Cesar Chavez Library

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Services at this Library:

  • More than 40,000 items for all ages available in variety of languages and formats such as books, magazines, newspapers, DVDs, music CDs, books on CD, and more
  • Reference materials for in-library use, including access to comprehensive database of car repair information
  • Free WiFi
  • Public use computers with internet access, printing, and scanning capabilities
  • Children area equipped with early literacy computer stations, children story time and programs
    • Family Storytime: Wednesday, 4:00pm- 5:00pm
    • Reading to Dogs: Saturday, 10:45am- 11:45am
  • Teen area with teen programs
  • Literacy resources and programs, including Read Grow Play playgroup
  • Digital Arts computer equipped with multimedia editing resources
  • Monterey Bay Aquarium Shelf to Shore program
  • Homebound Services program to provide library services for city of Salinas residence with limited mobility
  • Community meeting room
  • Homework Center
  • Library staff who can provide assistance locating information, using print and electronic sources,  and choosing books and other materials

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Upcoming Events

  • Sep
    22

    Cesar Chavez Library

    10:00am

    Learn how to use a computer to prepare you to search and work online.

    From how to turn on a computer, use keyboard and mouse, to using web browser and creating...

  • Sep
    22

    Cesar Chavez Library

    10:00am

    Attention book lovers! Here's your chance to meet local and international authors, purchase new books, and enjoy a fun-filled day at the library. We will have arts & crafts...

  • Sep
    22

    Cesar Chavez Library

    10:45am

    Come meet the nicest dogs in the area! Not only are they friendly but they love listening to stories.  These therapy dogs and their owners volunteer their time so that your...

  • Sep
    22

    Cesar Chavez Library

    1:30pm

    Join other parents and their children ages 0-5 for drop-in playgroups.

  • Sep
    22

    Cesar Chavez Library

    3:00pm

    Earn Community Service credits and help us test out our new teen app.  This program seeks to provide young people with the skills that they will need for today and tomorrow’s...