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Monterey Public Library Partners with Hoopla Digital

June 21, 2017
Media Contact:  Kim Smith, Acting Manager of Technology
Monterey Public Library
Monterey, California
831.646-2093 / ksmith@monterey.org
www.monterey.org/library


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

Monterey Public Library Partners with Hoopla Digital to Give

Customers Online and Mobile Access to Free Movies, Music, eBooks and More

 

Library card-holders can instantly explore, borrow and enjoy dynamic content on their smartphones, tablets and computers

 

 

Monterey Public Library. Monterey, CA. (July 1, 2017) – Monterey Public Library today announced public availability of thousands of movies, television shows, music albums, eBooks, audiobooks and Comics, all available for mobile and online access through a new partnership with hoopla digital (hoopladigital.com).

 

Monterey card holders can download the free hoopla digital mobile app on their Android or IOS device or visit hoopladigital.com to begin enjoying thousands of titles – from major Hollywood studios, record companies and publishers – available to borrow 24/7, for instant streaming or temporary downloading to their smartphones, tablets and computers.

 

“We strive to be an integral resource for our community,” said Kim Smith, Acting Manager of Technology at Monterey Public Library. “Hoopla digital enables our community members to instantly stream thousands of new titles to their devices. The easy-to-use interface and elimination of late fees enables us to satisfy all of our customer’s needs in a modern way.”

 

“With hoopla digital, it is our mission to empower the evolution of public libraries while helping them to meet the needs of the mobile generation. We’ve worked for years to create a best-in-breed service that is fun, fast and reliable.  And we continue to secure content deals to expand our offering of popular and niche movies, TV shows, music, eBooks, audiobooks and Comics,” said Jeff Jankowski founder and owner of hoopla digital.

 

About hoopla digital

hoopla digital is a category-creating service that partners with public libraries across North America to provide online and mobile access to thousands of Movies, TV Shows, Music, eBooks, Audiobooks and Comics. With hoopla digital, patrons can borrow, instantly stream and download free dynamic content with a valid library card. All content is accessible via hoopla digital’s mobile app and online at www.hoopladigital.com. hoopla digital is a service of Midwest Tape – a trusted partner to public libraries for over 25 years.

 

Monterey Public Library is located at 625 Pacific Street, Monterey. For more information, please contact 831-646-3933 or visit www.monterey.org/library

 

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“The Art of Old World Design” presented by Don Whitaker, Partner, Test of Tyme

June 21, 2017
Media Contact: Kim Smith, Acting Manager
Monterey Public Library, Monterey, California
831-646-2093 / ksmith@monterey.org
www.monterey.org/library
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

“The Art of Old World Design” presented by Don Whitaker, Partner, Test of Tyme


On Monday, July 24, 6:00 - 7:30 p.m., Don Whitaker, Partner at Test of Tyme, will present a program about the history of beautiful Old World craftsmanship (1680s – 1740’s European style) and how to incorporate Old World Design construction techniques into your home. This seminar will also feature creative possibilities in Old World Design through live demonstrations and examples of finished design techniques.    

About Don Whitaker, Partner, Test of Tyme:

A partner in Test of Tyme, Monterey native Don Whitaker is also the owner of The Golden Hammer in Pacific Grove providing cabinetry and custom millwork, including furniture design. He earned local, state-wide and international awards for his carpentry work and has over 40 years of experience, primarily on the largest homes in the Carmel and Pebble Beach area. His passion for perfection is reflected in his wood artistry seen in doors, beams, cabinets, floors, kitchen islands, wine cellars and more. Don is a graduate of Monterey High School and attended Monterey Peninsula College. He began work in his field at the cabinetry shop that his father managed. 

Founded in 2008, Test of Tyme is a construction and consulting company that has worked extensively on the Monterey Peninsula and beyond. They have worked on the largest and most beautiful homes and estates in Carmel-by-the-Sea, Carmel Valley and Pebble Beach. Their craftsmanship can also be seen in luxury estates in Silicon Valley, San Francisco, Mill Valley, Tiberon, Napa and Sonoma. Their work, simply stated, is created to stand the Test of Tyme! For more information about Test of Tyme, go to www.testoftyme.com.

This event is part of Reading by Design, Summer Lectures for Adults. Admission is free, and reservations are required. Call (831) 646-3933 or email ksmith@monterey.org. The Monterey Public Library is located at 625 Pacific Street, Monterey.
 

Menopause and Perimenopause:  Preparation for an Easy Transition with Susan Turner, RN and Jeff Turner, Ayurvedic Practitioner

Menopause and Perimenopause: Preparation for an Easy Transition with Susan Turner, RN and Jeff Turner, Ayurvedic Practitioner

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

Susan and Jeff Turner will present a program on how to prepare for a smooth transition of perimenopause and menopause and how to evaluate your current health status with insights from Ayurvedic Medicine. You will learn not only what to do to prepare, but also the science behind these bodily changes so you can navigate this transition with choices that are specific to your circumstances.

