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Carmel, CA 93921

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eBook and other Digital Resources Help
Wed, Feb 4, 5-7 pm
or Sat, Feb 7, 1-3 pm

Get help downloading eBooks and audiobooks to your tablet or smartphone.  We now also have digital magazines, movies, TV shows and audiobooks you can download to your devices.

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


Girl RisingCommunity Film Night with the Library
Girl Rising
Tuesday, Feb 10, 7 pm

Carmel High School Performing Arts Center, 3600 Ocean Ave., Carmel

About the Film

From Academy Award-nominated director Richard E. Robbins, Girl Rising journeys around the globe to witness the strength of the human spirit and the power of education to change the world. Viewers get to know nine unforgettable girls living in the developing world: ordinary girls who confront tremendous challenges and overcome nearly impossible odds to pursue their dreams. Prize-winning authors put the girls’ remarkable stories into words, and renowned actors give them voice.

Questions? Call (831) 624-1615.

Gus EnglundLocal History Talks
Police Chief Michael Calhoun: The History of the Carmel Police Department
Tuesday, Feb 17, 7 pm

Carpenter Hall at Sunset Center, Mission between 8th & 10th, Carmel

Join Police Chief Mike Calhoun for a talk about the history of the Carmel-by-the-Sea Police Department. 

Questions? Call (831) 624-1615.


Teddy RooseveltCommunity Night with the Library
Richard Kezirian: Teddy Roosevelt
Tuesday, Mar 10, 7 pm

Carpenter Hall at Sunset Center, Mission between 8th & 10th., Carmel

Richard Kezirian will discuss Teddy Roosevelt, including new information from Doris Kearns Goodwin's book on Roosevelt and Taft.

Kezirian is professor and senior program coordinator at the Panetta Institute for Public Policy and professor emeritus from Monterey Peninsula College where he taught in the History Department and the Gentrain Program.

Questions? Call (831) 624-1615.


What's New for Kids?

Baby and Toddler Storytime   
Every Wed, 10 am

Miss GracePark Branch Library, Mission and Sixth Street

You and your baby or toddler will hear short stories, sing songs, learn fingerplays and rhymes, and have fun. Afterward, we gather at the craft tables to color and socialize with Miss Grace.

For more information call us at 624-4664



After School is Cool Craft Time
Tuesday Feb. 3 from 3:30-4:30

Craft ImagePark Branch Library, Mission & Sixth

Make your very own "Puppy Luv" felt dog puppet. All supplies included. For ages 5-9.

For more information call 624-4664.


Meet Chef Cal Stamenov of Bernardus Lodge
Thursday Feb. 5 from 3:30-4:30

Cal StamenovPark Branch Library, Mission & Sixth

Cal will talk about what it's like to be a chef and cook for a living. He will also be bringing some yummy treats! For ages 9-14.

Please pre-register by calling 624-4664.


Musical Storytime
Wednesday Feb. 25 at 10am

Miss SarahPark Branch Library, Mission & Sixth

Miss Sarah of Kinderjam will be here for a lively, musical storytime. For babies and toddlers.

For more information call 624-4664.


After School  is Cool Craft Time
Tuesday March 3 from 3:30-4:30

DaffodilsPark Branch Library, Mission and Sixth

We will be painting and decorating a pot for planting daffodil bulbs. The pot, potting soil, and flower bulbs will be provided by the library. This craft is for children between the ages and 5 and 9.

For more information call 624-4664.


Musical Storytime
Wednesday March 18 at 10am

Miss StephaniePark Branch Library, Mission and Sixth

Miss Stephanie Brown of Music Together will  be here with her violin. For babies and toddlers.

For more information call 624-4664.


Drawing with Dante
Friday March 20 from 3:15-4:30

Drawing with DantePark Branch Library, Mission and Sixth

Dante's class will feature drawing with black and white pencils or colored pencils. For ages 9 - 14.

Please pre-register by calling 624-4664.


For more events see our calendar.

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