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Chinese paper-cuts by Tianxi Liu, China's leading paper cutting artist, are on exhibit in the
Monterey Public Library lobby now through July 30, 2015

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Upcoming Events
Teen Summer Reading 2015 Blog Challenge!

Teen Summer Reading 2015 Blog Challenge!

Enter and Win!

Crafting for Adults!

Crafting for Adults!

Sunday, August 2, 2 - 3:30 p.m.

Join us for some crafty time. Our August project will be turning a cookie tin into a mini notebook!

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Ebook Help Appointments @ Your Library

Ebook Help Appointments @ Your Library

Monday, August 3, 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.

Did you know the library offers free ebooks? Would some one-on-one assistance help get you started?

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Ebooks Demystified

Ebooks Demystified

Thursday, August 13, 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.

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August Teen Book Club

August Teen Book Club

Thursday, August 27, 2015 at 3:15 pm

The Teen Book Club books for August have been chosen... 

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NY Times Bestselling Author Vanessa Diffenbaugh Featured at 2nd Annual "Books in Bloom" Benefit for the Monterey Public Library

NY Times Bestselling Author Vanessa Diffenbaugh Featured at 2nd Annual "Books in Bloom" Benefit for the Monterey Public Library

Sunday, August 30, 12:30 p.m.

The Literary Circle

The Literary Circle

Monday, August 31, 6:30 p.m.

Read Euphoria by Lily King and come join the discussion.

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In the Blogs

E.L. Doctorow Passes Away at 84

Posted: Wednesday, July 22, 2015
He left a legacy of great literature

Go Set a Watchman

Posted: Tuesday, July 14, 2015

Long awaited Harper Lee novel finally here

How It All Began by Penelope Lively

Posted: Tuesday, July 7, 2015
Looking for an enjoyable, discussible book?

Dead Wake; the Last Crossing of the Lusitania by Erik Larson

Posted: Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Don't miss this gripping read!

Teen Summer Reading 2015 Blog Challenge!

Posted: Saturday, June 6, 2015
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.

Library Services for People with Print Disabilities

California's Library Services for People with Print Disabilities, in association with the Library of Congress, provides free Braille and audio books, magazines, and playback equipment to all eligible Californians unable to read standard print. Follow the link below to find your local braille and talking book library and sign up for free library service:

http://pd.library.ca.gov

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