Events for Adults
The Literary Circle

The Literary Circle

Monday, August 25, 6:30 p.m.

The Literary Circle will discuss One Summer: America 1927 by Bill Bryson.  The year 1927 was pivotal in U.S. domination of just about everything - military, culture, commerce and technology.  Bryson's wit an exuberance are on full display in this wide-ranging look at the major events of an exciting summer in America. 

Read the book and come prepared to participate in lively, congenial discussion.  Newcomers always welcome.  For adults.  Admission is free.  For more information call (831) 646-3949 or email mccombs@monterey.org.

Ebook Help @ Your Library

Ebook Help @ Your Library

Monday Nights, August 4 & 18 + September 8 & 22, 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 get you going? 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. Make an appointment to guarantee help or stop by and we'll try to squeeze you in if there's extra time. Monday Nights, 6:30-7:30pm., August 4th & 18th + September 8th & 22nd

10th Annual Chocolate & Wine Tasting Benefit

10th Annual Chocolate & Wine Tasting Benefit

Friday, February 20, 2015, 7 - 9 p.m.

The Friends of the Monterey Public Library will present their 10th annual Chocolate & Wine Tasting Benefit on Friday, February 20, 7 - 9 p.m.  Celebrate a Decade of Delicious Decadence with wine tasting, chocolate cakes, brownies, petit fours, chocolate fountain, cookies, and many other delights both sweet and savory.  Held throughout the Library, the event includes live music, a silent auction, balloon pop, raffle, and more fun than anyone should be allowed to have in the Library!  Tickets go on sale in November, and may be purchased at the Library Help Desk, $30 in advance or $35 at the door.  Must be 21-up to attend. All proceeds benefit the Monterey Public Library.  For more information call (831) 646-5602.

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.