Library Locations and Hours

Mailing Address:
PO Box 800
Carmel, CA 93921

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Events Calendar

Upcoming Programs

eBook Help
Overdrivedrop in anytime on Saturday, August 1, 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, August 1, 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

Friends of the Library 43rd Annual Book Sale
August 6-8, 2015

Book Sale

Close to 10,000 books, videos and audiobooks are available. Net proceeds from the books sale go to the library.  The Friends are not accepting donations at this time, while they prepare for the giant book sale, but the Book Room at Sunset Center will reopen September 8.

Thursday, August 6, 11 am - 4 pm, members only (but you can become a member at the door for $10)
Friday and Saturday, August 7-8, 10 am - 4 pm, open to the public. 

Junipero Serra School Gymnasium, Rio Road (just east of the Mission), Carmel
Questions/ Call (831) 224-4663

Rosetta StoneNew Library Resources

We have exciting new library resources.  Many of you have asked for Rosetta Stone, and now we have it!  Rosetta Stone is an online language learning resource, where you are immersed in the new language.  There are 30 languages available, including English as a Second Language. 

FlipsterWe also have a new digital magazine resource- Flipster.  Flipster has 36 magazines you can read on your computer, tablet, or phone.  You can stream the magazines, or download them to take on your next trip.

NextReads newsletters logoYou can now subscribe to NextReads newsletters.  You can get newsletters delivered to your email monthly or bi-monthly.  Choose your favorite genre- or as many as you want! 

While we're on the subject of books, did you know you can sign up for Author Alerts?  You can get a text or email, your choice, whenever the Library adds a new book by your favorite author. 


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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