Library Locations and Hours

Mailing Address:
PO Box 800
Carmel, CA 93921

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Summer Reading Programs for Kids, Adults, and Teens Paws to Read banner

Summer reading has come to an end, but you can still come in and pick up your prizes anytime this month.

For more information call us at 624-4664

Pet Food for Fines through July 31

During July, donate one can of dog or cat food (please no bagged food) at the checkout desk and we’ll erase $1.00 of your fines. All donations will be given to Salinas Animal Services.

For more information call us at 624-4664

eBook Help
Sat, August 2, from 1-3 pm or Wed, August 6, 5-7 pm

Kindle eReaderReference Room of the Main Library, Ocean & Lincoln, Carmel

The library offers drop-in assistance with downloadable eBooks, audiobooks and films.

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

Friends of the Library accepting donations

The Friends are accepting donations of books, audiobooks, and DVDs for their book sale to be held Aug. 7-9. Donations can be dropped off 10 - noon Tuesdays at the Sunset Center on the lower level, 10th Ave. & San Carlos St. Volunteers are needed to help collect, sort and price donated materials. For information, call 224-4663.

New Resources: Indieflix, Zinio, Chilton Library and hoopla

IndieFlix logo IndieFlix streams award-winning films from festivals around the world. Our patrons now have unlimited access to thousands of streaming film-festival hits, including the best of Sundance, Cannes, Tribeca, and more. Watch on your computer, smartphone, tablet and even Roku or Xbox.

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We now offer a variety of downloadable magazine titles through Zinio. The magazines look wonderful on a tablet! Download the Zinio app for your tablet or mobile device.  Or, you can also view them on a computer. Just visit the Zinio website, and follow the instructions.  (You will see we have Indieflix movies available at this same site.)

Chilton Library
Chilton Library is online auto repair library, offering the most authoritative automotive repair information available to car owners.


hoopla logo Hoopla has thousands of movies, television shows, music albums and audiobooks, all available for mobile and online access. Go to the hoopla website on your computer, or download the hoopla digital app for your mobile device.

All you need for any of these resources is your library card and PIN. For more information on our new resources, call the reference desk (831) 624-7323.

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