In 2012, the Friends gave $22,000 to the Library for new books.
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.
by Dorothy Vriend
Pacific Grove resident Peter Fischer loves to talk about the television series, Murder, She Wrote, which he was involved in as cocreator and executive producer from 1984 to 1991. He calls himself the luckiest guy on the planet because he got to do what he loved—write scripts and work with creative types like Angela Lansbury.
He’s still doing what he loves—creating mysteries and solving them—with his Hollywood Murder Mysteries. Fischer, 78, discussed his work—both the television series and the literature—at a Meet the Author event June 19...
On June 7, the Friends of the Pacific Grove Library was honored as Pacific Grove’s nonprofit of the year at the Chamber’s annual awards ceremony at the Hotel Clement on Cannery Row. Friends board members Camille Liscinsky, Diane Grindol, and Cindie Farley were in attendance as board president Susan Steele accepted the following commendations: County of Monterey Certificate of Recognition; California Assembly Certificate of Recognition; California Senate Certificate of Recognition; City of Pacific Grove Certificate of Recognition; and Certificate of Special Congressional Recognition. In...
On April 17, PG’s own Brad Herzog spoke at the Pacific Grove Library about his most recent books, My Mantelpiece and Francis and Eddie. The two are diverse in content, but connected by a common thread that runs through Herzog’s work. A thread that also wraps around his stories in such a way that you feel like you’ve been presented with a heartfelt gift. It’s his tribute to the real-life heroes he’s crossed paths with in his travels through life.
My Mantelpiece, the memoir of Carolyn Goodman,...