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Carmel, CA 93921

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Old book bindingsPreserving Your Family Treasures: A Workshop with Local History Librarian Ashlee Wright
Saturday, Oct 18, 2-4 pm

Local History Department, Park Branch Library, Mission and 6th, Carmel

Learn how to preserve, protect, and store your valuable documents including: photographs, letters, diaries, journals and books. Admission is free. Limited to 20 people.

Call for reservations (831) 624-1615.



Harold McGeeCommunity Night with the Library
Author Harold McGee, The Curious Cook
Tuesday, Oct 28, 7 pm

Carpenter Hall at Sunset Center, Mission between 8th & 10th, Carmel

New York Times food writer and cookbook author Harold McGee shares fascinating stories and facts about the kitchen and food for the curious cook in all of us.
$10 suggested contribution. Questions? Call (831) 624-2811.
 
 
 

eReadereBook Help
Saturday, Nov 1, 1-3 pm. or Wednesday, Nov 5, 5-7 pm

Reference Room of the Main Library, Ocean & Lincoln, Carmel

The library offers drop-in assistance with downloadable eBooks, audiobooks, magazines 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
Questions? Call (831) 624-7323.

Stanford familyCommunity Night with the Library
The Stanford Family Legacy
Tuesday, Nov 11, 7 pm

Carpenter Hall at Sunset Center, Mission between 8th & 10th., Carmel

In 1876, former California Governor Leland Stanford purchased 650 acres for his Palo Alto Stock Farm.  Fifteen years later, Stanford University opened its doors. Join Daniel Hartwig, Stanford University archivist, for an evening of history and storytelling about the Stanford family and the Golden Age of California

$10 suggested contribution. Questions? Call (831) 624-2811.


What's New for Kids?

Baby and Toddler Storytime   
Every Wed, 10 am

Park Branch Library, Mission and Sixth Street

You and your baby or toddler will hear short stories, sing songs, learn fingerplays and rhymes, and have fun. Afterward, we gather at the craft tables to color and socialize with Miss. Grace. This program runs weekly from the beginning of September through the end of May.

Also, Marylee Sunseri will be joining us on Wednesday Sept. 24 at 10 am for a musical storytime.

For more information call us at 624-4664

Family Fun
Tues, Oct. 21, 3:30-4:30 pm

Park Branch Library, Mission and Sixth Street

Decorate your very own pumpkin. All supplies are included, and this program will be fun for the whole family

For more information call us at 624-4664

Cheese Please
Thurs, Oct. 23, 3:30-4:30 pm

Park Branch Library, Mission and Sixth Street

Kent Torrey from the Cheese Shop will do a presentation about cheese, then we'll have a yummy cheese tasting. This program is for ages 9 - 14 years.

For more information call us at 624-4664

Musical Storytime
Wed, Oct. 29, 10 am

Park Branch Library, Mission and Sixth Street

Miss Sarah of Kinderjam will be with us with a special musical storytime for babies and toddlers.

For more information call us at 624-4664

After School is Cool
Tues, Nov. 4, 3:30-4:30 pm

Park Branch Library, Mission and Sixth Street

Make your own Thanksgiving Turkey Decoration, with Miss Pat. For ages 5-9.

For more information call us at 624-4664

Musical Storytime
Wed, Nov. 19, 10 am

Park Branch Library, Mission and Sixth Street

Mary Lee Sunseri will be with us with a special musical storytime for babies and toddlers.

For more information call us at 624-4664

Drawing Class With Dante Rondo
Fri, Nov. 21, 3:15-4:30 pm

Park Branch Library, Mission and Sixth Street

Come explore just how much you can get into your black and white drawings using graphite pencils on paper. Expand your abilities in using shading, tone and contrast to make more expressive and masterful art. All art supplies will be provided. For ages 9-14.

Please pre-register by calling 624-4664.

For more events see our calendar.

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