Month: September 2016

Books in Bloom with Frances Schultz – November 6, 2016

3rd Annual Books in Bloom

The Monterey Public Library Friends join with Frances Schultz in celebrating the publication of her book, The Bee Cottage Story: How I Made a Muddle of Things and Decorated My Way Back to Happiness

Sunday, November 6, 2016
12:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Artisans’ Marketplace – No Host Reception
Program – Lunch – Book Signing

Monterey Plaza Hotel & Spa
Monterey Bay Room
Cannery Row – Monterey

frances-schultz-seated“Frances is more than a writer; she’s a gifted storyteller.… Read more

Pirates, Pinnacles and Petticoats – October 5, 2016

The Endowment Committee and Friends of the Monterey Public Library are pleased to invite you to a lecture

Pirates, Pinnacles and Petticoats:
The Shipwrecks of Point Pinos and Monterey Bay

With JoAnn Semones, PhD
Maritime Historian and Author

Wednesday, October 5, 2016
4:00 – 6:00 pm
Hors d’oeuvres Served

Wave Street Studios
774 Wave Street
Monterey, CA

$25 per person
1849 Society Members & Guests Complimentary

RSVP by Monday, October 3

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joann-semones-author-photo“Pirates, Pinnacles & Petticoats: Shipwrecks of Point Pinos & Monterey Bay” offers readers a glimpse into California before statehood and a history about the oldest active  lighthouse on the Pacific Coast that brims with tales of tragic shipwrecks, daring adventurers, notorious smugglers, intriguing authors, gritty sea captains, and the first women lighthouse keepers on the West Coast.

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