Upcoming Events

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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.

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 on Sunday, August 14 at 2 pm; a link will be emailed to members one week before the meeting. 

Letter to the membership.

Questions and Answers.

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Friday, August 26, 2022 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm
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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.

All proceeds benefit the Library’s community of readers and learners. If you’re a member of the Friends, you get a nice discount. And yes, we’re happy to have you become a member at the Sale!

The Friends' Book Store is also open at St. Mary’s Church Monday through Friday from 10 am -12 noon. 

We are now accepting one bag or box of donated books per person. Donations need to be resalable (very dirty, discolored, mildewed, damaged or detached covers, old text books, old computer books, etc. are not suitable for resale). Please don’t donate books that you wouldn’t consider buying yourself. Puzzles are especially welcome! Thank you

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Friday, September 9, 2022 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm
Carol Marquart

Sept. 9, 5:30-7 pm
Local playwright Carol Marquart presents a staged reading of:
The Two Wives of John Steinbeck

Local History Spotlight Schedule

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Monday, September 12, 2022 - 1:30pm to 3:30pm
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This month's book: Perestroika in Paris by Jane Smiley

The Friends of the Pacific Grove Library book club:

  • Meets most second Mondays via Zoom at 1:30 pm for about 1-1/2 to 2 hours (we reschedule on Federal holidays). Email for meeting information.
  • Tends to read fiction, but mixes it up depending on the interests of the members
  • Tends to read books that aren't brand new, so members can find books at local libraries
  • Rotates book leaders, who make a suggestion for the club, then lead the discussion
  • 2022 Meeting dates and book titles

Carol Greenstreet is the coordinator.
For more information, contact pgplbookclub@yahoo.com

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Friday, September 23, 2022 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm
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Sept. 23, 5:30-7 pm
Heather Lazare discusses her research into the life and times of Wilford Rensselaer Holman, and her newly released book, My Life in Pacific Grove: A Memoir, which she annotated and edited.

Local History Spotlight Schedule

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Saturday, October 1, 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, October 1 to find wonderful buys in books, puzzles, CDs and more.

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

All proceeds benefit the Library’s community of readers and learners. If you’re a member of the Friends, you get a nice discount. And yes, we’re happy to have you become a member at the Sale!

The Friends' Book Store is also open at St. Mary’s Church Monday through Friday from 10 am -12 noon. 

We are now accepting one bag or box of donated books per person. Donations need to be resalable (very dirty, discolored, mildewed, damaged or detached covers, old text books, old computer books, etc. are not suitable for resale). Please don’t donate books that you wouldn’t consider buying yourself. Puzzles are especially welcome! Thank you

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Monday, October 10, 2022 - 1:30pm to 3:30pm
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This month's book: Klara and the Sun by Kazuo Ishiguro

The Friends of the Pacific Grove Library book club:

  • Meets most second Mondays via Zoom at 1:30 pm for about 1-1/2 to 2 hours (we reschedule on Federal holidays). Email for meeting information.
  • Tends to read fiction, but mixes it up depending on the interests of the members
  • Tends to read books that aren't brand new, so members can find books at local libraries
  • Rotates book leaders, who make a suggestion for the club, then lead the discussion
  • 2022 Meeting dates and book titles

Carol Greenstreet is the coordinator.
For more information, contact pgplbookclub@yahoo.com

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Saturday, November 5, 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, November 5 to find wonderful buys in books, puzzles, CDs and more.

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

All proceeds benefit the Library’s community of readers and learners. If you’re a member of the Friends, you get a nice discount. And yes, we’re happy to have you become a member at the Sale!

The Friends' Book Store is also open at St. Mary’s Church Monday through Friday from 10 am -12 noon. 

We are now accepting one bag or box of donated books per person. Donations need to be resalable (very dirty, discolored, mildewed, damaged or detached covers, old text books, old computer books, etc. are not suitable for resale). Please don’t donate books that you wouldn’t consider buying yourself. Puzzles are especially welcome! Thank you

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Monday, November 14, 2022 - 1:30pm to 3:30pm
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This month's book: The Lincoln Highway by Amor Towles

The Friends of the Pacific Grove Library book club:

  • Meets most second Mondays via Zoom at 1:30 pm for about 1-1/2 to 2 hours (we reschedule on Federal holidays). Email for meeting information.
  • Tends to read fiction, but mixes it up depending on the interests of the members
  • Tends to read books that aren't brand new, so members can find books at local libraries
  • Rotates book leaders, who make a suggestion for the club, then lead the discussion
  • 2022 Meeting dates and book titles

Carol Greenstreet is the coordinator.
For more information, contact pgplbookclub@yahoo.com

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