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Parent & Teacher Lecture series
Sunset Center - Carpenter Hall
Tuesday, Sep. 16, 7:00 pm
 Parent & Teacher Le

Dr. Laura Markham, author of "Peaceful Parent, Happy Kids," will talk about encouragement and actionable advice for strengthening parents' connection with their children.

  Sponsored by Carmel Public Library Foundation.
Baby & Toddler Storytime
Park Branch - Youth Services
Wednesday, Sep. 17, 10:00 am (Wedn., Sept. 3, 10, 17, Oct. 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, Nov. 5, 12, 19, 26 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.

Drawing With Dante
Park Branch - Youth Services
Friday, Sep. 19, 3:15 pm 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 Kids Library.

Community Night with the Library - Free Diving & Underwater Photography
Sunset Center - Carpenter Hall
Tuesday, Sep. 23, 7:00 pm
Community Night with

Scott Campbell is an award-winning photographer.  Using only his camera and a single breath of air, Campbell captures the foreign and surreal world of the open-ocean through the discipline of apnea free diving.  The result is a collection of black-and-white images that give the viewer a first-hand look at the diverse ecosystem below the ocean surface.

  Sponsored by Carmel Public Libray Foundation.
MARY LEE SUNSERI MUSICAL STORYTIME
Park Branch - Youth Services
Wednesday, Sep. 24, 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 Kids Library.

Baby & Toddler Storytime
Park Branch - Youth Services
Wednesday, Oct. 1, 10:00 am (Wedn., Sept. 3, 10, 17, Oct. 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, Nov. 5, 12, 19, 26 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 Saturday E-book help
Main Library
Saturday, Oct. 4, 1-3 pm
First Saturday E-boo
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!
Park Branch - Youth Services
Tuesday, Oct. 7, 3:30 to 4:30 pm
After School Is Cool
Come join us after school for Crafts once a month on Tuesdsays.  We will be making a 3D Haunted House out of foam pieces.  This event is for ages 5 - 9 years.   For more information call us at 624-4664. Sponsored by Harrison Memorial Kids Library.
Parent & Teacher Lectures Series - Teenagers & Bullying
Sunset Center - Carpenter Hall
Tuesday, Oct. 7, 7:00 pm
Parent  & Teacher Le

Drs. Robert Faris & Diane Felmlee, Professors UC Davis & Penn State University are the leading authorities on the subject of teenagers and bullying.  They have information and research on the important topic of peer bullying, the consequences, and tools for effectively preventing it.

  Sponsored by Carmel Public Library Foundation.
Baby & Toddler Storytime
Park Branch - Youth Services
Wednesday, Oct. 8, 10:00 am (Wedn., Sept. 3, 10, 17, Oct. 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, Nov. 5, 12, 19, 26 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.

Baby & Toddler Storytime
Park Branch - Youth Services
Wednesday, Oct. 15, 10:00 am (Wedn., Sept. 3, 10, 17, Oct. 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, Nov. 5, 12, 19, 26 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 ~ Pumpkin Decorating Event
Park Branch - Youth Services
Tuesday, Oct. 21, 3:30 - 4:30 pm
Family Fun ~ Pumpkin

Bring your family and come decorate a pumpkin. The Pumpkins and decorating kits are provided by the library, while supplies last.   For more information call us at 624-4664.

Sponsored by Harrison Memorial Kids Library.
Baby & Toddler Storytime
Park Branch - Youth Services
Wednesday, Oct. 22, 10:00 am (Wedn., Sept. 3, 10, 17, Oct. 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, Nov. 5, 12, 19, 26 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.

Cheese Please
Park Branch - Youth Services
Thursday, Oct. 23, 3:30 - 4:30 pm
Cheese Please

Kent Torrey from the Cheese Shop will do a presentation about cheese. After the presentation, we will be sampling some of the different types of cheese from his store. This program is for students ages 9 - 14 years.

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

Sponsored by Harrison Memorial Kids Library.
Community Night with Library - The Curious Cook : The Science & Lore of the Kitchen
Sunset Center - Carpenter Hall
Tuesday, Oct. 28, 7:00 pm
Community Night with

Author Harold McGee "The Curious Cook: The Science & Lore of the Kitchen"  New York Times food writer and cookbook author Harold Mcgee shares fascinating stories and facts about the kitchen and food for the curious cook in all of us.

  Sponsored by Carmel Public Library Foundation.
Baby & Toddler Storytime
Park Branch - Youth Services
Wednesday, Oct. 29, 10:00 am (Wedn., Sept. 3, 10, 17, Oct. 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, Nov. 5, 12, 19, 26 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 Saturday E-book help
Main Library
Saturday, Nov. 1, 1-3 pm
First Saturday E-boo
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.
Baby & Toddler Storytime
Park Branch - Youth Services
Wednesday, Nov. 5, 10:00 am (Wedn., Sept. 3, 10, 17, Oct. 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, Nov. 5, 12, 19, 26 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.

Community Night with Library - The Stanford Family Legacy
Sunset Center - Carpenter Hall
Tuesday, Nov. 11, 7:00 pm
Community Night with

Daniel Hartwig, Stanford University Archivist, The Stanford Family Legacy.  In 1876, former California Governor Leland Stanford purchased 650 acres for his Palo Alto Stock Farm.  Fifteen years later, Standford University opened its doors.  Join Hartwig for an evening of history and storytelling about the Stanford family and the Golden Age of California.

  Sponsored by Carmel Public Library Foundation.
Baby & Toddler Storytime
Park Branch - Youth Services
Wednesday, Nov. 12, 10:00 am (Wedn., Sept. 3, 10, 17, Oct. 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, Nov. 5, 12, 19, 26 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.

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