Library Locations and Hours

Mailing Address:
PO Box 800
Carmel, CA 93921

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Printing, Wireless, and Computer Use

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You can now print from your laptop, phone, or tablet.  For laptops click here. For cell phones and tablets see instructions here.

Wireless Access

Free wireless access is available at the Main Library, Ocean & Lincoln, and at the Park Branch, Mission & Sixth.

Digital Resources and Computer Help

The library offers assistance with all of our digital resources (eBooks, audiobooks, music, movies, and magazines) and general computer help on the first and third Saturday of each month between 1 and 3 pm. Or call the Reference Desk at (831) 624-7323.

Be prepared with your:

  • device, with login and password
  • library card number and PIN

Guidelines for Using Public Library Internet Workstations

  • Internet workstations are available for one hour per person per day with your library card.
  • Guest passes are available if you do not have a library card.
  • Computer stations in the Youth Services Department are reserved for children only.
  • Computers shut down fifteen minutes before closing.
  • Word processing and spreadsheet software is available. You may use your read-only CD’s in the computers. We do not have writeable disc drives. You can read and write to your USB flash drive.
  • A portable scanner is available for in-library use.
  • Black & white and color printing is available for a fee.
  • Library staff will attempt to answer basic computer questions, but cannot provide in-depth training.

Public Computer Access in the Library

The Harrison Memorial Library, in its role as a public provider of information and lifelong learning, makes available a variety of electronic resources, including Internet access. The Internet is a global electronic network that provides a gateway to information of great diversity. Not all Internet sources provide accurate or current information and some may be objectionable to some users. The library does not monitor and has no control over the information accessed over the Internet and is not responsible for its content. Users are responsible for the choice of sites that they visit.

The Harrison Memorial Library supports the democratic principle of the citizen's right to free access to information. The library endorses the Library Bill of Rights including Access to Digital Information, Services, and Networks as adopted by the American Library Association.

As with all library materials, parents or legal guardians are responsible for their child's use of the Internet.

All users of the library's electronic resources must comply with United States Copyright Law and all other applicable laws. The user may not use the library's electronic resources for any illegal activity or place any material on the Internet related to any illegal activity.

User Responsibilities:

  • Users of the Library's electronic resources are expected to follow all guidelines and procedures.
  • Users are not permitted to install, delete or modify library hardware or software.
  • Patrons may bring USB flash drives to store their files, or flash drives may be purchased at the library. Devices must be labeled with the patron’s name. If a flash drive is found, it will be placed in the lost and found drawer for fourteen (14) days. The patron must identify the flash drive by his/her name to claim it. If the flash drive is not labeled, staff will attach documentation to the device stating the date the device was found and the location in the library where it was found. The patron must identify the flash drive by description, location, and date lost in order to claim it. Unclaimed flash drives will be wiped of all data and discarded after fourteen (14) days. 
  • The library does not provide access to file transfer protocol (ftp).
  • The user may not use the internet for any illegal activity or place any material on the internet related to an illegal activity.
  • Misuse of the library's electronic resources or failure to follow the library's internet policy and guidelines will result in the loss of computer and library use privileges.