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Winter 2019 Read Up

Read the Library’s Winter Read Up newsletter here. Check the Among Friends page for the latest news from the Friends. Read more →

Support Summer Reading!

Help engage kids through the 2019 Summer Reading Program It’s Showtime at your Library! Donate November 8–December 31, 2018 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. Questions Call (831) 646-5602 Children who read 2-3 hours per week over... Read more →

Chocolate & Wine Tickets Available Now!

Friends of the Monterey Public Library 14th Annual Chocolate & Wine Friday, February 22, 2019 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM 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 $40 / $45 door Tickets also available at the Library Help Desk All proceeds benefit the Monterey Public Library... Read more →

Friends Fund Four Little Libraries

Some kids spend the summer playing video games. Monterey resident and Stevenson School junior Shaan Patel spent his summer working on a project to give back to his community. Shaan built four Little Free Libraries with Scout Troop #43. His dad Samir supervised the use of power tools.The project satisfied the requirement for Shaan to become an Eagle Scout. The Friends of the Monterey Public Library paid for the building supplies. One little library was... Read more →