Summer Reading for Adults and Kids
Our Adult Summer Reading
runs from June 17 through July 13. It's so easy to participate.
Sign up to get your reading log and goodie bag, write short reviews of what
you read, and get entered in a weekly drawing for prizes. The theme
this year is Reading is So Delicious, so we will have Sarah Lacasse, the
executive chef from Earthbound Farms
come in to give a presentation June 29, 10 am, on healthy eating, and make
smoothies for us.
We will be offering the Food For Fines program during Summer
Reading, from June 17 to July 13. The library will forgive fines for patrons
who bring in non-perishable food items. Food will be donated to the Food
Bank of Monterey County. It's an opportunity to clear your library fines and
help a worthy cause. One can of food = $1.00 forgiven toward library fines,
4 packages of ramen = $1.00 forgiven toward library fines.
Our kids summer reading program, "Reading is So Delicious" runs from Monday
June 3rd through Saturday July 13th. We have lots of fun prizes (including
pizza and ice cream) for you, and 7 terrific programs planned. Please click here for more
Check out a Nook eReader today
Have you ever wanted to try an eReader? Now's your chance! Ten Nooks are available, each
preloaded with twelve great books organized by genre. We have two
Non-fiction/Biography, two Fiction, two Mystery, a
Science Fiction/Fantasy, a Romance, a Teen, and a
Nook with Newbery Award winning titles for young adult readers. In
addition, we have two eReaders that are accessible to our blind
patrons. Ask at the Circulation Desk if you would like to check one
out. You can also call us to place a hold, or place a hold in the
catalog from home.
Click here to place a hold or see what's available!
For more information call the Circulation Desk at (831)624-4629
First Saturday e-book Help
Did you know the library offers free e-books and audiobooks?
If you need help downloading materials from the Northern California Digital Library to your Kindle, Nook, iPad, iPod, smartphone, or other device, come in
for one-on-one assistance.
Be prepared with these items:
your library card number and PIN
your Amazon account login and password, if using a Kindle or Kindle app
your Apple ID and
password, if using an iPad, iPod or iPhone
July 6, 2013.
Drop in anytime between 1 and 3 pm, or call to schedule an appointment- 831-624-7323.
Reference Room, Main Library
Ocean and Lincoln in downtown Carmel
Get Your New Library Card
Our new library card features artwork from old Carmel postcards, and it
comes with a keychain card. From now through June 30 you can swap out
your old cards for free. After that, we charge our standard $2.00 for
replacement cards. If you don't want the new card, no problem.
Your old card still works.
Friends of the Library Book Sale
The next Friends of the Library Book Sale will be held August 8, 9, and
10, 2013. Can't wait that long? The Friends of Harrison Memorial Library sell books year-round at the Heritage
Society's First Murphy House! A wide variety of donated, gently read books are for sale. The proceeds go to the library for the
purchase of new books and materials. The First Murphy House is open Fridays and Saturdays, 1 to 4 p.m. Knowledgeable docents are ready to share information about early
Carmel. Stop by and enjoy one of Carmel's first homes and the Friends' ongoing book sale. The house is located on Lincoln at 6th.
For more information call 831-624-4447.
You can donate books to the Book Sale by dropping them off at Sunset
Center (San Carlos and 10th) on Tuesday mornings between 10:00 and 12:00. No condensed books,
text books, records, or magazines, please.
For more events see our calendar.