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

  • Jun
    18

    Cesar Chavez Library

    10:00am

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

  • Jun
    18

    Cesar Chavez Library

    11:00am

    Explore the fantastic lives of beetles, millipedes, tarantulas, walking sticks, whip scorpions, and more!  The Insect Discovery Lab will introduce your group to the...

  • Jun
    19

    Cesar Chavez Library

    1:00pm

    Travel to different countries through the pages of a book!  After the story, stay for a craft, taste some food, and enter for a chance to win a free book.

  • Jun
    19

    Cesar Chavez Library

    6:00pm

    Preparation to pass the citizenship exam. Students learn to prepare for civics questions, writing, and mock interview. For information, call (831) 758-7916

  • Jun
    19

    Cesar Chavez Library

    6:00pm

    Preparation to pass HSE exam for all subjects. For information, call (831) 758-7916