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My Brilliant Friend by Elena Ferrante

Posted: Sunday, July 10, 2016
And the characters have too many nicknames

Paul McCartney: the Life by Philip Norman

Posted: Monday, June 20, 2016
A fascinating life - here, there, and everywhere.

"Write to Win a Chance for Publication" Guidelines

Posted: Tuesday, June 7, 2016

Here are the rules for the competition. High school and middle school students are welcome to compete for this opportunity. 

Teen Summer Reading 2016 Blog Contest!

Posted: Saturday, June 4, 2016

It's finally up! This is the link for the blog contest! If you are a Monterey County teen who uses Monterey Public Library and want to participate in Summer Reading from the comfort of your own home, click here! (Middle and High School students welcome!)

A New Winnie-the-Pooh Story

Posted: Thursday, June 2, 2016

Unbearably cute!

Need Technology and Ebook Help?

Every Tuesday & Thursday, 1:30 - 2:30 p.m.
Our Technology Volunteer is here to answer questions like "Can you give me a jump start on using ebooks?", "How can I add formatting to my Word document?", "How do I print to the library printer from my personal laptop?"  No appointment needed.

Historical Monterey Newspapers on Microfilm
Now Available Digitally

The Library’s holdings of Monterey newspapers on microfilm from 1846 – 1930 have been digitized and are accessible online from anywhere with an Internet connection.  Searching is faster, can be done by date, name, and event, and there is an adjustable tool for optimizing image quality for both text and photos.

You can access the digitized newspapers by clicking here.

Need assistance? Click here for quick tips.

Discover & Go

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