About the Library

The Monterey Public Library is the largest public library on the Monterey Peninsula, with an extensive collection of books, magazines, newspapers, audiobooks, CDs, DVDs, Web services, microforms and unique historical collections. The Library is a progressive, dynamic organization with a long tradition of innovative programming and a diverse range of community services.

Mission

Monterey Public Library is a welcoming community, cultural, and learning center for people of all ages. We encourage discovery, share the joy of reading and protect the right to know.

Vision

Inspire, Delight, and Educate All: the Library IDEA!

Values

Excellence
Innovation
Freedom
Passion
Customers in the Youth area