Library Locations and Hours

Mailing Address:
PO Box 800
Carmel, CA 93921

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Events Calendar


Upcoming Programs

Social SecurityStrategies to Maximize Your Social Security Income
Monday, July 27, 6:30-8 pm

Financial expert Stacy T. Turner will talk about ways to Maximize Your Social Security Income. Mr. Turner regularly appears on KION, speaking publicly on financial matters. As an independent advisor, he is able to offer impartial strategies to prepare for retirement. 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.

Reading Room, Harrison Memorial Library, Ocean & Lincoln, Carmel
Questions? Call (831) 624-7323.

eBook Help
Overdrivedrop in anytime on Saturday, August 1, 1-3 pm

The library offers assistance with all of our digital resources- eBooks, audiobooks, music, magazines and movies. Drop in anytime between 1 and 3 pm on Saturday, July 18, in the Reference Room of the Main Library.

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

Reference Room, Harrison Memorial Library, Ocean & Lincoln, Carmel
Questions?  Call 831-624-7323

Friends of the Library 43rd Annual Book Sale
August 6-8, 2015

Book Sale

Close to 10,000 books, videos and audiobooks are available. Net proceeds from the books sale go to the library.  The Friends are not accepting donations at this time, while they prepare for the giant book sale, but the Book Room at Sunset Center will reopen September 8.

Thursday, August 6, 11 am - 4 pm, members only (but you can become a member at the door for $10)
Friday and Saturday, August 7-8, 10 am - 4 pm, open to the public. 

Junipero Serra School Gymnasium, Rio Road (just east of the Mission), Carmel
Questions/ Call (831) 224-4663

Local History Department Hours

Our local history librarian, Ashlee Wright, has accepted the position of City Clerk for Carmel-by-the-Sea.  Congratulations Ashlee!  We will be recruiting for a new local history librarian, but during this time of transition call the Reference Desk at the Main Library (831) 624-7323 for information about the hours for our local history department.

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