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Food for Fines

December 1 - 31

Once again, we will celebrate the holiday season by forgiving library fines in exchange for donations of non-perishable, unopened food. All food collected will be given to the Monterey County Food Bank, which is in great need of replenishing supplies at this time of the year. Through this win-win program, the Library benefits from the return of long overdue library materials. For more information call (831) 646-3933.

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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.

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The Library’s holdings of Monterey newspapers on microfilm from 1846 – 1954 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.

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