All branches of Monterey County Free Libraries (MCFL) will be closed Thursday May 1st for Staff Day. Online services including downloadable books, databases, and self-service account management will continue to be
available 24/7 on the MCFL website. Click here.
Calling all young poets! It's time for the Monterey County Free Libraries annual Cowboy Poetry Contest. This contest is open to young poets aged 18 or younger and winners will read their works at the Cowboy Music & Poetry Gathering kick-off for the California Rodeo in Salinas. Deadline for entries is May 10th. Entry details can be found
Monterey County Free Libraries is collaborating with libraries throughout the state for
War Ink, an exhibit of Iraq and Afghanistan veteran tattoo art. Find out more about the upcoming exhibit
here. Interested in sharing your memorial tattoo and story?
Want to see democracy in action? Be a poll worker on election day! Adults and students are welcome to apply. Information about duties, training and applying online can be found
The Monterey County Health Department has released local
results of the first and largest survey analyzing tobacco, alcohol and food in stores. The findings are part of the Healthy Stores for a Healthy Community campaign.