Kids Events
Caldecott Creativity Project:  Watercolor Class

Caldecott Creativity Project: Watercolor Class

September 20, 2014


Join us for a presentation of Caldecott-Award-winning books featuring watercolor illustrations, advice from artist Ellen Berrahmoun,followed by time and materials practice. Ages 8-13.

Saturday, September 20, 2:00-3:30pm

Pre-registration is required.  Contact the Monterey Public Library.

(831) 646-3933 or

Crazy 8s Math Club

Crazy 8s Math Club

September 16, 2014, 3 p.m.

Sign up to take part in our Crazy 8s Math Club!

  • Children in grades Kindergarten, 1st, and 2nd are invited to sign up.
  • Kids will build things, run and jump, make music, make a mess, and develop skills with math and reading!
  • Club will meet for 8 sessions of fun learning time with new friends.  First meeting is September 16th!

Children must be registered to participate.  Please visit or contact the library to save your space today!

625 Pacific St., Monterey, 646-3934,


Monterey Museum of Art Thursdays

Monterey Museum of Art Thursdays

Thursdays in September

During September we are celebrating art in Youth Services at the library!  In a special partnership with the Monterey Museum of Art, anyone who goes to the museum at 559 Pacific Street on Thursdays in September and shows their Monterey Public Library card, will get FREE admittance.  (One card is all that is needed to admit your entire family).  This is only on Thursdays during September, so don't miss your chance to visit and explore the museum!

Star Wars Reads Day!

Star Wars Reads Day!

Saturday, October 11, 2-5 p.m.

Star Wars Reads Day is an international event that celebrates reading and Star Wars. We're hosting an afternoon of activities and fun! Have even more fun by coming a costume! All ages. No reservations required and admission is free. For more information contact or 831.646.2093 

Child reading silhouette Toddler Storytimes Thursdays, 10:15 a.m. Ages 18-36 months*

Preschool Storytimes Thursdays, 11:00 a.m. Ages 3-5*
Baby & Me Rhymetime
Mom and baby silhouette

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

September 12
featuring Sarah from Kinderjam

September 26
Stories, music, and movement  with Kristine

October 10
featuring MaryLee

October 24
Stories, music, and movement with Kristine

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

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

Pajama Storytime
Pajama moon

Last Tuesday of the Month
PJs & bedtime buddies welcome.

Our next programs are:

September 30, @ 7:00 pm & October 28, @ 7:00 pm

For families with children ages 3-7.*