Virtual Library Programs
Join on Zoom, or by telephone.
Register at or call (831) 646-3933.
Drop-in Mindfulness Practice

Pause midweek with a gently guided mindfulness practice followed by an optional brief discussion. All levels of experience welcome. Monterey Bay Meditation Studio leads the session on Wednesday, January 13.

12:15 - 12:45 pm
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Living History Series: "Doc" Ed Ricketts

Join us to learn more about Monterey’s rich history. This engaging and informative first person living history performance with actor Howard Burnham will explore key moments in Ed Ricketts life.

Thursday, January 14
2:00 - 3:00 pm
cloudLibrary: Ebooks & Audiobooks

Learn how to access free ebooks and audiobooks with your personal technology device using cloudLibrary.

Friday, January 15
11:00 - 12:00 pm
Hand Reflexology to the Rescue: Self-Empowerment for Radiant Health and Well-being

Learn how hand reflexology can aid you in having greater health and well-being. Presented by Skyyesong Fell, RN.

Tuesday, January 19
4:00 - 5:15 pm
Kids Cre-8

MPL invites families with preschool through 2nd grade kids to design, build, concoct and discover through eight art activities.  All materials are provided in art bags with instructions, with you gathering recyclables.

Registration is FULL. A waiting list is available on the events calendar.

We know it's hard to pick out books when you can't come in to browse, so we're here to help. Let us know what you'd like, give us a day or two, and we'll put the books on hold for you to pick up during sidewalk pickup hours. Learn more about Custom Book Bundles.
Library Holiday Closure

Reference Service will be closed
Monday, January 18 for Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

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