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Giant Used Book Sale December 1-2

Friends of the Monterey Public Library GIANT USED BOOK SALE Friday, Dec 1 Members Only* 3:00 – 5:00 *Join at the door Saturday, Dec 2 Open to Public 10:00 – 5:00 4:00-5:00 $5/bag cash, check or charge Hardbacks $2 Paperbacks $1 Movies and Music $2 Children’s Books up to 5/$1 Poster Read more →

Support Summer Reading at the Monterey Public Library!

Donate today with matching funds through      Donate Online Donate By Mail The Community Foundation for Monterey County, Attn: MCGives! 2354 Garden Road, Monterey, CA 93940 IMPORTANT! Make checks payable to the Community Foundation for Monterey County and write Friends of the Monterey Public Library in the note field of your check. Questions Call (831) 646-5602 Summer reading not only exercises the mind it can help students avoid weeks of learning loss during the summer school break.... Read more →

Chocolate & Wine – February 23, 2018

Friends of the Monterey Public Library 13th Annual Chocolate & Wine FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 23, 2018 7:00 PM–9:00 PM MONTEREY PUBLIC LIBRARY 625 PACIFIC STREET, MONTEREY Raise a glass and toast to an entertaining evening of chocolate and wine for a great cause! Silent Auction ~ Chocolate Fountain  Molé ~ Cakes ~ Balloon Pop Beer Garden ~ Live Music and more! TICKETS $35 / $40 door Tickets also available at the Library Help Desk All proceeds... Read more →

Book donations on hold for the month of August

Dear library patrons & book donors, We appreciate your book donations, we really do! However, due to storage limitations, book donations are now on hold during the month of August. If you need to donate your books to a library, we suggest you donate your gently used, clean, good condition books, CDs and DVDs to the the Marina Public Library. Call 831-682-8016. Libraries cannot accept moldy, grimy, smoky, or water-damaged books. Read more →