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Stories for Adults featuring Bill Harley

Stories for Adults featuring Bill Harley

Sunday, October 26, 2 p.m.

Enjoy a great afternoon of story and song by Grammy-award winning storyteller/songwriter and popular commentator on NPR's All Things Considered, Bill Harley.  For ages 16-up only.  Tickets now available at the Library Help Desk.  One ticket free with your valid MPL card.  Additional tickets available at $15 each.  Tickets will sell out quickly, so please hurry.  No tickets at the door. For more information email mccombs@monterey.org. 

 

The Literary Circle

The Literary Circle

Monday, October 27, 6:30 p.m.

The Literary Circle will discuss M.L. Stedman's Light Between Oceans on Monday, October 27, 6:30 - 7:30.  In this novel, we meet Tom Sherbourne who returns to Australia after four harrowing years on the Western Front, and takes a job as the lighthouse keeper on remote Janus Rock, bringing his young wife.  Years later, the childless couple discover a boat washed up carrying a dead man and a living baby.  Read this fascinating tale and come prepared to join the lively, congenial discussion, facilitated by Library staff.  Admission free.  Ages 16-up.  Newcomers always welcome.  For information call 831.646.3949 or email mccombs@monterey.org.
Ebook Help Appointments @ Your Library

Ebook Help Appointments @ Your Library

Mondays, October 27th, November 10th & 17th, December 8th & 22nd. 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.  Monday Nights, 6:30-7:30pm., October 27th, November 10th & 17th, December 8th & 22nd. Appointments available at 6:30, 6:50, and 7:10.

California Reads Book Discussion of "What It Is Like To Go To War" on October 29

California Reads Book Discussion of "What It Is Like To Go To War" on October 29

Wednesday, October 29, 6:30 - 7:45

Monterey Public Library presents a facilitated discussion of the book, What It Is Like To Go To War by Karl Marlantes on Monday, October 29, at 6:30 p.m., in the Library Community Room.  Reference Librarian Victor Henry, a Vietnam veteran, will lead the discussion. California Reads programs are made possible with support from Cal Humanities in partnership with California Center for the book and the Friends of the Monterey Public Library.

Read the book and join the discussion.

Adults are invited to attend.  The program is free of charge.

Monterey Public Library is located at 625 Pacific Street, Monterey.  For more information call 831.646.3933 or visit www.monterey.org 

 

Curious about Ebooks?

Curious about Ebooks?

Thursdays, November 6th & December 11th 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
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