Library Locations and Hours

Mailing Address:
PO Box 800
Carmel, CA 93921

mainarrow Main Branch

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Holiday Closures

Events Calendar


Library Materials and Resources for the Visually Impaired

  • Large print books, recorded books in a variety of formats, and downloadable audio books and e-books
  • An Optelec magnifying machine for use in the library that can greatly enlarge print
  • A laptop with Windows Magnifier on it, that can be used in the library
  • Homebound Services - If you can't make it to the library, we can bring library materials to you
  • Library Services for People with Print Disabilities - California’s Library Services for People with Print Disabilities, in association with the Library of Congress, provides free Braille and audio books, magazines and playback equipment to all eligible Californians unable to read standard print. Follow the link to sign up for free library service.

Local Resources

Federal and State Resources for Seniors


  • Search for a California Licensed Facility - Adult residential, adult day care, residential care for the elderly from the California Department of Social Services
  • Senior Living - a free and comprehensive site for those looking for all types of care options: Alzheimer’s care, assisted living, independent living, nursing homes, home care and hospitals

Helpful Sites

  • AARP
  • Seasoned Times - valuable information for people in their "seasoned" years.
  • Senior Women Web - Articles by senior women on many subjects including books, art, politics, and culture

Senior Travel

  • ElderTreks - Adventure travel programs for people 50 and over
  • Road Scholar - Formerly Elderhostel - adventures in lifelong learning