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The Literary Circle

The Literary Circle

Monday, April 27, 6:30 p.m.

Celebrating the 70th anniversary of it's publication, Steinbeck introduces the denizens of Cannery Row in Monterey.  Unburdened by the material necessities of the more fortunate, the characters discover the rewards mostly unknown in more traditional society. 

Read the book and come prepared to join the discussion, facilitated by Library staff.  Free, no reservations required.  For adult and mature teens 16-up.  For information call 831.646.3949.

Ebook Help Appointments @ Your Library

Ebook Help Appointments @ Your Library

Monday, April 27, 6:30-7:30 p.m.

Did you know the library offers free ebooks? Have you been meaning to try using them but aren't sure how to get started? Get stuck the last time you tried? Want tips and tricks to maximize your usage? Would some one-on-one assistance help get you started? Our Library Technology Volunteer Steven will help! Bring your device and/or laptop and we'll walk through the steps. Reserve a spot by calling the library help desk at 646.3933 or emailing refdesk@monterey.org.  Monday Night, 6:30-7:30pm, April 27th. Appointments available at 6:30, 6:50, and 7:10.

Book Talk With Marie Bean

Book Talk With Marie Bean

Tuesday, April 28, 6:30 - 7:45 p.m.

Join Running Coach, Fitness Consultant, Professional Athlete Trainer, and author Marie Bean, an Australian from Down Under, for a book talk on her latest book Lazy Loser, followed by a sale and book signing, on Tueseday, April 28, 6:30 - 7:45 p.m. in the library Community Room.Lazy Loser challenges what we are constantly told about diets, food, exercise, and obesity. Marie created Lazy Loser to help people who are concerned about their health and weight; want to lose weight, get fitter, and live healthy for life--without ever having to diet. 

Free. No reservations required. For information call 646-2091.

Crafting for Adults!

Crafting for Adults!

Sunday, May 3, 2-3:30 p.m.

Join us for some crafty time. Our second project will feature bright and cheerful spring wreaths from inexpensive or recycled materials. One option will include using fabric scraps, and the other flowers and foliage from paper or painted egg cartons. 

We will have supplies on hand, but feel free to bring any of the following -- especially the fabric scraps if you want particular colors.
 
-wire coat hanger (yes, the kind Joan Crawford abhorred)

-egg cartons (preferably the cardboardy-type, but we experiment with the foam kind too

-brightly colored, light weight cotton or similar cloth [which will be cut/torn into 1"x 7" strips. so the pieces don't have to be too big. Purge your scrap bag!
 

In the Library Community Room, supplies provided, no registration necessary. Questions? cunha@monterey.org or 831.646.3933

Ebooks Demystified

Ebooks Demystified

Thursday, May 14, 12:30 p.m.

Come learn about ebook basics! We'll cover what ebooks are and how to use free library ebooks from digital libraries. We'll talk about what devices you can use for ebooks and some of the best ways to get started. Afterward we'll answer questions and provide some one-on-one assistance. Presented by Library Technology Volunteer Steven Rubin. No reservations required. Need more info? Contact 831.646.2093 or ksmith@monterey.org 

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