, Chocolate Foun, Molé, Cakes, Balloon Pop, Beer Garden, Live Music! All proceeds to benefit the Monterey Public Library

  • Giant Used Book Sale – December 2-3, 2016 fordougbooksale

    Friday, Dec 2 Members Only* 3:00 – 5:00 p.m. *Join at the Door! Saturday, December 3 Open to the Public 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. 4:00 – 5:00 p.m. $5/bag Hardbacks $2 Paperbacks $1 Movies & Music $2 Children’s Books Up to 5/$1 Cash, check or charge All proceeds to benefit the Monterey Public Library Flyer

  • Books in Bloom with Frances Schultz – November 6, 2016 bee-cottage-story-book-cover-fetured-image

    3rd Annual Books in Bloom The Monterey Public Library Friends join with Frances Schultz in celebrating the publication of her book, The Bee Cottage Story: How I Made a Muddle of Things and Decorated My Way Back to Happiness Sunday, November 6, 2016 12:30 pm – 3:30 pm Artisans’ Marketplace – No Host Reception Program – Lunch – Book Signing Monterey Plaza Hotel & Spa Dolphins Ballroom – Cannery Row – Monterey “Frances is more … Continued

  • Pirates, Pinnacles and Petticoats – October 5, 2016 book-cover-pirates-pinnacles-and-petticoats-featured-image

    The Endowment Committee and Friends of the Monterey Public Library are pleased to invite you to a lecture Pirates, Pinnacles and Petticoats: The Shipwrecks of Point Pinos and Monterey Bay With JoAnn Semones, PhD Maritime Historian and Author Wednesday, October 5, 2016 4:00 – 6:00 pm Hors d’oeuvres Served Wave Street Studios 774 Wave Street Monterey, CA $25 per person 1849 Society Members & Guests Complimentary RSVP by Monday, October 3 Buy tickets online:   … Continued

  • Jane Smiley Lecture – October 2, 2016 smiley

    Pulitzer Prize Winning Author Jane Smiley will discuss The Most Important Question Sunday, October 2, 2016 5:30 – 7:00 Irvine Auditorium McCone Building Middlebury Institute of International Studies 460 Pierce Street Monterey, CA The first in a series of author lectures sponsored by the Friends of the Monterey Public Library Free admission to members of the FRIENDS of the Monterey Public Library For nonmembers a voluntary donation of $10 would be appreciated. All proceeds to benefit the Library. Ms. Smiley … Continued