Events for Adults
Crafting for Adults!

Crafting for Adults!

Sunday, September 6, 2 - 3:30 p.m.

Join us in the Community Room for some crafty fun! This month we will be going old school and coloring! This is a great way to relax and de-stress. We'll have a variety of pages from popular adult coloring books and selection of mediums to color with, but you're welcome to bring your own. 

Space is limited! Please sign-up at the Library Help Desk, call 831-646-3933, or email refdesk@monterey.org

Adult Craft Club meets the first Sunday of the month unless there's a holiday. We'll provide supplies or you're welcome to bring items from your own stash.  

 

 

Ebooks Demystified

Ebooks Demystified

Thursday, September 10, 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 

Can't make this one? Future dates include October 22nd, November 12th, and December 17th.

Planning For Your 60s: A Decade of Decisions

Planning For Your 60s: A Decade of Decisions

Sunday, September 13, 1:30 - 3:00 p.m.

Monterey Public Library presents "Planning For Your 60s: A Decade of Decisions" with Medicare and Social Security Advisor Bob Petty, PhD, on Sunday, September 13, 1:30 - 3:00 pm in the library Community Room. There are numerous age-related decision points for Medicare and Social Security, such as When should you apply? Does it  make a difference if you're still employed? How will initial decisions influence future options? How do spouses and their benefits figure into your choices? Can you postpone or change decisions without any penalties?  Admission is free. 

Ebook Help Appointments @ Your Library

Ebook Help Appointments @ Your Library

Monday, September 14, 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, September 14th and 21st, October 5th and 19th, November 2nd and 16th, December 7th and 21st. Appointments available at 6:30, 6:50, and 7:10.

Quinn-Essential Nutrition: The Uncomplicated Science of Eating Author Talk and Book Signing by Barbara Quinn, MS, RDN, CDE

Quinn-Essential Nutrition: The Uncomplicated Science of Eating Author Talk and Book Signing by Barbara Quinn, MS, RDN, CDE

Monday, September 21, 6 p.m.

In this lecture you will learn how to decipher perplexing information about diets and eating. Quinn will address current nutrition topics such as “what is normal eating” and “what’s not true about weight loss products”.  Quinn is a practicing registered dietitian, nutritionist and certified diabetes educator at the Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula.  She writes a weekly column, “Quinn on Nutrition”, which appears in the Monterey County Herald and is distributed worldwide.  Quinn’s books can be purchased at the lecture and she will be available to sign books.  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.

Biography:

Barbara Quinn, MS, RDN, CDE is a registered dietitian nutritionist and certified diabetes educator with the Diabetes and Nutrition Therapy program at Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula. Quinn has specialized training in pediatric obesity and is a certified Health and Wellness coach.  She has a Bachelor of Science degree in nutrition and dietetics from New Mexico State University and a Master of Science degree in food science and nutrition from Colorado State University.  Quinn is the author of Quinn-Essential Nutrition: The Uncomplicated Science of Eating, Westbow Press, 2015.  Her other books include “The Diabetes DTOUR Diet” and “The Diabetes DTOUR Diet Cookbook,” Rodale Press, 2009-2010.  Quinn lives in Carmel Valley, California. 

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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.