Library Locations and Hours

Mailing Address:
PO Box 800
Carmel, CA 93921

mainarrow Main Branch

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Henry Meade Williams Local History Department

Our Park Branch Library on Mission & 6th is temporarily closed for fresh new paint and carpet. You can see more information here.

Hours: Tuesday - Friday, 1-5 PM

Contact: (831) 624-1615 or

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Local History Resources

Oral History Interviews

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Researching your home

    Researching your Carmel ancestors

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The Local History Department is the archive for the City of Carmel and is devoted to acquiring, preserving, and making available historically significant items concerning the history of Carmel. These collections include: photographs, books, letters, diaries, programs, manuscripts, maps, scrapbooks, and works of art.