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

  • Feb
    17

    Cesar Chavez Library

    10:00am

    Basic computer skills class (training session) for adults.

  • Feb
    17

    Cesar Chavez Library

    10:45am

    Kids can read books to real dogs.

  • Feb
    17

    Cesar Chavez Library

    1:00pm

    Are you a teen needing community service hours?

    Join us for an afternoon of community service projects at the library. 

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  • Feb
    18

    Cesar Chavez Library

    2:00pm

    Come view some of the best family-friendly movies of all time. 

  • Feb
    20

    Cesar Chavez Library

    4:00pm

    Develop your own 3D video games using Unity3D game engine. We will explore the many tools this software has to offer in an interactive way and learn the object-oriented C#...