PJ Library Joins the CBI Community   

The PJ Library (PJ as in pajamas) provides your family with a FREE treasury of Jewish books and music.   Children up to age 9 within Monterey County are eligible to subscribe.

It is easy to enroll!   To enroll click here  or visit the PJ Library website to enroll.

Whether you’re a parent, grandparent, or friend of someone with young children, please help us share news of this special program with Jewish families throughout the Monterey County area who have children up to age 9. Are there children you love who live outside of this community? You are welcome to purchase a gift subscription for them. Please visit or call The PJ Library at (413) 439-1981 to find out the details.

If you have any questions or comments, please contact Louise Riddell-Kaufman at or 624-2015. Happy Reading!

Preschool Holiday Programs 


Children ages 2 ½ - 5, with a parent, are invited to attend our monthly events.  Children discover the joys of the Jewish holidays through craft projects, stories, music, food, and friends.  All programs are held Saturday mornings from 10:30 a.m. to noon, except where noted.  The fee is $5 with preregistration and $10 at the door.  

The Fall 2016 - Spring 2017 program dates:

Sunday, August 28, 2016 - in the Children’s Area at the Jewish Food Festival

Saturday, September 17, 2016 - PJ Library Storytime

Saturday, October 22, 2016 - Sukkot

Saturday, November 19, 2016 - PJ Library Storytime

Saturday, December 17, 2016 - Chanukah

Saturday, January 21, 2017 - PJ Library Storytime

Saturday, February 11, 2017 - Tu B'Shevat

Saturday, March 11, 2017- Purim

Saturday, April 1, 2017 - Passover

Saturday, May 6, 2017 - Yom Ha'atzmaut

Satruday, June 10, 2017 - PJ Library Storytime