Saturday, March 22, 2014
5:30 – 8:00 P.M.
The Stuff Cure: how we lost 8,000 pounds of stuff for fun, profit, virtue, and a better world by Dr. Betty Sproule & Dr. J. Michael Sproule
Meet the Authors
February 27, 2014 at 7:30 P.M.
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The American Library Association recently announced some of its top books and audiobooks of 2013, chosen by librarians. Here are a few we have in Pacific Grove… come in and ask us for the other titles to put on hold!
Claire of the Sea Light, by Edwidge Danticat
Lawrence in Arabia, by Scott Anderson
Heartburn, by Nora Ephron
Flora & Ulysses, by Katie DiCamillo
Locomotive, by Brian Flora
Scowler, by Daniel Krause
Midwinterblood, by Marcus Sedgwick
The Death of Bees, by Lisa O’Donnell
Lexicon, by Max Barry
Alison Jackson, our Children’s librarian, has written a new children’s picture book, published by Henry Holt and Co., entitled When the Wind Blows. And she is getting rave reviews!
“Jackson’s deft touch for humor carries the audience’s interest through the story– School Library Journal
“Young ones who have mastered their nursery rhymes will get a hoot out of Jackson’s gentle humor”– Publisher’s Weekly
Alison’s other titles include: I Know an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Pie and Eggs Over Evie.
With the library’s new subscription to Freegal (Free+legal) music, everyone in Pacific Grove can download and keep 3 free songs every week. All you need is your library card number.
Genres include Pop, Rock, Jazz, Big Band, Classical, Bollywood, Holiday, Children’s, Country, New Age, World, Zydeco and more.
Comedy routines from Abbott & Costello and the Marx Brothers to George Carlin and Monty Python.
Chautauqua Hall on Sunday, January 19, 2014 - 2:00pm to 4:30pm.
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’.
Use your library card to check out dozens of online magazines at Pacific Grove Library Online