On Thursday, Sept. 20, aspiring authors can learn how fiction is crafted from personal experiences when Pacific Grove Library presents Stanford MFA Bradley Jay Owens. Owens will read from How I Met You (Brighthorse Books, 2018), a collection of stories taking place in Port-Au-Prince, Haiti; a West Texas cattle ranch; the Las Vegas suburbs; and urban San Francisco.
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.
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.
Come join us for this national celebration of independent authors. Be entertained, educated, and inspired. All events free to the public.
October 13: Pacific Grove
Speakers on the Craft of Writing + Writing Challenges + Games
Pacific Grove Museum of Natural History, 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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.