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March 16, 2024 - 11:00am

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We are looking for the next Salinas Youth Poet Laureate!

Salinas Public Library has started the search for the next Salinas Youth Poet Laureate, aiming to spotlight youth poets in the community and provide them with an opportunity to showcase

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July 10, 2023 - 11:30am

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We are thrilled to announce the Top Entries of our 2023 Comic Book Making Contest!

From April 3, 2023, to June 17, 2023, talented comic book enthusiasts from various school grades and cities throughout Monterey County submitted their creative

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April 3, 2023 - 1:00pm

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We are excited to announce the start of the annual Comic Book Making Contest for Kids and Teens (previously known as the Graphic Novel Contest). The contest is open to all kids and teens living in the Monterey County in grades

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June 30, 2022 - 12:30pm

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Salinas Public Library is proud to announce the winners of the 2022 Graphic Novel Contest.

This year we had 73 entries! We had some really excellent entries which combined the elements of art, dialogue, and creativity into each novel. After some

Video Games now available

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June 15, 2022 - 9:30am

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The Salinas Public Library is happy to announce that we now have video games available for checkout!

We currently have games for the following systems: Xbox One, Playstation 4, and Nintendo Switch. All games are rated Teen and below and

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March 24, 2022 - 3:30pm

We are looking for the next Salinas Youth Poet Laureate!

Throughout the month of April, Salinas Public Library will accept submissions from young poets, ages 13-19. A group of judges will select the finalists from the application pool. One person will

Event

June 26, 2024 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm

John Steinbeck Library

TEENS! Join us on Wednesday June 26th from 3:30PM - 5PM for a Snack and Paint. Mix your own flavored water (stay hydrated!), have a snack, and paint a small canvas. NO SIGN-UPS REQUIRED.

Craftivity for Teens runs on the fourth Wednesday of