Library Locations and Hours

Mailing Address:
PO Box 800
Carmel, CA 93921

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Holiday Closures

Events Calendar


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Upcoming Programs

The library will be closed Thursday, November 23rd,
and Friday, November 24th for the Thanksgiving holiday.

Computer helpFirst & Third Saturday eBook and Computer help
Next session: Saturday, November 18,  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

Gingerbread Making Fundraiser Benefiting The Carmel Public Library Foundation
Saturday, December 9, 10:30 AM or 1:30 PM

Gingerbread houseYou are invited to celebrate the holidays with our 6th Annual Fundraiser for the Carmel
Public Library Foundation with Gingerbread Making for the entire family. 
 
Create a gingerbread house to take home and display throughout the holidays. Children will receive one gingerbread making kit, hot cider and a cookie for a $25 donation to the Carmel Public Library Foundation.
 
Adults that want to attend will receive a glass of wine or sparkling wine or mimosa from a local winery and can enjoy a gourmet cheese and fruit tray for a $10 donation to the Carmel Public Library Foundation. Additional glasses of wine can be purchased for a $5.00 donation.
 
Cost: $25 per gingerbread house which includes a cookie with hot chocolate or coee. Adults may purchase a glass of wine with small bites for $10.
 
Reservations: Limited reservations available. Contact Carrie at (831) 624-2745 or carrie@HofsasHouse.com to make a reservation.
 
Hofsas House meeting room, poolside
San Carlos & 4th, Carmel
Questions? Call 831-624-2745

photo of JoyTeen Photo Contest

Entries in our Teen photo contest are on display in the lobby of the Main Library.  This year's theme is Joy!, and we have many joyful entires.  Come view the photos, and vote for your favorite for the People's Choice Award.  Photos will be on display through the end of the year.
Harrison Memorial Library, Ocean & Lincoln, Carmel
Questions? Call 831-624-7323

Events for Children

Steam Saturday with Miss Myah
Saturday Nov. 18, from 1:30-2:30
Park Branch Library, corner of Sixth and Mission

Steam SaturdaySave the date! Miss Myah, the science teacher at River School, will lead cool experiments. Stay tuned for more information about the experiments you will be doing. This program is for kindergarten through 5th grade. All materials are supplied by the library.

For more information, call us at 624-4664.

 

Miss Stephanie of Music Together
Wednesday, Nov. 29, at 10am
Park Branch Library, corner of Sixth and Mission

StephanieMiss Stephanie will be here with her violin for a lively musical storytime. This program is for babies and toddlers, but older siblings are welcome too.

For more information, call us at 624-4664.

 

 

After School is Cool Craft Time
Tuesday Dec. 5, from 3:30-4:30

Join Miss Pat for a fun after school craft. Stay tuned for more information. This program is for ages 5 through 9 year old, and all materials are supplied by the library.

For more information, call us at 624-4664.

 

Miss Sarah of Kinderjam
Wednesday Dec. 6 at 10am
Park Branch Library, corner of Sixth and Mission

Miss SarahJoin Miss Sarah of Kinderjam for a lively musical storytime. This program is for babies and toddlers, but older siblings are welcome.

For more information, call us at 624-4664.

 

Visit with Santa Claus!
Wednesday Dec. 13, at 10am
Park Branch Library, corner of Sixth and Mission

Santa ClausSanta Claus will be visiting our baby and toddler storytime. Santa is expected to arrive at about 10:20am.
Older siblings are welcome to join in the fun!

For more information, call us at 624-4664.

 

Baby and Toddler Storytime
Wednesdays  at 10 am
Park Branch Library, corner of Sixth and Mission

Miss GraceBabies 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.




For more information, call us at 624-4664.

For more events see our calendar.

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