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Mailing Address:
PO Box 800
Carmel, CA 93921

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Events Calendar

It's Summer Reading Time - Let's Read to the Rhythm

Kids Summer Reading
Monday June 8 - Saturday July 18

Read to the Rhythm We are planning lots of fun programs and prizes for you. Sign up at the Check-out Desk at the Park Branch Library. See our Kids Page for a list of programs.




Summer ReadingAdult and Teen Summer Reading
Monday June 22 - Saturday July 18

Our summer reading program is right around the corner. Come join us for our annual summer reading program for our adult and teen patrons. 
It's easy! It's fun! Sign up in June at the Check-out Desk at the Main Library.

Questions? Call (831) 624-4629.



Upcoming Programs

Dave HolodiloffThe Dave Holodiloff Duo
Monday, July 13, 6:30-7:30 pm

Dave Holodiloff and friend will bring music to the Harrison Memorial Library.  The event will feature a blend of jazz, bluegrass, Latin, folk, Celtic, and much more.
The show is free and all ages are welcome!

Reading Room, Harrison Memorial Library, Ocean & Lincoln, Carmel
Questions? Call (831) 624-4629.

MedicareMedicare Basics
Thursday, July 16, 6:30-8 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.

Reading Room, Harrison Memorial Library, Ocean & Lincoln, Carmel
Questions? Call (831) 624-7323.


CollegewiseFear and Loathing in College Admissions: How to Avoid It
Saturday, July 18, 2 pm

No matter where you want to go to college—USC, UCLA, or a tiny liberal arts college that could never beat either of those two at football—there are always things you can do to improve your chances of admission.  Grades, test scores, activities, even essays and interviews--we'll cover all the college admissions elements at this seminar.  We'll also share Collegewise strategies that will make you a stronger college applicant and make sure you avoid the most common application mistakes.  Open to high school students, parents, and anyone headed for college.

Teen Lounge, Harrison Memorial Library, Ocean & Lincoln, Carmel
Questions? Call (831) 624-7323.


eBook Help
Overdrivedrop in anytime on Saturday, July 18, 1-3 pm

The library offers assistance with all of our digital resources- eBooks, audiobooks, music, magazines and movies. Drop in anytime between 1 and 3 pm on Saturday, July 18, in the Reference Room of the Main Library.

Be prepared with your:

  • device
  • library card number and PIN
  • Amazon account login and password if using a Kindle or Kindle app
  • Apple ID and password if using an iPad, iPod or iPhone

Reference Room, Harrison Memorial Library, Ocean & Lincoln, Carmel
Questions?  Call 831-624-7323


Social SecurityStrategies to Maximize Your Social Security Income
Thursday July 23, or Monday, July 27, 6:30-8 pm

Financial expert Stacy T. Turner will talk about ways to Maximize Your Social Security Income. Mr. Turner regularly appears on KION, speaking publicly on financial matters. As an independent advisor, he is able to offer impartial strategies to prepare for retirement. Mr. Turner lives in Pebble Beach with his wife and three children, who are all in the Carmel Unified Schools and loyal members of the Harrison Memorial Library.

Reading Room, Harrison Memorial Library, Ocean & Lincoln, Carmel
Questions? Call (831) 624-7323.


Local History Department Hours

Our local history librarian, Ashlee Wright, has accepted the position of City Clerk for Carmel-by-the-Sea.  Congratulations Ashlee!  We will be recruiting for a new local history librarian, but during this time of transition call the Reference Desk at the Main Library (831) 624-7323 for information about the hours for our local history department.


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