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  • 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 … Continued

  • 4th of July Book Sale FOLBooksale4July800

    11:00 am – 3:00 pm Colton Hall Lawn

  • Zena Holman and the Promise of Asilomar – June 23 Holman Lecture Michael Meloy PhD Web Flier Parchment rev 1 06232016_Page_1_Image_0002

    Zena Holman (1891-1980) is one of the people who, beginning in the 1930s, transformed Asilomar from regional retreat into a world-renowned center for the exchange of ideas. Holman’s effort to share her book collection with the people of California exemplifies the spirit of those who sought to use Asilomar to … Continued