Library Locations and Hours

Mailing Address:
PO Box 800
Carmel, CA 93921

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Events Calendar


Upcoming Programs

eBook Help
Overdrivedrop in anytime on Saturday, September 5, 1-3 pm

The library offers assistance with all of our digital resources- eBooks, audiobooks, music, magazines and movies. 

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

Quinn-Essential Nutrition: The Uncomplicated Science of Eating
college essayWednesday, September 16, 7 pm

Author and nutritionist Barbara Quinn talks about her book Quinn-Essential Nutrition: The Uncomplicated Science of Eating. Barbara Quinn writes a popular weekly nutrition column for the Monterey Herald, with a mixture of humor and common-sense. She is a registered dietitian and certified diabetes educator at the Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula.

Carpenter Hall at Sunset Center, 9th & Mission, Carmel
Questions?  Call 831-624-2811

 

EbooksRead an eBook Day
Friday, September 18

Read an eBook day is a celebration of modern storytelling. Join the fun on September 18th by borrowing an eBook from the library. If you have a computer, smart phone, eBook reader, or tablet you can download a library eBook. Don't know how?   We can help. Schedule an appointment for Friday, September 18, between 10 and 4 to get one-on-one assistance..  Call 831-624-7323 to make an appointment.

Main Library, Ocean and Lincoln

Writing the College Essay
college essaySaturday, September 19, 1:30-2:30 pm

Need help writing that all-important college application essay?  Marisela Gomez from Collegewise will talk about ways to share your best stories, and topics to avoid.  RSVP to mariselag@collegewise.com. She will also schedule free half-hour appointments afterwards on a first-come first-served basis.

Teen Lounge, Harrison Memorial Library, Ocean & Lincoln, Carmel
Questions?  Call 831-624-7323

What's New for Kids?

Baby and Toddler Storytime
Every Wednesday, 10 am

Miss GracePark Branch Library, Mission & Sixth

Hear stories, sing songs, learn fingerplays and rhymes, and have fun. Afterward, we gather at the craft tables to color and socialize with Miss Grace. Weekly, September through May. Please note that we take a break for summer and Baby and Toddler storytime will start up on Wednesday, September 9.

For more information call us at 624-4664.

 

After School is Cool Craft Time
Tuesday, Sept. 15 at 3:30 pmPeriscope

Park Branch Library, Mission & Sixth

Make your very own periscope! Use color and light to see around obstacles. Hosted by Miss Pat. This program is for ages 5-9, and all materials are supplied by the library.

For more information call us at 624-4664.

Take Your Selfies to the Next Level
Thursday, Sept. 10, from 3:15-4:30 pmSelfie

Park Branch Library, Mission & Sixth

Professional photographer Steve Zmak will show you some tips and tricks to take your photos to the next level. Bring your digital camera, or just your smart phone. Make your photos stand out and grab attention. This program is for ages 9-14 years old.

Please pre-register for this program by calling us at 624-4664.

Musical Storytime with Miss Sarah
Wednesday, Sept. 30 at 10 am

Kinderjam

Park Branch Library, Mission & Sixth

Miss Sarah of Kinderjam will be here on Wednesday September 30 at 10am for a lively musical storytime.

For more information call us at 624-4664.

After School is Cool Craft Time
Tuesday, Oct. 6 at 3:30 pm

Park Branch Library, Mission & Sixth

Join Miss Pat on Tuesday Oct.6 at 3:30 for a fun craft. All materials are supplied by the library. Stay tuned about info about our craft.

For more information call us at 624-4664.

Rosetta StoneNew Library Resources

We have exciting new library resources.  Many of you have asked for Rosetta Stone, and now we have it!  Rosetta Stone is an online language learning resource, where you are immersed in the new language.  There are 30 languages available, including English as a Second Language. 

FlipsterWe also have a new digital magazine resource- Flipster.  Flipster has 36 magazines you can read on your computer, tablet, or phone.  You can stream the magazines, or download them to take on your next trip.

NextReads newsletters logoYou can now subscribe to NextReads newsletters.  You can get newsletters delivered to your email monthly or bi-monthly.  Choose your favorite genre- or as many as you want! 

While we're on the subject of books, did you know you can sign up for Author Alerts?  You can get a text or email, your choice, whenever the Library adds a new book by your favorite author. 

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