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Museum Enrichment Week

John Steinbeck Library: June 20-23
Cesar Chavez Library: July 18-21
Times vary by field trip location

Participants will have an opportunity to learn and explore some of the wonderful museums that are located around Monterey County. Some of the field trips will be to Monterey Museum of Art, Pacific Grove Museum of Natural History, National Steinbeck Center, Monterey Bay Aquarium and Point Lobos State Natural Reserve. Ages 8-12 years.

Sign up for the John Steinbeck Library Museum Enrichment Week HERE

Sign up for the Cesar Chavez Library Museum Enrichment Week at the library.

Introduction to Robotics

June 20-30
3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Cesar Chavez Library

Build it. Program it. Control it. Experience the fun of mechanics, electronics, control systems and computer science. In this workshop, you will learn the basic components of robotics and coding through step-by-step instruction. All supplies and equipment will be provided. Ages 11-17 years.

Sign up for the Robotics Week HERE

Single Day Adventure to the Coast

July 17, 2017
9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Spend the day in the mountains above Monterey Bay searching through native habitats for interesting creatures of the coast. Join us and learn about our beautiful region we call home. Pick up at 9:00 am and drop off at 3:00 pm at the Cesar Chavez Library. Bring a lunch, a bottle of water, a jacket, and sunscreen. Brought to you by the Salinas Public Library and the Ventana Wildlife Society. This program is free for students that receive free or reduced lunch. For ages 8-12.

Contact Carol at the Cesar Chavez Library to sign up: (831)758-7345.

Library & Community Services Summer Guide

Summer is coming right at you! There’ll be no excuse for boredom this summer when there are so many engaging things to do in this Activity Guide!

The 2017 Summer Activity Guide features classes, camps, programs and events that take place this summer. There is also Summer Reading info for the library. Be sure to check out all of the amazing activities and events happening this spring by clicking here to download the guide!


4:00 pm
Cesar Chavez Library

Come and join the fun! Karaoke for everyone!

Toddler Tales

Cesar Chavez Library
Thursdays at 10 am

John Steinbeck Library
Tuesdays at 10 am

A storytime for children under 3, starting March 28, 2017. Join us for short stories, songs, action rhymes, fingerplays, and fun. Toddlers will be introduced to sounds, letter recognition, and new words that will help to develop literacy skills.

El Gabilan Library Project
We are very proud to announce that the City of Salinas will be building a new branch library very soon to replace the existing El Gabilan Library.  The opportunity for a Library system to recreate its space and re-envision its services occurs infrequently so we see this as an important

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