Library Locations and Hours

Mailing Address:
PO Box 800
Carmel, CA 93921

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Holiday Closures

Events Calendar


America's Star Library 2017

Branch Library Lobby Remodel

Our Park Branch Library will be closed from August 6 - 24 so we can remodel the lobby. For your convenience, the book drop will remain open. Come back when the remodel is done and see all the fun, new changes!

New Library Resource: Lynda.com
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Would you like to learn new software, creative, and business skills to achieve your personal and professional goals? Take popular courses such as Excel, project management, search engine optimization, even computer programming.  Industry experts teach you the knowledge and skills to start your career.  Log on too Lynda.com with your library card number and PIN.

Questions? Call 831-624-7323 or ask at the reference desk

Are you planning a trip? 

Do you know that you can stream or download library eBooks, audiobooks, movies and magazines to take with you?  Check out what's available from your library on our Downloads page

Need help downloading our materials to your tablet or phone?  Come in for individual help every first and third Saturday.
eReaders
Saturday, July 21,  between 1 & 3 pm
Reference Room, Harrison Memorial Library, Ocean & Lincoln, Carmel
Questions? Call 831-624-7323

Annual Book Sale 
Book saleThursday through Saturday, August 9-11, 2018

The Friends of the Harrison Memorial Library annual book sale is held in August at the Carmel Mission School Gym on Rio Road. This year's sale dates:

Thursday, August 9, 11-4 pm, members pre-sale (join for $10 at the door)
Friday and Saturday, August 10-11, 10-4 pm, open to the public

Close to 10,000 books, videos and audiobooks available. Net proceeds from the sale go to the library.

Donations of materials are welcome through July 17, at the Friends of the Library Book Room at Sunset Center, Tuesday mornings from 10-12.

Events for Children

All children's events are held at the Park Branch Library, corner of Sixth and Mission.
For more information call (831) 624-4664.

"Reading Takes You Everywhere" Kids' Summer Reading
Monday June 4 - Saturday July 14

Please note our special programs have wrapped up for the summer. Our reading program finished Saturday July 14, but we will still be giving out our prizes through next week, until Saturday July 21. Thanks so much for being a part of our summer reading program!

Miss GraceBaby and Toddler Storytime will be back in September
Wednesday, Sept. 5, 10 am
Park Branch Library, corner of Sixth and Mission

Babies and toddlers are welcome to storytime every Wednesday morning from Sept 5 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.

For more events see our calendar.

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