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What's New...
Dirt & Soil: What's the Difference?

Dirt & Soil: What's the Difference?

Monday, August 11, 6 p.m.

Join Master Gardener Ramie Allard of Blue Door Garden Design for this informative talk and learn how to optimize and enhance soil health and biology. 

The Literary Circle

The Literary Circle

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

Group discussion of One Summer: America 1927 by Bill Bryson.   Read More...
10th Annual Chocolate & Wine Tasting Benefit

10th Annual Chocolate & Wine Tasting Benefit

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

Save the date!  The Friends of the Monterey Public Library celebrate a "Decade of Delicious Decadence"


Monterey Public Library Wins Business Excellence Award

July 28, 2014

The Monterey Peninsula Chamber of Commerce honored the Library with a 2014 Business Excellence Award!  

In the Blogs

It's the Wright Stuff for Lady Jack

Wednesday, July 23, 2014
First Woman Air Passenger in US Flies with Wilbur
"The Woman in the Machine" Says 1909 Flight "Just Splendid"...

More Potter on Pottermore

Wednesday, July 09, 2014
Catch up on Harry and friends 16 wizarding years later.  And what's up with that new scar, Harry?...

Lotus-Eaters Attacked by Argentine Ships

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Cannon Balls Fly, Invaders Loot and Burn Monterey
Hawaiians Discover Spanish Fashions


The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry by Rachel Joyce

Wednesday, June 11, 2014
Walking the long road to healing......

New Kid on the San Diego Skyline

Wednesday, May 28, 2014
It took 30 years to build, but it's amazing....
California History Room
Ebooks and Audiobooks
Discover & Go

Available now! Print museum passes and discounts on the Web with your Library card. Learn more or try it out!