Monday, December 16th * Pacific Grove Library * Happy Hour is 5:00 – 7:00 PM
Join in a celebration of Emily Dickinson with Pacific Grove’s Poet in Residence, Dr. Barbara Mossberg, in honor of the poet’s birthday–complete with homemade gingerbnread from Dickinson’s own recipe!
The Friends of the Pacific Grove Public Library are thrilled that Anne Perry has agreed to speak before our annual meeting in January, 2014. Ms. Perry’s books have received critical acclaim and huge popular success. The Times selected her as one of the 20th Century’s “100 Masters of Crime”. Booklist describes the experience of reading one of her books as ‘Thackeray edited by Elmore Leonard’.
The program will be held at Chautauqua Hall on Sunday, January 19, 2014 - 2:00pm to 4:30pm.
In conjunction with the Library Advisory Board and the Board of the Pacific Grove Library Foundation, the Friends of the Pacific Grove Public Library are hosting an open house at the PG Library to introduce the community to Steven Silveria, newly appointed Director of the Library and Information Services. The open house is scheduled on Saturday, December 7, from 2pm to 4pm.
Is your turkey brining? Do you have your pies? Enjoy your holidays… The PG Library will be closed Thursday-Sunday, Nov. 28-Dec. 1. Visit soon to pick up some books to read while others are watching football!
We’ll be open again on Monday, Dec. 2 from 2-7pm. This will also be the start of our annual “Food for Fines” food donation program. Bring in non-perishable foods for the Food Bank of Monterey County and we will waive your fines, during the month of December.
And on Monday night, from 5-7pm, will be the last Gaming Night of 2013! Join us for board games, snacks, Xbox Kinect, and more.
Join us at the library Thursday, Nov. 21st at 7:30 PM to meet Karen Joy Fowler, author of six novels and three short story collections (including Sarah Canary and The Jane Austen Book Club). Her collection, What I Didn’t See, recently won the 2010 World Fantasy Award. A new novel, We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves, came out in May.
Coverage starts January 1, 2014 for those who have signed up by December 15, 2013.
Open enrollment closes on March 31, 2014.
The Covered California website, www.CoveredCA.com will be the primary tool for delivering information to Californians about their health coverage options. Covered California is a new, easy-to-use marketplace where you and your family may get financial assistance to make coverage more affordable and where you can compare and choose health coverage that best fits your needs and budget. Covered California will offer private health plans that cannot be canceled or denied for a pre-existing medical condition or illness.
Where to apply:
Join us to see how health care reform affects you!
Tues. Oct. 22 at 3:00 pm Monterey: Hyatt Park Lane Medicare Update w/Tamara McKee
Sat. Oct.26 at 10:30 am Monterey: Monterey Public Library Covered California w/Bob Petty
Thurs. Oct. 31 at 11:00 am Marina: Marina Public Library Medicare Update w/Tamara McKee
Sat. Nov 2 at 10:00 am Carmel: Harrison Memorial LibraryCovered California w/ Lauren Miller
Wed. Nov 6 at 2:30 pm Carmel: Carmel Foundation Medicare Update w/ Tamara McKee
Sat. Nov 9 at 3:00 pm Pacific Grove: Jewel Park House Covered California w/Glorietta Rowland
Tues. Nov 12 at 10:30 am Pacific Grove: Sally Griffin Center Medicare Update w/Tamara McKee
Wed. Nov. 20 at 10:00 am Seaside: Oldemeyer Center Medicare Update w/Tamara McKee
Sat. Nov 23 at 3:00 pm Pacific Grove: Jewel Park House Covered California w/Lauren Miller
The Library’s Haunted House is a Pacific Grove tradition going back 29 years. Mark your calendars… and get your most creative costumes ready… for Monday Oct. 28th! This spooky fun is appropriate for ages 4 to 14, with tricks and treats from 6:30-7:30pm. See you there!