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Giant Book Sale May 4-5, 2019

Bargain prices on gently used books, DVDs, CDs for all ages! Saturday, May 4 • 10 AM – 5 PM Sunday, May 5 • 1 PM – 4 PM Monterey Public Library Quiet Study Room Friends Only Sale Friday, May 3 • 3 PM – 5 PM Not a member? To get first dibs, join here or at the door. Read more →

April 10 is Library Giving Day – Support the California History Room and Archives!

Library Giving Day is a one-day fundraising event that gives library lovers like you a chance to elevate and support your local library. We need YOUR help to sustain a Monterey treasure. The California History Room & Archives preserves Monterey’s memory with a unique collection of visual, written and audible materials created by and about residents of the Monterey area, both past and present. Collecting, preserving, and providing access to this valuable collection comes at a cost. It requires... Read more →

Spring 2019 Read Up

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

Thank you for supporting Chocolate & Wine 2019!

Thank you for Joining Us, and Thank You to our Generous Donors! Restaurants Anton & Michel The Bench at the Lodge at Pebble Beach Britannia Arms First Awakenings  Grasings Islands Restaurant Lalla Grill LouLou’s Griddle in the Middle Melville Tavern Patisserie Boissiere Pepper’s Mexicali Café Sandbar & Grill Sardine Factory A Taste of Monterey Turn 12 Bar & Grill Valley Kitchen at Carmel Valley Ranch Food, Wine & Beer Abalonetti Bar & Grill Alta Bakery... Read more →