• Mayor Bill Peake, Mayor Pro Tempore Robert Huitt, past Mayor Bill Kampe.
    Photo credit: Donna M. Martin 2019

  • Past Friends and Foundation President Judy Archibald, past Library Director Bobbie Morrison.
    Photo credit: Donna M. Martin 2019

  • Friends Board Director Stephanie Herrick, Steve Mehay.
    Photo credit: Donna M. Martin 2019

  • Pacific Grove Public Library Interim Director Diana Godwin, past Foundation President Barbara Moore, past Library and Information Services Director Steven Silveria. Photo credit: Donna M. Martin 2019

  • Friends Board Directors Abby Pfeiffer and Peggy Hansen.
    Photo credit: Donna M. Martin 2019

  • 2019 Annual Meeting Speaker Sharon Randall

  • Mayor Bill Peake, Friends President Kim Bui, Foundation President Mary Ann Whitten sign 2019 Library Renewal Project funding agreement 

  • 2018 Secret Garden Party fundraiser for Library Renewal Project

  • 2018 Friends holiday booksale volunteers Carolyn Griffin, Sheila Baldridge, Friends Vice President Linda Pagnella (aka Mrs. Claus)

  • Mayor Bill Peake & Sharon Randall join the 2019 Friends Board (l-r Diane Grindol, Peggy Hansen, Shirley Peake, Kim Bui, Linda Pagnella, Stephanie Herrick, Abby Pfeiffer, Sonja Millinga, Judy Wills, Dennis Mar)

  • 2019 Friends rainy day booksale in the Library

  • 2018 Friends author program 

  • 2018 Birthday celebration for Pacific Grove Public Library.
    Photo credit: Diane Grindol

  • Happy 110th birthday, Pacific Grove Public Library!
    Photo credit: Diane Grindol

  • 2017 Friends author program with Steve Hauk.
    Photo credit: Diane Grindol

  • 2016 “Love your Library” hearts fundraiser

  • 2015 Friends fundraiser volunteers 

  • 2015 Friends Board Director Camille Liscinsky, Treasurer Judy Wills

  • 2015 Friends Board Director Camille Liscinsky promotes the Friends during “National Friends of the Library Week”

  • 2016 Pacific Grove Public Library Friends and Foundation Board Directors

  • 2014 Friends fundraising event

  • 2015 Friends author program with Stephen R. Palumbi, PhD

The Friends of the Pacific Grove Public Library and Pacific Grove Public Library Foundation Boards propose joining together in one organization.

Friends members will receive a written ballot to vote on the proposed change by mail in early August. An informational Zoom session will be held Sunday, August 14 at 2 pm; a link will be emailed to members one week before the meeting. 

Letter to the membership

Upcoming Events

Sunday, August 14, 2022 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Zoom link will be emailed to members.

The Friends of the Pacific Grove Public Library and Pacific Grove Public Library Foundation Boards propose joining together in one organization.

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Friday, August 26, 2022 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm
The Life and Times of Jo Mora book cover

August 26, 5:30–7 pm
Author Peter Hiller presents:
The Life and Times of Jo Mora: Iconic Artist of the American West

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Saturday, September 3, 2022 - 10:00am to 4:00pm
St. Mary's Church

If your bookshelves are looking empty, or your “must read” list growing short - never fear! Visit St. Mary's Church from 10 am until 4 pm Saturday, September 3 to find wonderful buys in books, puzzles, CDs and more.

Please note: St. Mary's requires that you wear a mask in the building.

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News From the PG Library Friends

Summer 2002 Newsletter Page 1

Read the Friends' Summer Newsletter here

Newsletter Highlights:

Q&A about the Friends and Foundation Consolidation
Monterey Peninsula Quilters Guild Show
Local History Spotlight Series begins August 5
President’s Message
New and Renewing Friends Members
W.R. Holman Memoir, Edited and Annotated by Heather Lazare
Coming Soon! “Buy A Book” on the Library’s Donor Quilt
Pacific Grove Books • New Release • September 1
Dine Out Returns! 

Winter 2022 Newsletter

Read the Friends' Winter Newsletter here

Newsletter Highlights:

Monterey County Gives! raised more than $40,000 for the PG Pop-Up Library!
Discover & Explore the Library’s Local History Collection
President’s Message
National Library Week, April 3 - 9
Welcome Noreen Nance, Foundation President
Hello and Goodbye to Friends’ Board Members
Dine Out at Max’s Grill on March 30

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