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The City of Monterey's web sites, including the Library's, will be receiving a behind-the-scenes upgrade between October 21 - 24.

During this time, access to this site may be intermittently limited.

Access to the Library's Catalog (www.montereylibrary.org) will not be interrupted.

Thank you for your understanding while we work to improve your web experience.

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National Teen Read Week 2014:  "Turn Dreams into Reality"

National Teen Read Week 2014: "Turn Dreams into Reality"

October 12-18, 2014

Find out what's going on at the library for National Teen Read Week 2014, and how you can participate and win!   Read More...
October's Teen Book Club Book is: "Unbreakable" by Kami Garcia

October's Teen Book Club Book is: "Unbreakable" by Kami Garcia

October 23, 2014 3:15-5:00 pm

"Seventeen-year-old Kennedy Waters discovers she is a member of an ancient secret society formed to protect the world from a powerful demon determined to find a way out of his dimension and into ours. She joins the Legion on a mission to find a weapon that can defeat the demon"-- Provided by publisher.   Read More...
Stories for Adults featuring Bill Harley

Stories for Adults featuring Bill Harley

Sunday, October 26, 2 p.m.

Don't miss this rare local appearance by a Grammy Award winning storyteller   Read More...
The Literary Circle

The Literary Circle

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

The Library's monthly book discussion group will share thoughts on Light Between Oceans by M.L. Stedman.  Read the book and come prepared to join the discussion.   Read More...
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? Want tips and tricks to maximize your usage?

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In the Blogs

Teen Read Week 2014 Winners Announced!

Monday, October 20, 2014

The Teen Read Week 2014 Winners are... 

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The Round House by Louise Erdrich

Sunday, October 12, 2014
A coming of age story set on a Reservation in North Dakota...

October's Teen Book Club Book is: "Unbreakable" by Kami Garcia

Saturday, September 27, 2014
"Seventeen-year-old Kennedy Waters discovers she is a member of an ancient secret society formed to protect the world from a powerful demon determined to find a way out of his dimension and into ours. She joins the Legion on a mission to find a weapon that can defeat the demon"-- Provided by publisher....

Banned Books Week

Monday, September 22, 2014
What's sullying your bookshelf?...

National Teen Read Week 2014: "Turn Dreams into Reality"

Saturday, September 20, 2014
Find out what's going on at the library for National Teen Read Week 2014, and how you can participate and win!...
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