Library Locations and Hours

Mailing Address:
PO Box 800
Carmel, CA 93921

Main Branch

Park Branch

Holiday Closures

Calendar
Join us for upcoming events, readings, and programs at Harrison Memorial Library! Most events are free and open to the public.
Limit by location:
 Limit by audience:  
Subscribe via RSS
View as Calendar View as Calendar
View My Events View My Events
Advanced Search
 
Drawing Class With D
Drawing Class With Dante
Park Branch - Local History
Friday, Nov. 21, 3:15 to 4:30 pm

Come explore just how much you can get into your black and white drawings using graphite pencils on paper! Expand your abilities in using line, shading, tone and contrast to make more expressive and masterful art. All materials and instruction are provided by the library. This class will be at the Park Branch Library; Mission & Sixth, Carmel. This class is for Ages 9 to 14. Please call Miss Pat to Sign Up @ 624-4664 or to answer any questions.

Sponsored by Harrison Memorial Library.
Baby & Toddler Storytime
Park Branch - Youth Services
Wednesday, Nov. 26, 10:00 am (Wedn., Nov. 19, 26, Dec. 3, 10 am)

Join us for Storytime for infants and young preschoolers with Ms. Grace on Wednesday mornings. Have fun introducing your child to stories, finger play, & chants. This 30 minute program is followed with coloring and socializing.  We are located accross from the Devendorf Park on Mission & Sixth Street in Carmel.

Sponsored by Harrison Memorial Kids Library.

Gingerbread House Pi
Gingerbread House Picture Frame Magnet Craft
Park Branch - Youth Services
Tuesday, Dec. 2, 3:30 to 4:30 pm
Come make this fun and decorative Gingerbread House Picture Frame Magnet Craft.  Great to display your favorite Christmas photo and also makes a great gift for friends and family. This craft is for ages 5 to 9 years old. Sponsored by Harrison Memorial Library.
Baby & Toddler Storytime
Park Branch - Youth Services
Wednesday, Dec. 3, 10:00 am (Wedn., Nov. 19, 26, Dec. 3, 10 am)

Join us for Storytime for infants and young preschoolers with Ms. Grace on Wednesday mornings. Have fun introducing your child to stories, finger play, & chants. This 30 minute program is followed with coloring and socializing.  We are located accross from the Devendorf Park on Mission & Sixth Street in Carmel.

Sponsored by Harrison Memorial Kids Library.

First Wednesday E-bo
First Wednesday E-book help
Main Library
Wednesday, Dec. 3, 5-7 pm
The library offers downloadable books for free from the Northern California Digital Library, and from Enki, but you may not know how to use them, or may have tried and had some trouble. Come for  help downloading e-books or e-audiobooks to your Kindle, Nook, iPad, iPod, smartphone, or other device.
 
Be prepared with these items:
  • Your device
  • Your library card and PIN
  • Your Amazon ID & password, if using a Kindle or Kindle app, your Apple ID & password, if using an iPad, iPod or iPhone
Sponsored by Harrison Memorial Library.
Gingerbread Making F
Gingerbread Making Fundraiser at the Hofsas House
Hofsas House Hotel at San Carlos & 4th ave., Carmel
Saturday, Dec. 6, 10:30 am or 1:30 pm

Create a gingerbread house to take home and display throughout the holidays.  Children will receive one gingerbread making kit, hot cidar and a cookie for a $20.00 donation to the Carmel Library Foundation. 

Adults that want to attend will receive a glass of wine, gourmet cheese and a fruit tray for a $10.00 donation to the Carmel Library Foundation.

* Limited reservation available.  Call Carrie at the Hofsas House  (831) 624-2745 to make a reservation.




  Sponsored by Carmel Public Library Foundation.
First Saturday E-boo
First Saturday E-book help
Main Library
Saturday, Dec. 6, 1-3 pm
The library offers downloadable books for free from the Northern California Digital Library, and from Enki, but you may not know how to use them, or may have tried and had some trouble. Come for  help downloading e-books or e-audiobooks to your Kindle, Nook, iPad, iPod, smartphone, or other device.
 
Be prepared with these items:
  • Your device
  • Your library card and PIN
  • Your Amazon ID & password, if using a Kindle or Kindle app, your Apple ID & password, if using an iPad, iPod or iPhone
Sponsored by Harrison Memorial Library.
Family Fun Puppet Sh
Family Fun Puppet Show
Park Branch - Youth Services
Saturday, Dec. 6, 1:30 pm
Join us for a Holiday version of "The Boy Who Cried Wolf" presented by the PuppetArt Theater.  This program promises to be fun for the whole family. For information call us at 624-4664. Sponsored by Harrison Memorial Kids Library.
Local History Talk -
Local History Talk - Films Made in Carmel
Sunset Center - Carpenter Hall
Tuesday, Dec. 9, 7:00 pm

Hundreds of films have been made in Monterey County: National Velvet, Doctor Doolittle, Lassie Come Home, The Graduate, Vertigo, and more.  Join Doug Lumsdem of Monterey Movie Tours for entertaining stories about Hollywood history in our own backyard.See a list here of the movies the library has of films made in Carmel, Big Sur, and Pebble Beach.


