John Steinbeck Library

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  • Photo Credit: Nick Frey

Services at this Library:

  • More than 100,000 items for all ages available in variety of languages and formats such as books, magazines, newspapers, DVDs, music CDs, books on CD, and more
  • Local history and John Steinbeck special collection
  • Reference materials for in-library use, including access to in-library use database of grants and historical California telephone directories
  • Free WiFi
  • Public use computers with internet access and printing capabilities
  • Photocopy machine, print, fax, and scan service
  • Children's area equipped with early literacy computer stations, children's story time, and family programs 
  • Teen area equipped with Teen Lounge console gaming systems and teen programs
  • Literacy Center that provides adult and family literacy programs and resources
  • Digital Arts Lab equipped with multimedia editing software
  • Library staff who can provide assistance locating information, using print and electronic sources, and choosing books and other materials

Some of the artwork on display at John Steinbeck Library are part of the Salinas Valley Art Association (SVAA) rotating collection. SVAA is a non-profit organization dedicated to the promotion of the visual arts since its inception in 1945.  For further inquiries about the artworks on display, please visit the SVAA Facebook page.

 

Upcoming Events

  • May
    23

    John Steinbeck Library

    4:00pm

    Bring your family to Storytime Jamboree at the John Steinbeck Library! We'll read, sing, and dance together as we put the focus on fun and set the silly to 11. For ages 0-7,...

  • May
    30

    John Steinbeck Library

    4:00pm

    Bring your family to Storytime Jamboree at the John Steinbeck Library! We'll read, sing, and dance together as we put the focus on fun and set the silly to 11. For ages 0-7,...

  • Jun
    03

    John Steinbeck Library

    10:00am

     

    Parent-Child Playgroups 

    Each playgroup provides sensory play and exploratory activities that develop speech and language, creative play, cognitive...

  • Jun
    06

    John Steinbeck Library

    4:00pm

    Bring your family to Storytime Jamboree at the John Steinbeck Library! We'll read, sing, and dance together as we put the focus on fun and set the silly to 11. For ages 0-7,...

  • Jun
    10

    John Steinbeck Library

    10:00am

     

    Parent-Child Playgroups 

    Each playgroup provides sensory play and exploratory activities that develop speech and language, creative play, cognitive...