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You can receive a wide variety of Library alerts through e-mail messages or RSS feeds, including information about new materials in the catalog, Library news or upcoming events at the Library.

New Materials

You can receive the titles of the newest additions to the Library Catalog via RSS. To set up this option, please do the following:

  1. Go to the Library Catalog (http://montn.ci.monterey.ca.us).
  2. Click on the "New Materials" link.
  3. Select the age level and type of material you are interested in.
  4. Click of the RSS 2.0 button. A new page will open (it may be blank).
  5. Copy the new page's URL to your feed reader.
  6. Close the new page.
  7. Repeat at step 3 to subscribe to additional feeds.
Saved Searches

You can search the catalog, save your search, then receive e-mail notices of any new items added to the collection that match your search. To set up this feature, first save your search criteria, then enable e-mail notification.

To save search criteria do the following:

  1. Go to the catalog (http://montn.ci.monterey.ca.us) and click on the "Log In" or "My Account" link.
  2. Enter your card number and PIN.
  3. Do a search for the materials you are interested in.
  4. On the results page, click on the "Save this search" button.

 

 

 

 

To enable e-mail notification do the following:

  1. Go to the catalog (http://montn.ci.monterey.ca.us) and click on the "Log In" or "My Account" link.
  2. Click on the "Preferred Searches" button
  3. Put a check mark in the corresponding "Mark for E-mail" box.
  4. Click on the "Save Changes" button.
Courtesy Due Date Notices

If you have set up your account to receive circulation notices (hold pickups and overdues) via e-mail, you are already set up to receive an e-mail reminder of materials you have checked out which will be due within 3 days. Unfortunately, this service is not available if you receive your notices via postal mail.

To set your account to receive notices via e-mail, do the following:

  1. Go to the catalog (http://montn.ci.monterey.ca.us) and click on the "Log In" or "My Account" link.
  2. Enter your card number and PIN.
  3. Click on the "Change Contact Info" button.
  4. Enter your e-mail address in the space provided and click in the circle next to "E-mail".
  5. Click on the "Submit" button.
Events in the Community Room

You can see what's happening in the Library's meeting rooms by clicking of the "Events" menu on the home page and selecting "Calendar" or by going to www.monterey.org/Library/Events.aspx.

You can request an e-mail reminder for an event or e-mail notices of upcoming similar events. To set up this service, do the following:

  1. With the calendar display showing, click on an event.
  2. On the event detail screen, click on either the "Notify Me" link (to be notified of similar events) or the "Remind Me" link (to receive a e-mail reminder for this event).

 

 

 

 

 

 

  1. Enter your name and e-mail address on the form and click "Submit".

You can also subscribe to an RSS feed of all events at the Library, including both Library programs and events sponsored by community organizations.

  1. Click on the RSS button at right:  
    If you are currently viewing the calendar page, the button may also be found above the calendar in the center of the page of the page.
  2. A new page will open (it may be blank).
  3. Copy the new page's URL to your feed reader.
  4. Close the new page.
Library Blogs

You can receive updates to the Library's blogs via RSS. Here's how:

  1. Visit the blog you are interested in following.
  2. Click on the RSS button: .
  3. A new page will open (it may be blank).
  4. Copy the new page's URL to your feed reader.
  5. Close the new page.

You may also subscribe to any of the Library's RSS feeds by visiting the Library Blogs main page.