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By Press Releases on 1/28/2012 4:04 PM
January 28, 2012

Media Contact:  Jeanne McCombs Monterey Public Library, Monterey, California 831.646.3949 / mccombs@ci.monterey.ca.us

www.monterey.org/library

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

CHOCOLATE & WINE TASTING EVENT AT THE LIBRARY

 

The Friends of the Monterey Public Library will hold their annual Chocolate & Wine Tasting Benefit on Friday, February 17, from 7:00 - 9:00 p.m., at the Monterey Public Library.  Guests will sample a wide variety of local wines and enjoy a dazzling array of chocolate treats including cakes, brownies, cupcakes, ice cream, petit fours, fondue, candies, mole and even chocolate beer!  The event includes live music and a silent auction.  All proceeds go to the purchase of books and other resources at the Monterey Public Library. 

 

Tickets are $25 in advance or $30 at the door.  Must be 21-up to attend.  The Library is located at 625 Pacific Street, Monterey.  For more information call 831.646.3949 or visit www.monterey.org/library.

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By Press Releases on 1/28/2012 3:17 PM
January 28, 2012
Media Contact:  Jeanne McCombs
Monterey Public Library, Monterey, California
831.646.3949 / mccombs@ci.monterey.ca.us
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Monterey Public Library presents "So, You'd Like to Write a Book!" on Monday, February 6, at 4 p.m. Kids ages 7-up are invited to join author Mike Graf who was written both fiction and non-fiction books for children on topics ranging from caving, dinosaur digs, whale rescues, ghost towns to animal encounters. Graf will talk about some of his favorite writing tips and techniques for kids who want to write their own books. Copies of Graf's Adventures with the Parkers" series and other books will be available for purchase and signing.

Admission is free.  The Library is located at 625 Pacific Street, Monterey.  For more information call 831.646.3934 or email stansbur@ci.monterey.ca.us

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By Press Releases on 1/24/2012 4:31 PM
January 24, 2012
Media Contact:  Jeanne McCombs
Monterey Public Library, Monterey, California
831.646.3949 / mccombs@ci.monterey.ca.us
www.monterey.org/library
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

The Monterey Public Library will hold a Town Hall Meeting on Sunday, February 12, at 2 p.m., to discuss how plans for future library services are taking shape.  Participants will have an opportunity to ask questions and provide feedback.  The Library is located at 625 Pacific Street, Monterey.  For more information call 831.646.5601 or visit www.monterey.org/library. 

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By Press Releases on 1/19/2012 11:40 AM
January 19, 2012
Media Contact:  Jeanne McCombs
Monterey Public Library, Monterey, California
831.646.3949 / mccombs@ci.monterey.ca.us
www.monterey.org/library
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

The Monterey Public LIbrary will present its annual "I Can Read Party" for first graders and their parents on Saturday, February 11, at 3 p.m. The event celebrates new reading skills with refreshments, party favors, and entertainment by ventriloquist Steve Chaney and "Corny Crow". 

Admission is free.  For more information call 831.646.5660 or visit www.monterey.org/library.  The Monterey Public Library is located at 625 Pacific Street, Monterey.

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By Press Releases on 1/19/2012 10:51 AM
January 19, 2012
Media Contact:  Jeanne McCombs
Monterey Public Library, Monterey California
831.646.3949 / mccombs@ci.monterey.ca.us
www.monterey.org/library
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

The Monterey Public Library presents Dickens in America a one man show performed by Howard Burnham, depicting Charles Dickens at the completion of his successful tour of America in 1867, on Tuesday, February 7, at 6:30 p.m.  In this show "Dickens" gives an account of his career and reads from his works. 

Seating is very limited.  For ages 16-up.  Admission is free, reservations are required.  Call 831.646.3949 or visit www.monterey.org/library.   The Monterey Public Library is located at 625 Pacific Street, Monterey. 

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By Press Releases on 1/11/2012 2:09 PM
January 12, 2012
Media Contact:  Jeanne McCombs
Monterey Public Library, Monterey, California
831.646.3949 / mccombs@ci.monterey.ca.us
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

The Monterey Public Library presents the musical twosome "Just Kidding" on Saturday, January 28, at 2 p.m.  Children ages 5-up are invited to tap their toes, stomp their feet, and join in making Old Timey American music on washboards, kazoos, spoons and gutbuckets. 

Children ages 5-up are invited and admission is free.  The Monterey Public 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 1/4/2012 2:39 PM
January 5, 2012 Media Contact:  Jeanne McCombs Monterey Public Library 831.646.3949 / mccombs@ci.monterey.ca.us FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Join Brian J. Ellinoy, Pharm.D., Maureen Manning, L.Ac., Laura Paris, L.Ac, Kristan Roth, L.Ac, and Kaz Wegmuller, L.Ac on Wednesday, January 18, from 6 - 7:30 p.m. and find out all about acupuncture, a method of encouraging the body to promote natural healing and to improve functioning.  Dr. Ellinoy will lead a discussion with a group of Licensed Acupuncturists.  They will discuss the education, training, professional practice and services of the acupuncturist, which they believe can greatly help us with our individual health challenges...
By Press Releases on 12/17/2011 2:05 PM
December 17, 2011
Media Contact:  Jeanne McCombs
Monterey Public Library, Monterey, California
831.646.3949 / mccombs@ci.monterey.ca.us
www.monterey.org/library
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Monterey Public Library presents Bob Petty of Partners for Transitions for a 3-part program on Tuesdays January 10, 17 and 24, designed to help the Boomer Generation prepare for some major changes that are just around the corner.  Topics covered include Medicare benefits, Social Security, continued employment after age 65 and long-term insurance.  Admission is free and no reservations are necessary.  Attend one or all of the programs. 

The Library is located at 625 Pacific Street, Monterey.  For more information call 831.646.5602 or visit www.monterey.org/library.

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By Press Releases on 12/16/2011 4:47 PM
December 16, 2011 Media Contact:  Jeanne McCombs Monterey Public Library, Monterey, California 831.646.3949 / mccombs@ci.monterey.ca.us www.monterey.org/library FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The Monterey Public Library will present "Digital Books Show & Tell" on Saturday, January 7, from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. This event is for those interested in the rapidly evolving world of electronic books, and will include a forum to learn about digital reading devices, where to obtain downloadable reading and audio books and demonstrations of a variety of readers and players.  You may also get help learning how to start reading with your own digital reader or tablet. If you have a digital reader and would like to volunteer to show to others, please call ahead and ask for Ben. Admission is free and ages 10-up are invited to participate.  The Monterey Public Library is located at 625 Pacific Street, Monterey.  For more information call 831.646.3933 or visit www.monterey.org/library. - 30 - ...
By Press Releases on 12/16/2011 4:29 PM
Media Contact:  Jeanne McCombs
Monterey Public Library, Monterey, California
831.646.4939 / mccombs@ci.monterey.ca.us
www.monterey.org/library
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

The Monterey Public Library will be closed for the Christmas holiday December 23 through December 27, and will be closed for the New Year's holiday on Monday, January 2.  Online services including catalog and  database searching, renewals, reserves and e-book downloads will be available as usual from the Library's Web site. The Library is located at 625 Pacific Street.  For more information call 831.646.3932 or visit www.monterey.org/library.

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