Library Locations and Hours

Mailing Address:
PO Box 800
Carmel, CA 93921

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Events Calendar

America's Star Library 2017

The Library will be closed Monday, May 28, for Memorial Day.

Summer ReadingReading Takes You Everywhere:
Summer Reading Starts June 4

Would you like to earn prizes while reading books and watching movies?  
Sign up for our Reading Takes You Everywhere summer reading program!  

Adults and Teens -- June 4 - June 30
Children's -- June 4 - July 14
Questions? Call 831-624-4629 or ask at the checkout desk


BookBrowse The new issue of BookBrowse highlights books that help you travel the world and beyond, and ties right in with our summer reading program.  Take a look, and get a jump start on your summer reading.

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Need help downloading our materials to your tablet or phone?  Come in for individual help!
Saturday, June 2,  between 1 & 3 PM
Reference Room, Harrison Memorial Library, Ocean & Lincoln, Carmel
Questions? Call 831-624-7323

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.

Baby and Toddler Storytime
Miss GraceWednesdays at 10 AM

Babies and toddlers are welcome to storytime every Wednesday morning from the beginning of September  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.


"Reading Takes You Everywhere" is the theme of our summer reading program! It will run from Monday June 4 through Saturday July 14. Here is our lineup of fun programs

Tommy's Space Adventure Puppet Show
Wednesday June 6 at 1:30pm

Puppet Art Theater will be present a puppet show about space aliens, mad scientists and more. Tommy's wish is to someday meet a real live space alien. Little did Tommy know his wish was about to come true!

Bubble Magic with Tom Noddy
Wednesday June 13 at 1:00pm

Tom is an entertainer who specializes in blowing the most amazing bubbles - bubbles inside of bubbles, fog inside of bubbles, caterpillar bubbles, and a bubble cube. Tom includes humor and science in his fascinating show.

Insect Discovery Lab
Wednesday June 20 at 1:30pm

Explore the fantastic lives of beetles, millipedes, tarantulas, walking sticks, whip scorpions and more!

Circus of Smiles
Wednesday June 27 at 1:30pm

Fun filled and non stop excitement and family friendly theatrics that will have you laughing, audience members participating, and everyone hoping for more!

Make a Marble Roller Coaster - Steam Program
Tuesday July 3 at 1:30pm

All Saints science teacher Ms. Batya Fields will be helping you make a roller coaster from pipe insulation! This program is for ages 9-14 years old.

Spencer Grey - Master Magician
Wednesday July 11 at 11am

From the age of 7, Spencer began performing magic for his school, library, and community center, quickly building his skill as a young magician. Spencer will  bring unique entertainment to everyone!

For more events see our calendar.

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