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Garden Gems of California

Garden Gems of California

Tuesday, May 10, 6:00 - 7:30 p.m.

Monterey Public Library presents " Garden Gems of California" with Doug Stafford, Tuesday, May 10, 6:00 - 7:30 p.m. in the library Community Room. Doug is an enthusiastic lecturer with a broad knowledge of garden history, and an extensive professional background in horticulture and landscape design. He has visited 70 European and 90 American gardens. Doug was Park Superintendent for the City of Monterey for 24 years. Admission is free. No reservations are required. Call 831.646.2091 or e-mail henry@monterey.org for more information. 

Ebooks Demystified

Ebooks Demystified

Thursday, May 12, 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. Future dates include: Jun 16. Need more info? Contact (831) 646-3933 or refdesk@monterey.org 

 

Elder Fraud: Who Can You Trust?

Elder Fraud: Who Can You Trust?

Saturday, May 14, 10:00 - 11:30 a.m.

Rina Tringali will discuss financial self-defense tips and how to avoid scams targeting seniors.  Tringali is a CPA and Certified Fraud Examiner in private practice in Monterey.  She is a life-long resident of Monterey.  She is a graduate of Golden Gate University.  Tringali volunteers her to time to civic and non-profit organizations in the community.  http://www.rinacpa.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.  The lecture will take place in the Library's Community Room.    Admission is free, and reservations are required.  Sign up in advance at the Help Desk or contact Sirie Thongchua at 831.646.5632  or  thongchu@monterey.org.

Functional Medicine: Another Approach to Dealing With Health Challenges

Functional Medicine: Another Approach to Dealing With Health Challenges

Monday, May 16, 6 p.m.

What is Functional Medicine?  How does it differ from Conventional Medicine?  Come listen to Laura Paris, L.Ac. discuss in conversation with Brian Ellinoy, Pharm.D., this healing approach and how she uses it in her practice.  Paris has been an Integrative healthcare provider for 20 years. She has been in practice in Monterey for ten years at her clinic, Paris Healing Arts. She holds a Masters Degree in Chinese Medicine and is a  licensed acupuncturist since 2004. Paris holds a Nutrition Consultant certification, and is currently immersed in Functional Medicine training at the Kresser Institute.  http://parishealingarts.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. The lecture takes place in the Community Room.  Admission is free but reservations are required.  Adults ages 50-up are especially encouraged to attend. Sign up in advance at the Help Desk or contact Sirie Thongchua at 831.646.5632  or  thongchu@monterey.org.

 

Ebook Help Appointments @ Your Library

Ebook Help Appointments @ Your Library

Monday, May 16, 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 (831) 646-3933 or emailing refdesk@monterey.org.  Monday Nights, 6:30-7:30pm, May 16th, June 6th and 20th. Appointments available at 6:30, 6:50, and 7:10.

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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.