Library Locations and Hours

Mailing Address:
PO Box 800
Carmel, CA 93921

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Events Calendar


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Upcoming Programs

Medicare Basics
Medicare Options Monday, Aug. 28, 5:30-7 PM

Are you soon eligible to receive Medicare? We bet you have questions. It's time to learn your ABCs! We'll cover Medicare Part A, Part B, Part C and Part D - the prescription drug plans. Get the information you need to make good decisions about your health coverage at this free seminar. Presented by the Alliance on Aging.
Reading Room, Harrison Memorial Library, Ocean & Lincoln, Carmel
Questions? Call (831) 624-7323.

Did you know we offer home delivery to homebound patrons?

We can deliver library materials to homebound people living in Carmel-by-the-Sea and the surrounding unincorporated area. Call the Outreach Librarian to receive the following:

  • Books (Regular & Large Print)
  • Books on CD
  • DVDs
  • Reference Information

We also offer assistance in completing application forms for the California State Library's Braille and Talking Book Library.

Call (831) 624-4629 for more information

Computer helpFirst and Third Saturday eBook and Computer help
Next session: Saturday, Sept 2,  between 1 & 3 PM

Need a little help? Come in for one-on-one help. Check out all the digital books, audiobooks, movies, music and magazines your library has for you to use. Bring your own laptop, phone or tablet, or eReader.
Drop in anytime between 1 and 3 pm for assistance. 
Reference Room, Harrison Memorial Library, Ocean & Lincoln, Carmel
Questions? Call 831-624-7323

Baby and Toddler Storytime
Wednesday Sept. 6, at 10am
Park Branch Library, corner of Sixth and Mission

Miss GraceBabies and toddlers are welcome to storytime every Wednesday morning from Sept 6 until the end of May. Hear stories, sing songs, do activities and enjoy fingerplays. Afterwards we gather at the craft tables and socialize with Miss Grace. This storytime is for babies and toddlers, but older siblings are welcome too.



After School is Cool Craft
Tuesday Sept.12 from 3:30-4:30
Park Branch Library, corner of Sixth and Mission

Join Miss Pat for a fun after school craft. You will be doing an apple stamping craft. This program is for ages 5 through 9 years old. Please note that this craft program will be held the first Tuesday of every month, but due to the Labor Day holiday, we are holding the craft on the 12th of September.

Drawing with Dante
Friday Sept. 22, from 3:15-4:30
Park Branch Library, corner of Sixth and Mission

Drawing with DanteCome and explore just how much you can get into your black and white drawing using graphite pencils on paper. Expand your abilities in using shaind, tone, and contrast to make more expressive and masterful art. All materials are supplied by the library. This program is for ages 9 through 14 years old. Please pre-register by calling us at 624-4664.


Musical Storytime with Marylee
Wednesday Sept. 27, at 10am
MaryleePark Branch Library, corner of Sixth and Mission

Join Marylee for a fun musical storytime. This program is for babies and toddlers, but older siblings are welcome too.


Steam Saturday with Miss Myah
Saturday Sept. 30, from 1:30-2:30
Park Branch Library, corner of Sixth and Mission

Steam Miss Myah, the science teacher at River School, will be here leading fun science experiments. For this Steam class you will have fun with balloons and science. This program is for ages 5-9 years old, and all materials are supplied by the library.

After School is Cool
Tuesday Oct. 3, from 3:30-4:30
Park Branch Library, corner of Sixth and Mission

Join Miss Pat for a fun after school craft. Stay tuned for the craft you will be doing. This program is for ages 5 through 9 years old, and all materials are supplied by the library.

Pumpkin Decorating
Tuesday Oct. 17, from 3:30-4:30
Park Branch Library, corner of Sixth and Mission

PumpkinsJoin us for pumpkin decorating after school. All materials are suppled by the library, even the pumpkins. This program will be fun for the whole family.

 

 

 Musical Storytime with Marylee
Wednesday Oct. 18 at 10am
MaryleePark Branch Library, corner of Sixth and Mission

Marylee will be here for a musical storytime. This program is for babies and toddlers, but older siblings are welcome too.

 

Star Wars Reads Day
Saturday Oct. 21, from 2 to 3:30pm
Park Branch Library, corner of Sixth and Mission

Star WarsMiss Michaela will kick off this event with a reading from "Star Wars: A Galactic Pop-Up Adventure" followed by activity stations. Dress in your favorite Star Wars costume. We will also have some Star Wars themed loot to give away. Snacks will be served, and 3 special galactic guests have been invited. May the force be with you. This program will be fun for all ages.

For more events see our calendar.

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