News and Events

Tickets on sale now! – Chocolate & Wine February 21, 2020

15th Annual Chocolate & Wine Friday, February 21, 2020 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM Monterey Public Library 625 Pacific Street Monterey, California Enjoy chocolate, wine, beer and savories for a great cause! Silent Auction ~ Balloon Pop ~ and more! TICKETS $40 / $45 at the door Tickets also available at the Library Help Desk Save the Date card Read more →

Support a Year of Active Learning for Children and Teens!

Join us in supporting vibrant. inspired programs for children and teens. Help spark imaginations. foster creativity, and build success in school and life one reader at a time! We invite you to make a gift through Donate Online Donate By Mail Make checks payable to Community Foundation for Monterey County and write Friends of the Monterey Public Library in the note field. Mail to: CFMC • 2354 Garden Road • Monterey, CA 93940 Questions Call (831) 646-5605 Watch the... Read more →

Fall 2019 Read Up

Read the Library’s Fall Read Up newsletter here. Check the Among Friends page for the latest news from the Friends. The Library’s 2018-19 Impact Report and a list of donors is included in this issue. Thanks from the Friends to all MPL supporters! Read more →

Meredith May – How Honeybees Saved My Life October 5

The Friends of the Monterey Public Library Author Lecture Series presents Meredith May How Honeybees Saved My Life Book Talk   Honey Tasting   Book Signing   Meet author Meredith May. Her new memoir, The Honey Bus, tells how her grandfather Franklin Peace and his honeybees rescued her from a difficult childhood in Carmel Valley.   $10 suggested donation Free for Friends members Saturday, October 5 2:00—3:30 p.m. Monterey Public Library 625 Pacific Street, Monterey... Read more →