Salinas Residents Await Fully Operating Libraries

Salinas Is Back In The News. After working with a skeletal budget last year, librarians and volunteer supporters hope to see the hobbled Salinas library system not just return to walking, but ready to run a marathon. A better computer system. More books. More space.

Meeting rooms for visiting authors.

A full-time grant writer to raise money.

“We want a vibrant library,” said Lynne Steele, president of the Friends group. “It’s something that’s desperately needed.”