Events for Adults

Prepare for Battle: Privateer Hippolyte Bouchard's Attack in Monterey Bay

Prepare for Battle: Privateer Hippolyte Bouchard's Attack in Monterey Bay

Saturday, December 10, 2 - 3:30 p.m.

Monterey Public Library presents a lively lecture by Mike Sovereign, Chair of the Monterey Museums & Cultural Arts Commission, about Privateer Hippolyte Bouchard's attack in Monterey Bay, on Saturday, December 10, 2:00-3:30 p.m. in the library Community Room. Admission is free. No reservations required. 

Reconnective Healing with Allou Guthmiller, R.N., Author, Associate Instructor of The Reconnection

Reconnective Healing with Allou Guthmiller, R.N., Author, Associate Instructor of The Reconnection

Monday, December 12, 6:00 - 7:30 p.m.

Allou Guthmiller, RN, author and instructor, will introduce Reconnective Healing, a new powerful form of hands-off healing that allows for accessing one’s full potential and returning to an optimal state of     balance - physically, mentally, emotionally, and beyond.  It gives access to an inner awareness and vibrational resonance that promotes strength, brainpower, wisdom, emotional stability and physical vitality. Sports teams and yoga practitioners use it for enhancing performance.  Allou will demonstrate and invite participation in the new comprehensive frequencies of healing. 

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.

Allou Guthmiller, RN: Allou Guthmiller is a registered nurse and author. As a nurse, she has explored the holistic side of medicine extensively, after observing the medical field’s frequent application of bandages without addressing the deeper wounds.   As an Associate Instructor of the Reconnection, she offers Reconnective Healing, The Reconnection Practitioner Mentoring/Coaching, and conducts The Reconnection-Certified Practitioner Program, formally known as level III.  www.thereconnection.com  

Ebooks Demystified

Ebooks Demystified

Thursday, December 15, 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) 646-3933 or refdesk@monterey.org

 

Technology 101: Computer Coach

Technology 101: Computer Coach

Saturday, December 17, 10:30 - 11:30 a.m.

Bring your technology questions to this free-form Q&A session. Space is limited and signup is required. To sign up, contact the library help desk at (831) 646-3933.

 

The Joy of Singing

The Joy of Singing

Sunday, December 18, 3 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Lisa G. Littlebird is a song leader from the heart. She leads in call and response style with an easy grace and infectious joy. With a collection of more than 400 oral-tradition songs, she invites singers of every age and ability to expand and delight in the full potential of their voices. You don’t need to be able to read music, or even think you can sing. This is a group singing event with no solos or spotlights. Join for an afternoon of play and connection and leave feeling uplifted and alive! Free, all ages program. Learn more about Lisa at www.thebirdsings.com For additional information contact garibald@monterey.org or call (831) 646-5603.

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Important note: Library events may not be video taped, audio recorded, or photographed without written permission from the Library Director. Library events may be photographed or videotaped by Library or City staff for non-commercial promotional use. If you have questions or concerns about this or any other recording, please contact Jeanne McCombs.