This event is part of The Next Chapter: Designing Your Ideal Life lecture series sponsored by the Friends of the Library and the Monterey Public Library Endowment Committee. Adults are invited to attend. Admission is free, and reservations are required. Sign up at the Help Desk, or contact Sirie Thongchua at (831) 646-5632 or thongchu@monterey.org.

Susan and Jeff Turner have been in clinical practice for 19 years providing integrated health solutions for chronic disease. Both are graduates of the Ayurvedic Institute. Susan is also a Registered Nurse with extensive Critical Care experience. Jeff has served on the Board of Directors of the National Ayurvedic Medical Association. The Turners are authors, lecturers and educators addressing costs, ethics, availability and the quality of healthcare. The Turner’s clinical approach is an integration of insights from Ayurvedic Medicine, modern medicine diagnostics, leading edge research, and providing patients with in-depth education with a focus on looking at the total person and all facets of their life. This approach provides very personalized care to patients’ specific health concerns and avoids negative side effects. The Turners currently practices in Monterey, CA. http://www.living-ayurveda.com.

 

Menopause and Perimenopause Transitions – Insights from Ayurvedic Medicine with Susan and Jeff Turner

Monday, July 17, 6:00 - 7:30 p.m.

June 21, 2017
Media Contact: Sirie Thongchua
Monterey Public Library, Monterey, California
831-646-5632 / thongchu@monterey.org
www.monterey.org/library
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Menopause and Perimenopause Transitions – Insights from Ayurvedic Medicine with Susan and Jeff Turner

On Monday, July 17, 6:00 - 7:30 p.m., Susan and Jeff Turner will present a program on how to prepare for a smooth transition of perimenopause and menopause and how to evaluate your current health status with insights from Ayurvedic Medicine. You will learn not only what to do to prepare, but also the science behind these bodily changes so you can navigate this transition with choices that are specific to your circumstances.
Susan and Jeff Turner have been in clinical practice for 19 years providing integrated health solutions for chronic disease. Both are graduates of the Ayurvedic Institute. Susan is also a Registered Nurse with extensive Critical Care experience. Jeff has served on the Board of Directors of the National Ayurvedic Medical Association. The Turners are authors, lecturers and educators addressing costs, ethics, availability and the quality of healthcare. The Turner’s clinical approach is an integration of insights from Ayurvedic Medicine, modern medicine diagnostics, leading edge research, and providing patients with in-depth education with a focus on looking at the total person and all facets of their life. This approach provides very personalized care to patients’ specific health concerns and avoids negative side effects. The Turners currently practices in Monterey, CA. http://www.living-ayurveda.com.

This event is part of The Next Chapter: Designing Your Ideal Life lecture series sponsored by the Friends of the Library and the Monterey Public Library Endowment Committee. Adults are invited to attend. Admission is free, and reservations are required. Call (831) 646-5632 or email thongchu@monterey.org. The Monterey Public Library is located at 625 Pacific Street, Monterey.

Photos of Susan Turner and Jeff Turner are enclosed.

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The Monterey Bay Area Legacy of Interior Designer Frances Adler Elkins Lecture by Scott Powell, Design Historian

The Monterey Bay Area Legacy of Interior Designer Frances Adler Elkins Lecture by Scott Powell, Design Historian

Sunday, July 16, 2-3:30 p.m.

Scott Powell will present a program about celebrated Monterey designer Frances Adler Elkins. The lecture will discuss Elkins’s leading role in the preservation of Monterey adobes, her collaborations with prominent California architects, her civic involvement in World War II and in the 1946 U.S. Flag Centennial, and her strong connections with local artists and craftspeople. A selection of Elkins designs will be displayed at the lecture.

Frances Elkins (1888-1953) was praised in her lifetime as the leading California interior designer. Many of her contemporaries coast to coast considered her the most creative talent in her field. Design historian Scott Powell will present an illustrated talk on the commissions Elkins executed in the Monterey Bay Area, where she lived. The prolific Elkins also did much work in San Francisco, Chicago, Los Angeles and New York.

Scott Powell is doing research for a new book on Frances Elkins. He studied journalism at San Francisco State University and interior design at UC Berkeley Extension. From 2008-2012, he was the producer of the international radio series If You Love This Planet, hosted by Helen Caldicott, M.D. He was raised on the San Francisco Peninsula and in the Monterey Bay area.

This event is part of The Next Chapter: Designing Your Ideal Life lecture series sponsored by the Friends of the Library and the Monterey Public Library Endowment Committee. Adults are invited to attend. Admission is free, and reservations are required. Sign up at the Help Desk, or contact Sirie Thongchua at (831) 646-5632 or thongchu@monterey.org.

Photo: Frances Adler Elkins circa 1942, Julian P. Graham photo/Elkins Boyd Family
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