Library Locations and Hours

Mailing Address:
PO Box 800
Carmel, CA 93921

Main Branch

Park Branch

Holiday Closures

Events Calendar

Survey button

Local History resources for:

Researching your home: 

  • Digital Sanborn Fire Maps 1867-1970 - Ask librarian for password, or use in the library.
  • Carmel House Names Map - Google maps, unknown compiler.
  • Local History Index -(only available in the Local History Department)
  • Polk's City Directories - 1926-1927 to 1986 (only available in the Local History Dept.)
  • Carmel City Directory - 1906 and 1917 (only available in the Local History Dept.)
  • City of Carmel Planning Department - Find plans for homes in Carmel starting after 1965-1966.
  • Monterey County Planning Department - Holds some copies of older plans.
  • County Recorders Office - Information on deeds

Researching your Carmel ancestors:

Other places to do research:

Magazines and newspapers online: