Dear Monterey Public Library Community,
As a precautionary measure against the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) the Library closed its doors on March 13. Your well-being is our priority, and we honor the need for physical distancing. We encourage you to stay home, and we want to stay connected. We remain committed to providing you with reliable information, learning opportunities, and resources that inspire, delight, and educate all.
To stay connected in these uncertain times, and guide you to trusted information and online resources, we offer:
This is a citywide effort to support our residents, especially
the most vulnerable populations. Library staff are available by telephone and email
to ease worries, answer questions, and help find the services you need. Call 831-
646-3933 or email firstname.lastname@example.org, M-F 8 – 5 and Sa 10-6.
There are a host of digital resources available to you with your
library card 24/7. If you don’t have a card or have misplaced it, you can
and we will mail a card to you.
Through our website you can:
Answers to Frequently Asked Questions
about library services and your account. Please scroll down to review the FAQs.
For Your Health & Well-Being
Free Coronavirus eVisits
: If you have mild respiratory symptoms including flu, hay fever/allergies, COVID-19 (coronavirus), consider using a free eVisit – Montage Health’s fast, online virtual care option - from the comfort of your home.
Tips for Self-Care
: Monterey County Health Department provides tips for self-care to address symptoms of anxiety, depression, and maintaining mental health.
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Protect Yourself & Your Loved Ones:
We are in this together.
The best way to help reduce the spread of the virus and the risk of becoming infected is to stay home and practice the California Department of Health's guidelines
- Wash your hands with soap and water for 20 seconds.
- Clean and disinfect frequently touched surfaces daily. If surfaces are dirty, clean them using detergent or soap and water prior to disinfection.
- Avoid touching your face, eyes, nose or mouth with unwashed hands.
- Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue or your elbow.
- Avoid close contact with people who are sick.