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The Library will be closed on
Tuesday, November 11, for Veteran's Day

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Curious about Ebooks?

Curious about Ebooks?

Thursdays, November 6th & December 11th 12:30 p.m.

Come learn about ebook basics! We'll cover what ebooks are and how to use free library ebooks from digital libraries.

Panel of Expert Speakers

Panel of Expert Speakers

Monday, November 10, 6:30 - 7:45

In honor of Veterans’ Day Monterey Public Library presents “War Comes Home” a panel of expert speakers.   Read More...
Breast Health: A Nutritionists' Perspective

Breast Health: A Nutritionists' Perspective

Monday, November 17, 6 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Join us for a talk on the subjects of nutrition and breast health by Dr. Helayne Waldman, holistic nutritionist and co-author of The Whole Food Guide for Breast Cancer Survivors   Read More...
The Poems of Robert Louis Stevenson

The Poems of Robert Louis Stevenson

Saturday, November 22, 2 p.m.

Celebrate the Unbirthday of Robert Louis Stevenson  with a reading of the great Scots' poetry by Keith Decker   Read More...
The Literary Circle

The Literary Circle

Monday, November 24, 6:30 p.m.

Read Jane Austen's enduring classic Persuasion and join the lively, congenial discussion.

In the Blogs

The Round House by Louise Erdrich

Sunday, October 12, 2014
A coming of age story set on a Reservation in North Dakota...

October's Teen Book Club Book is: "Unbreakable" by Kami Garcia

Saturday, September 27, 2014
"Seventeen-year-old Kennedy Waters discovers she is a member of an ancient secret society formed to protect the world from a powerful demon determined to find a way out of his dimension and into ours. She joins the Legion on a mission to find a weapon that can defeat the demon"-- Provided by publisher....

Banned Books Week

Monday, September 22, 2014
What's sullying your bookshelf?...

National Teen Read Week 2014: "Turn Dreams into Reality"

Saturday, September 20, 2014
Find out what's going on at the library for National Teen Read Week 2014, and how you can participate and win!...

Delicious! by Ruth Reichl

Tuesday, September 16, 2014
Well known for her entertaining memoirs centering around food and her famous restaurant reviews, Ruth Reichl has now written her first novel....
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