Kids Events
Summer Reading Program: Read to the Rhythm

 

 

Summer Reading: Read to the Rhythm

June 6-July 30

  • Earn prizes for time spent reading!  
  • FREE programs for kids, teens and grown ups!
  • Register and pick up your reading log at the library or online here.

625 Pacific St., Monterey, 646-3934, ysdesk@monterey.org

Meet the Author: Matthew Gollub

Meet the Author: Matthew Gollub

Thursday, July 2, 3pm

Experience an amazing vist with award winning author of Ten Oni Drummers, The Jazz Fly, and countless other stories- Matthew Gollub.  Drums, storytelling and book signing! (ages 5 and up)

Cascada de Flores in Concert

Cascada de Flores in Concert

Thursday, July 9, 3pm

Join us for a fun family bilingual musical concert with Cascada de Flores!  Cascada de Flores is celebrated for their heartfelt approach to old classics from Mexico and the Caribbean (ranchera, bolero, guaracha) weaving traditional poetic dance music from the countryside.

Pete the Cat Rocks Out

Pete the Cat Rocks Out

Saturday, July 11, 3pm

Join us for stories, music, crafts, and a special visit from Pete the Cat!  (ages 3 and up)

American Folktales and Foksongs: Adam Miller in Concert

American Folktales and Foksongs: Adam Miller in Concert

Tuesday, July 14, 3pm

Join us for a family fun program of folksongs and storytelling with Adam Miller. One of the premier autoharpists in the world, Adam Miller is a renowned American folksinger and storyteller.  Don't miss this opportunity to experience a live performance with this special guest! (all ages)

Puppet Show, "Carnival of the Animals" by Fratello Marionettes

Puppet Show, "Carnival of the Animals" by Fratello Marionettes

Friday, July 17, 4pm

Join the Fratello Marionettes for a puppet show that is sure to entertain! Three classic fables, The Three Little Pigs, The Tortoise and the Hare, and The Ugly Duckling will be performed with a backdrop of musical score, "Carnival of the Animals," written by French composer, Camille Saint-Saens (ages 4 and up)

Tween Team: Yolonda's Genius - Book Group

Tween Team: Yolonda's Genius - Book Group

Tuesday, July 21, 3pm

Join your friends for a fun time discussing a great book! First 10 people that sign up get their own free copy of the book. (ages 9 and up)

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Storytimes
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Toddler Storytimes Thursdays and Fridays 10:15 a.m. Ages 18-36 months*

Preschool Storytimes Thursdays and Fridays 11:00 a.m. Ages 3-5*

Thursday and Friday Storytimes are identical.

Baby & Me Rhymetime
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Baby & Me Rhymetime
2nd and 4th Saturdays @
10:30 a.m. & 11:00 a.m

July 11
featuring stories, music, and song with staff.

July 25 - Special Musical Guest, MaryLee Sunseri

Educational play & networking segment precedes the 11 a.m. program and follows the 10:30 program.

For BABIES, siblings and the adults who love them!*

Pajama Storytime
Pajama moon

First Wednesday of the Month
PJs & bedtime buddies welcome.

Our next program is:

July 8, @ 7pm Special Pajama Concert with Linda Arnold

For families with children ages 3-7.*