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Book Publishing 1-2-3 with Laurie Gibson CANCELLED

Sorry, this event is cancelled. Monterey Public Library Friends & Endowment Committee present a benefit for the Library’s Endowment Fund Saturday, October 14, 2017 11:00 am – 12:30 pm Monterey Public Library Community Room 625 Pacific Street, Monterey, CA   For more information, contact Sirie Thongchua at 831.646.5632 or thongchu@monterey.org. MPL Friends is a 501(c)( 3) Non-Profit. Tax ID #91-1976593. Flyer 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 →

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

Sunday, September 10, 2 p.m. Monterey Public Library Community Room 625 Pacific St. Join Paul Simeon Fingerote, 30-year Marketing Director of the Monterey Jazz Festival, as he shares backstage stories about the Festival’s stars as told by his co-author and friend, Bay Area jazz icon Dr. Herb Wong in their recently published book, Jazz on My Mind: Liner Notes, Anecdotes and Conversations from the 1940s to the 2000s. Monterey Jazz Festival artists in the book include... Read more →