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About Us

strategicplanstarter400pxThe Monterey Public Library is the largest public library on the Monterey Peninsula, with an extensive collection of books, audiobooks, CDs, DVDs, Web services, microforms and unique historical collections. The Library is a progressive, dynamic organization with a long tradition of innovative programming and a diverse range of community services.

Monterey Public Library is a welcoming community, cultural, and learning center for people of all ages. We encourage discovery, share the joy of reading, celebrate Monterey's history and heritage, and protect the right to know.

Inspire, Delight, and Educate All: the Library IDEA!

  • Excellence
  • Innovation
  • Freedom
  • Passion

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