A Benefit for the Pacific Grove Public Library Renewal Project - $15/person at the door
Big Data, artificial intelligence and other technologies make it possible to predict the future and head off many dangers before they happen. Fresh off her international speaking and book tour, Rebecca Costa, world renowned sociobiologist and former Silicon Valley executive, offers an exciting look at where technology and science are headed. Combating gang violence in Salinas is a topic in her book. Don't miss Costa's entertaining and fascinating look at how to use the strategy of "preadaption" to proactively navigate this new world.
Doors open at 7:20pm.
Books available for purchase and author signature at the event.
Dine Out With Friends at Red House Cafe. Built in 1895, the "Little Red House" is a local landmark. In 1996, the Red House Cafe was opened in the main part of the house. They serve new American cuisine with a European influence and a strong emphasis on fresh, seasonal ingredients.
If your bookshelves are looking empty, or your “must read” list growing short - never fear! Visit the Pacific Grove Public Library arcade from 10 am until 4 pm to find wonderful buys in books, puzzles, CDs and more.
Dine Out With Friends at Pacific Thai Cuisine. Pacific Thai Cuisine is family-owned and operated by a "Thai family". Inspired by their mother's cooking and ancient family traditions Pacific Thai Cuisine is proud to offer authentic and flavorful Thai recipes cooked with love and served in a warm and comfortable atmosphere.
The Friends invite the community to “Lend a Hand/Lend a Paw” to the Library Renewal Campaign. With a $25 donation (per hand or paw cutout) the name of your favorite person (two or four-legged), family, or business will be displayed behind the Checkout Desk in the Library until September. Donations can be made at the Library by cash, credit card or check made out to the Friends of Pacific Grove Library.
The May 19th Secret Garden fundraiser for the Pacific Grove Public Library Renewal Project was enjoyed by over 50 people, and raised almost $4,000. Many thanks to Ken and Margaret for the beauty of “The Orchard”, Weekend Plans Event Co. for the rustic chic decor and refreshments, Fionna Floral for the lovely arrangements, Monterey Bay Master Gardeners, Denise and her hammered dulcimer, and especially Kelley Williams for the photographic memories.
Built for Books, a four-month celebration of libraries, learning and philanthropy, honoring the 110th anniversary of the founding of the Pacific Grove Public Library in 1908, opens with a juried art exhibit and reception on Friday, April 6, 2018, at the Pacific Grove Public Library.