Events for Adults

Beginner Ukulele Class

Tuesday, March 28, 6 p.m.

Learn new songs, basic chords, and techniques on this fascinating instrument with Chris Bohrman, the PG Music Man! Beginner to intermediate skill levels welcome. Bring your own ukulele or reserve a library ukulele in advance. Space is limited and registration is required. Call (831) 646-3933 to sign up.

A Librarian's Guide to Pinterest

Saturday, April 1, 10:30am

Is your Pinterest board out of control? Get organized the way only a librarian can! Space is limited and signup is required. For more information and to sign up, please call (831) 646-3933.

Poetry Writing Workshop with Patrice Vecchione

Saturday, April 1, 2 - 3:30 p.m.

Don't miss this opportunity to practice your poetry writing with a highly skilled and respected poet.  The workshop includes writing exercises, inspiration and feedback.  For adults and mature teens.  Admission is free, but pre-registration is required.  To sign up email mccombs@monterey.org.

This event is supported by Poets & Writers, Inc. through a grant it has received from The James Irvine Foundation and the Hearst Foundations.  Addition funding comes from the Friends of the Monterey Public Library.

Adult Craft Club

Sunday, April 2, 2:00 - 3:30 p.m.

We will making cute spring birds from scrapbook paper & paper clips, and excelsior nests to accompany them. As usual, supplies will be provided, but feel free to bring your own paper if you prefer.

Free. Space is limited and the class sometimes fills so please RSVP by calling 646-3933 or emailing cunha@monterey.org

Share Kindness: Gratitude & Letter Writing

Saturday, April 8, 10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Join together to write and share  reflections on gratitude. After, write a letter to someone who has added meaning to your life. Gratitude prompts, note cards, pens, and US stamps provided. Free. Join at anytime. All ages program.

Researchers are finding that people who practice gratitude consistently report a host of benefits such as stronger immune systems and lower blood pressure; more joy, optimism, and happiness; acting with more generosity and compassion; and feeling less lonely and isolated. And, who doesn't enjoy receiving a personal note of care every now and then?

For additional information email garibald@monterey.org or call (831) 646-5603. 

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