The Friends has pledged $50,000 in 2014 to the Library Renewal Project.
The Friends of the Pacific Grove Public Library help ensure that our library is a thriving community center for discovery and lifelong learning.
Benefits for joining include:
Reduced admission to events
Annual reception for Benefactors and Life Members
Invitation to annual meeting
Connecting with other Library supporters
Plus, you have the satisfaction of knowing you're supporting the PG Library. Click here to join.
On January 15th, a gathering of 50 people shared the passion that Juan L. Sanchez has for Spanish poetry and music. He read us translations of major 20th-century Spanish poets, then performed the poems in Spanish with musical accompaniment. ¡Bravo
Juan L. Sánchez is a singer/songwriter, educator and artistic director of the Juan L. Sánchez Ensemble. Born and raised in Spain, he came to California and then Monterey in the 1980s. While teaching elementary school, he started writing his first original compositions and assembled Trova Latina...
The hardy folks who braved a chilly, rainy night to attend the November Meet the Author event were rewarded. David Gordon is well known for enthralling audiences at the Carmel Bach Festival with his preconcert explanations of the music and composers. The depth of his knowledge and his passion for his subject combined with his exuberance mean listeners both learn a lot and enjoy themselves. This was the experience of the Meet the Author audience.
David’s book, Carmel Impresarios, is a biography of Dene Denny and Hazel Watrous, two visionary women...
The Friends and Lighthouse Cinema in downtown Pacific Grove have formed a trial partnership to support the Pacific Grove Library. On the second Wednesday of February, March and April (February 11, March 11, and April 8), Lighthouse Cinema will donate 10% of the ticket price of everyone identifying themselves as a Friend.
The partnership is called a Friendly Night at the Movies, but if you like your movies in the afternoon, that’s cool. Just be sure to tell the person at the ticket counter that you’re a Friend – and thank them for their support of our Library.