Food for Fines
Dec 1 - Jan 3
We will forgive fines for patrons who bring in non-perishable food items for donations to the Food Bank of Monterey County from 12/1/13 – 1/3/14. It’s an opportunity to clear your library fines and help a worthy cause, all in one stroke.
One can of food = $1.00 forgiven toward library fines.
4 packages ramen = $1.00 forgiven toward library fines.
These food items are especially needed:
- Canned meats, fish and peanut butter
- Boxed macaroni and cheese and pasta meals
- Powdered milk
- Complete meals in a can such as stew, chili, hearty soups
- Canned fruits, juice and vegetables
- Dry cereal, oatmeal, rice and pasta
No outdated food or food items in glass containers will be accepted.
For more information call (831) 624-4629
Strategies To Maximize Your Social Security Income
Thurs, Dec 12, 7 pm
Main Library Reading Room, Ocean and Lincoln, Carmel
Social Security expert Stacy T. Turner will provide educational content regarding little known strategies for filing for Social Security that could make a great deal of difference in the amount of Social Security benefits you will receive.
Mr. Turner regularly appears on KION, speaking publicly on financial matters.
As an independent advisor, he is able to offer impartial strategies that will maximize your Social Security income.
Mr. Turner lives in Pebble Beach with his wife and three children, who are all in the Carmel Unified Schools and loyal members of the Harrison Memorial Library.
For more information call (831) 624-7323.
Performance: Why I Live at the PO
Fri, Dec 13, 7 pm
Library Reading Room. Ocean & Lincoln, Carmel
Actress Kathleen Patrick performs Eudora Welty's short story "Why I Live at the PO" as a one-woman show in the Main Library's Reading Room.
For more information call (831) 624-2811.
First Saturday eBook Help
Sat, Jan 4, anytime between 1 and 3 pm
Room, Main Library, Ocean and Lincoln, Carmel
Need help downloading eBooks from the Northern California Digital Library
to your Kindle, Nook, iPad, iPod, smartphone, or other device? Come in
for assistance. For more information call (831) 624-7323
Be prepared with your:
- 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
The Mystery Edition with Jeffery Deaver, Elizabeth George and John Lescroart, a fundraising benefit.
Thurs, Apr 24
7 PM Wine Tasting & Book Signing (wine
tasting included with ticket)
8 PM Program
Sunset Center, San Carlos St. at 9th,
CarmelTickets, $55. Make your reservations now!
Set in the beautiful Sunset Center Theater,
Edition features three bestselling and internationally
acclaimed authors, Jeffery Deaver, John Lescroart, Elizabeth George.
They will engage in casual conversation about their published works,
works in progress, their lives as writers, and the value of
supporting community libraries. Lovers of literature and the
mystery genre will have an opportunity to meet with these writers at
a wine tasting reception and book signing preceding their
presentation. Proceeds from the evening benefit the Carmel
Public Library Foundation whose mission is to fund the Carmel Public
Library, to keep the doors open and to maintain the library’s
preeminence as a steward and cherished cultural institution on the
Central Coast of California.
Proceeds from the event benefit the Carmel Public Library
Drawing Class with Dante for Ages 9 - 14
Fri, Dec 13, 3:15-4:30 pm
Local artist Dante Rondo has taught art for over 20 years on the Peninsula and has
been working as an artist since 1970. A resident of Carmel, his early
training includes drawing, printmaking, painting, photography, and sculpture.
Classes are held a the Park Branch Library on Mission and Sixth Street.
ages 9 through 14 years old.
Magic Show with Jonathan the Magician
Sat, Dec 14, 1:30 pm
The Great Jonathan is guaranteed fun for the whole family. His amazing magic is exciting, funny,
involves audience participation, and many of his illusions are performed with doves and rabbits.
For more information call (831)624-4664.
Special Guest Storytime
Wed, Jan 22, 10 am
We will be having Sarah of Kinderjam here for a lively storytime.
Rubber Band Bracelets
Tues, Jan 28, 3:30-4:30 pm
What's the latest craze? Rubber band bracelets. We will be making the
colorful bracelets on Tuesday January 28th, from 3:30-4:40.
This program is for ages 9 through 14, and all materials are supplied.
Please pre-register by calling us at 624-4664.
For more events see our calendar.