  Sponsored by Carmel Public Library Foundation.
Storytime Visit with
Storytime Visit with Santa Claus
Park Branch - Youth Services
Wednesday, Dec. 10, 10 am

We will have our holiday storytime on Wednesday, Dec.10 at 10am for babies and toddlers. Then we will have a special guest drop in, Santa Claus!

For more information call 624-4664.

 

Sponsored by Harrison Memorial Kids Library.
Holiday Pop Up Card
Holiday Pop Up Card
Park Branch - Youth Services
Thursday, Dec. 11, 3:15 to 4:30 pm

Come create a beautiful Pop-Up Holiday Card. Miss Ellen will be demonstrating her artful hand made seasonal cards. She will give instructions so students can make a masterpiece of their own.  This class is for students age 9 years to 14 years old.
Please pre-register for this program by calling us at 624-4664.

Sponsored by Harrison Memorial Library.
Miss Stephanie Brown
Miss Stephanie Brown of Music Together
Park Branch - Youth Services
Wednesday, Dec. 17, 10 am

Enjoy the captivating violin music played by Miss Stephanie. Talented Miss Stephanie will lead your babies and preschool children through rhythmic movement, scarf play, and pure joyous musical expression. Enhance your child’s life through early exposure to music-making.

Sponsored by Harrison Memorial Kids Library.
First Saturday E-boo
First Saturday E-book help
Main Library
Saturday, Jan. 3, 1-3 pm
The library offers downloadable books for free from the Northern California Digital Library, and from Enki, but you may not know how to use them, or may have tried and had some trouble. Come for  help downloading e-books or e-audiobooks to your Kindle, Nook, iPad, iPod, smartphone, or other device.
 
Be prepared with these items:
  • Your device
  • Your library card and PIN
  • Your Amazon ID & password, if using a Kindle or Kindle app, your Apple ID & password, if using an iPad, iPod or iPhone
Sponsored by Harrison Memorial Library.
After School Is Cool
"After School Is Cool" Craft Time
Park Branch - Youth Services
Tuesday, Jan. 6, 3:30 to 4:30 pm
Check the temperature all winter long! This foam snowman thermometer craft kit is a great way for kids to learn about weather!  This activity is for students 5 to 9 years old. Sponsored by Harrison Memorial Library.
Baby & Toddler Storytime
Park Branch - Youth Services
Wednesday, Jan. 7, 10:00 am (Wedn., Jan 14 & 28, 10 am)

Join us for Storytime for infants and young preschoolers with Ms. Grace on Wednesday mornings. Have fun introducing your child to stories, finger play, & chants. This 30 minute program is followed with coloring and socializing.  We are located accross from the Devendorf Park on Mission & Sixth Street in Carmel.

Sponsored by Harrison Memorial Kids Library.

Family Fun Magic Sho
Family Fun Magic Show with Magic Dan
Park Branch - Youth Services
Saturday, Jan. 10, 1:30 pm

Please join us for a fun filled magic show with Magic Dan.  Magic Dan is celebrating his 20th year as a professional magician! In that period, he has entertained thousands of children of all ages in libraries, pre-schools, elementary schools and parties.  This program will be fun for the whole family!
For more information call 624-4664.

Sponsored by Harrison Memorial Library.
Parent & Teacher Lec
Parent & Teacher Lecture series - What Lies Behind the ADHD Explosion
Sunset Center - Carpenter Hall
Tuesday, Jan. 13, 7:00 pm

Presented by Dr. Stephen Hinshaw, University of California San Francisco.
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is one of the most controversial and misunderstood medical condition today.  Hinshaw is one of the world's leading researchers on the subject, and co-author of a new book, The ADHD Explosion.

  Sponsored by Carmel Public Library Foundation.
Baby & Toddler Storytime
Park Branch - Youth Services
Wednesday, Jan. 14, 10:00 am (Wedn., Jan 14 & 28, 10 am)

Join us for Storytime for infants and young preschoolers with Ms. Grace on Wednesday mornings. Have fun introducing your child to stories, finger play, & chants. This 30 minute program is followed with coloring and socializing.  We are located accross from the Devendorf Park on Mission & Sixth Street in Carmel.

Sponsored by Harrison Memorial Kids Library.

Musical Storytime wi
Musical Storytime with MaryLee Sunseri
Park Branch - Youth Services
Wednesday, Jan. 21, 10:00 am
MaryLee specializes in singing with her guitar and a musical spirit that gets audiences moving and singing along! She is an American Singer-Songwriter & Entertainer extraordinaire! This program is sure to entertain all children 5 years old and younger. Sponsored by Harrison Memorial Library.
Baby & Toddler Storytime
Park Branch - Youth Services
Wednesday, Jan. 28, 10:00 am (Wedn., Jan 14 & 28, 10 am)

Join us for Storytime for infants and young preschoolers with Ms. Grace on Wednesday mornings. Have fun introducing your child to stories, finger play, & chants. This 30 minute program is followed with coloring and socializing.  We are located accross from the Devendorf Park on Mission & Sixth Street in Carmel.

Sponsored by Harrison Memorial Kids Library.

Powered by engagedpatrons.org Powered by engagedpatrons.org