Read Beyond the Beaten Path Adult Summer Reading Program
Starting June 7, adults (ages 18 and older) are invited to participate in the 2022 Read Beyond the Beaten Path Summer Reading Program by registering at montereypark.beanstack.org. Adults can track hours read to earn virtual badges, a free book and the opportunity to win additional prizes for completing activities. The program runs through July 31. To learn more about the program and events, visit the following link.
Through The Lens: An Asian American Experience in 2021 Photo Exhibition
July 8-August 8
Sponsored by East West Bank, Through the Lens: An Asian American Experience in 2021 is a project co-organized by the Press Photographers Association of Greater Los Angeles (PPAGLA) and the Chinese Culture Development Center (CCDC). From July 8 - August 8, patrons are invited to view photographs from ten award-winning photojournalists documenting fifteen anti-AAPI discrimination rallies and commemorative events throughout the Greater Los Angeles area displayed on the first floor of the library. On Saturday, July 30 at 2 p.m. in the Friends Room, patrons are also invited to a reception with participating photojournalists talking about their works and experience. This event is presented in partnership with the Library and Greater Monterey Park Chamber of Commerce.