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.
  • Free WiFi
  • Public use computers with internet access, printing, and scanning capabilities
  • Children's area equipped with early literacy computer stations, children's story time and programs
  • Teen area with teen programs
  • Literacy resources and programs, including Read Grow & Play playgroups
  • Digital Arts computers equipped with multimedia editing resources
  • Video games, consoles, and controllers available for in-library use
  • Study room
  • Community meeting room
  • Homework Center
  • Library staff who can provide assistance locating information, using print and electronic sources, and choosing books and other materials

 

Room Reservations:

Cesar Chavez Library offers a study room that is available for public use during open service hours. Click here to reserve a study room.

Study room usage guidelines:

  • Rooms may be reserved by one or more people but cannot exceed the maximum occupancy of each room.
  • Request to use the study rooms may be made in person at El Gabilan Library or online, and no more than one (1) week in advance.
  • Room reservation is limited to two (2) hours per person, per day, to ensure equitable access of library facility.
  • Reservation may be canceled if the room is not being used within the first fifteen (15) minutes of reserved schedule. 
  • No food is allowed in the study room. Drinks are limited to those in closed containers such as covered cups, cans, or water bottles, and must be kept away from electronics.
  • Please be considerate of others and clean up before leaving the study room.

Community Meeting Rooms

The BHC community meeting room is available at Cesar Chavez Library that may be reserved for public use when not being used for Library activities. Fees may be charged according to the current Library Fee Schedule.
The meeting room has a capacity of 204 people. Download the room reservation application here

Another community meeting room is also available at El Gabilan Library.

 

 

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Upcoming Events

  • Jun
    28

    Cesar Chavez Library

    12:00pm

    Salinas Public Library is partnering with Alisal School District to provide Salinas children and teens free lunch throughout the summer. This program allows anyone under 18 to...

  • Jun
    28

    Cesar Chavez Library

    5:00pm

    In-person citizenship class at Cesar Chavez Library. This class is for adults studying to take the citizenship interview in English.

    For more info and to register, scan...

  • Jun
    29

    Cesar Chavez Library

    12:00pm

    Kids that earn a book prize can come and redeem at the prize party! They can claim their book prizes, do some arts and crafts, and participate in various activities at our...

  • Jun
    29

    Cesar Chavez Library

    12:00pm

    Salinas Public Library is partnering with Alisal School District to provide Salinas children and teens free lunch throughout the summer. This program allows anyone under 18 to...

  • Jun
    29

    Cesar Chavez Library

    1:00pm

    A DIY engineering program that uses inexpensive materials and objects you find around the house. Co-hosted by The Tech, formerly known as The Tech Museum, emphasizes the...