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By Press Releases on 5/26/2011 1:52 PM
Media Contact:  Jeanne McCombs
Monterey Public Library, Monterey, California
831.646.3949 / mccombs@ci.monterey.ca.us
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

The Monterey Public Library Bookmobile presents Zun Zun performing Music of the Americas (Musica de las Americas), a concert of music from many regions of North, Central and South America, on Wednesday, June 15, at 2 p.m. at the La Mesa Bookmobile stop at Leahy at Farragut Roads, Monterey.  Families with children of all ages are invited to attend and admission is free.  For information call 831.646.3710. 

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By Press Releases on 5/26/2011 1:49 PM
Media Contact:  Jeanne McCombs Monterey Public Library, Monterey, California 8313.646.3949 / mccombs@ci.monterey.ca.us FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The Friends of the Monterey Public Library and the MPL Endowment Committee present The Integrative Approach to Insomnia by Brian J. Ellinoy, Pharm.D as part of the Next Chapter: Designing Your Ideal Life lecture series, on Wednesday, June 15, 6:30 - 7:30 p.m. Dr. Ellinoy will discuss some integrative approaches to help you get the good sleep that you need.  For adults, especially those in the second half of life.  Admission is free by reservations are required.   The Monterey Public Library is located at 625 Pacific Street, Monterey.  Call 831.634.5632 or email thongchu@ci.monterey.ca.us.  - 30 -

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By Press Releases on 5/26/2011 1:13 PM
Media Contact:  Jeanne McCombs Monterey Public Library, Monterey, California 831.646.3949 / mccombs@ci.monterey.ca.us FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, June 16, 5 - 8 p.m. Nostalgia at Corral Benefiting California's First Public Library Join Honorary Event Chair Peter J. Coniglio for a Fundraiser for the Community Foundation for Monterey County's Monterey Public Library Fund on Thursday, June 16, 5 p.m. - 8 p.m.  Drinks, bites and a rare peek at our community's history.  View rarely seen vintage photos of our area and other treasures from Monterey Public Library's California History Room and Archives.  Bid on silent auctions featuring golf, jewelry, wines, gourmet dining and more.  Enjoy delicious hors d'oeuvres, wine tasting and nostalgic tunes on the jukebox. At 6 p.m. there will be special presentations by Maureen Signorella, Casa Privato Executive Chef and Owner, who will discuss the history of Monterey Jack Cheese, and Dennis Copeland, Historian, Monterey Museums, Cultural Arts and Archives Manager, who...
By Press Releases on 5/21/2011 4:06 PM
Media Contact:  Jeanne McCombs
831.646.3949 / mccombs@ci.monterey.ca.us
For Immediate Release

The Monterey Public Library presents International Language and Culture Day on Saturday, June 11, from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. Join us for music, dance, stories, crafts, calligraphy and information from around the world.  A Chinese Lion Dance will be performed at 10:30 a.m.  All ages are welcome and admission is free.  This event is part of the Library's Summer Reading Program.  The Library is located at 625 Pacific Street, Monterey. For more information call 831.646.3934 or visit www.monterey.org/library.

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By Press Releases on 5/19/2011 10:40 AM
Media contact:  Jeanne McCombs, 83l.646.3949 
The Monterey Public Library presents Stories for Adults Showcase featuring the Monterey Bay Talespinners on Monday, June 6, at 7 p.m.  Enjoy an evening of stories by talented local storytellers.  For ages 16-up.  Admission free, but reservations required.  Sign up in advance at the Help Desk, call 831.646.3949 or e-mail Jeanne McCombs at mccombs@ci.monterey.ca.us.  The Library is located at 625 Pacific Street, Monterey. 
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By Press Releases on 4/22/2011 3:06 PM
Media Contact:  Jeanne McCombs 831.646.3949 / mccombs@ci.monterey.ca.us Boomer Education 101:  A Three-part Class Join Bob Petty, Community Education  Director for the Alliance on Aging, on Tuesday, May 10, Monday, May 16 and Wednesday, May 18 for a three-part class designed to help members of the Boomer Generation prepare for some major changes that are just around the corner.  Covered topics include a comprehensive discussion of Medicare benefits, Social Security, continued employment after age 65 and long-term care insurance.  Adults are invited to attend and admission is free.  Limited-seating available on a first-come, first-served basis.  For more information contact Inga Labeaune or call 831.646.5602. The Library is located at 625 Pacific Street, Monterey. Visit at www.monterey.org/library.   - 30 -

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By Press Releases on 4/22/2011 2:19 PM
Media Contact:  Jeanne McCombs 831.646.3949 / mccombs@ci.monterey.ca.us The Monterey Public Library is now accepting proposals for entries to a Summer Teen Art Show, open to young artists ages up to age 20. The show will be  exhibited on the Linda McCabe Memorial Teen Art Wall in the Library Teen Zone from June 1 through October 1, 2011.   Entries should relate to this year's summer reading theme "You Are Here", and should feature a sense of place or self in landscape, portrait, or any genre of your choice. Recommended sizes are between 8" x 10" and 36" x 60", and works for consideration must have hanging wires attached. Proposals must include a completed application, which may be downloaded from the Library's Web site or picked up at the Library, and a photograph of the art work to be considered.  For complete details and an application form visit http://www.monterey.org/library/artwall.html, or pick up a paper copy in the Library. Deadline for submitting proposals if May 15, 2011. 

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By Press Releases on 4/14/2011 1:55 PM
Media Contact:  Jeanne McCombs 831.646.3949 / mccombs@ci.monterey.ca.us The Monterey Public Library and the Monterey Public Library Endowment Committee present Brian J. Ellinoy, Pharm.D. discussing An Integrative Approach to Insomnia on Thursday, May 5, 6:30 - 7:30 p.m., in the Library Community Room.  Do you have difficulty with initially falling asleep or getting back to sleep after waking in the middle of the night?   Keeping oneself healthy requires good sleep.  Dr. Ellinoy will discuss the basics of sleep hygiene and offer some integrative approaches to help you get the good sleep you need. The lecture is is part of new series of programs, Next Chapter: Designing Your Ideal Life, which include health and well-being, planning for the future, following ones spirit and other interesting topics for the second half of life.

In addition to government service, academia, and community practice as a pharmacist, Dr. Ellinoy was a staff clinical pharmacist at Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula...
By Press Releases on 4/14/2011 12:26 PM
Elizabeth MurrayMedia Contact:  Jeanne McCombs 831.646.3949 / mccombs@ci.monterey.ca.us The Friends of the Monterey Public Library and the Monterey Public Library Endowment Committee will present Elizabeth Murray, author of Monet's Passion, discussing Creating Art from the Heart, on Thursday, May 5, from 3 - 4 p.m., in the Library Community Room. The talk is part of the Next Chapter: Designing Your Idea Life series of programs, which covers health and well-being, planning for the future, following one's spirit and other interesting topics for the second half of life.  The artist, author of Monet’s Passion, will talk about ways to live a rich life using imagination and creativity to connect to what has heart and meaning. This is an introductory talk to The Green Heart series of workshops that Ms. Murray she leads at her artist cottage in Monterey.

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