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May 27, 2022 - 4:30pm

Summer Learning Program is starting soon!

The Summer Learning Program begins June 6th and continues thru July 30th. Join us for fun and engaging free activities all summer long. A variety of drop-in and registration-based programs will be offered throughout

Reading List

The John Newbery Medal is awarded to the book for outstanding contribution to children's literature. This year the winner is "The Last Cuentista,” written by Donna Barba Higuera. All other books on this list are Newbery Honor Books.

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December 22, 2021 - 12:00pm

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Nearly 500 parents and children took part in our holiday themed Cookie Decorating events at all three of our libraries on December 20 and 21. Thanks to a generous toy donation from Salinas PAL, 163 children also went home with

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August 12, 2021 - 3:00pm

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Salinas Public Library is proud to announce the winners of the 2021 Graphic Novel Contest.

We had some really excellent entries which combined the elements of art, dialogue, and creativity into each novel. After some tough deliberation, we determined

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May 7, 2020 - 12:30pm

Salinas Public Library has been busy creating new programs for the community to view online during the current COVID-19 closure. Parents can engage online in storytime and songs with their children in programs like the following:

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November 29, 2017 - 4:00pm

What's cuter than a kindergartner getting a library card? 

A kindergartner posing for a picture after winning a prize at our Family Date Night!

We're happy to report that we distributed over 4000 library card applications in a two week

Event

July 6, 2022 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Cesar Chavez Library

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 get a nutritious meal at no cost. Meals will be available for dine-in

Event

July 6, 2022 - 12:00pm to 6:00pm

All Locations

Stop by the library and pick up a small birdhouse to paint and decorate. At all library branches. While supplies last. 

 

Event

July 6, 2022 - 2:30pm to 6:00pm

Cesar Chavez Library

Be an insect investigator with the Pacific Grove Museum of Natural History! Come to the library and look in the microscope to get up close and personal with cool local insects, as well as exciting insects from all over the