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.
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eBook Help
Main Library
Saturday, Sep. 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
Baby and Toddler Sto
Park Branch - Youth Services
Wednesday, Sep. 9, 10 am (Wednesdays, 9-9,9-16, 9-23, 10-7, 10-14, 10-28, 11-4, 11-25, 12-9, 12-16, 12,22;)
Come join us at the Park Branch Library on Mission and Sixth Street. Miss Grace will read stories to the little ones.  We will also sing songs, learn finger plays and rhymes, and have fun for a half an hour.  After story time is over, we gather at the craft tables to color and socialize with Miss Grace.  Story time is held Weekly, September through May.  Call 831-624-4664 with any questions. Sponsored by Harrison Memorial Kids Library.
Take Your Selfies to
Park Branch - Youth Services
Thursday, Sep. 10, 3:15 - 4:30 pm
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.
Sponsored by Harrison Memorial Kids Library.
After School is Cool
Park Branch - Youth Services
Tuesday, Sep. 15, 3:30 to 4:30 pm
Come make a Periscope in our Craft Class.  See without being seen, Just like a submarine!  Ever wondered how submarines that are under sea are able to see what is on the surface? They use a special seeing device called periscope! Using a periscope, you can actually see beyond an obstacle, for example, a wall. You just have to make sure that the top of periscope is above the edge of the obstacle.
  Sponsored by Harrison Memorial Kids Library.
Baby and Toddler Sto
Park Branch - Youth Services
Wednesday, Sep. 16, 10 am (Wednesdays, 9-9,9-16, 9-23, 10-7, 10-14, 10-28, 11-4, 11-25, 12-9, 12-16, 12,22;)
Come join us at the Park Branch Library on Mission and Sixth Street. Miss Grace will read stories to the little ones.  We will also sing songs, learn finger plays and rhymes, and have fun for a half an hour.  After story time is over, we gather at the craft tables to color and socialize with Miss Grace.  Story time is held Weekly, September through May.  Call 831-624-4664 with any questions. Sponsored by Harrison Memorial Kids Library.
Quinn-Essential Nutr
Sunset Center - Carpenter Hall
Wednesday, Sep. 16, 7:00 pm

Author & Nutritionist

Barbara Quinn, MS, RDA, CDE, is a clinical dietitian, certified diabetes educator and health and wellness educator at the Community Hospital of Monterey County.  Quinn's column on nutrition appears weekly in the Monterey Herald and is distributed to media outlets nationwide.

  Sponsored by Carmel Public Library Foundation.
The College Essay
Main Library
Saturday, Sep. 19, 1:30 - 2:30 pm

Marisela Gomez, director of Collegewise will  talk about what admissions officers really look for in college essays. She will also share the five most over-used topics you must avoid and give you tips on how to finish your essay long before application deadlines.

RSVP, please email Marisela at mariselag@collegewise.com

Free 30 min. appointments will be available after the presentation.

  Sponsored by Harrison Memorial Library.
Baby and Toddler Sto
Park Branch - Youth Services
Wednesday, Sep. 23, 10 am (Wednesdays, 9-9,9-16, 9-23, 10-7, 10-14, 10-28, 11-4, 11-25, 12-9, 12-16, 12,22;)
Come join us at the Park Branch Library on Mission and Sixth Street. Miss Grace will read stories to the little ones.  We will also sing songs, learn finger plays and rhymes, and have fun for a half an hour.  After story time is over, we gather at the craft tables to color and socialize with Miss Grace.  Story time is held Weekly, September through May.  Call 831-624-4664 with any questions. Sponsored by Harrison Memorial Kids Library.
Miss Sarah of Kinder
Park Branch - Youth Services
Wednesday, Sep. 30, 10 am

A fun program of music, movement, & learning led by Miss Sarah.KinderJam® is a fun, new, exciting, and high-energy Early Childhood Education learning program that emphasizes the kinesthetic and tactile learning of pre-academic and academic skills concepts. Kinesthetic learning is "learning by doing" and tactile learning is "learning by touching". Our classes are designed to engage children ranging from birth to 8 years old.

Sponsored by Harrison Memorial Kids Library.
eBook Help
Main Library
Saturday, Oct. 3, 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
Park Branch - Youth Services
Tuesday, Oct. 6, 3:30 - 4:30 pm
Sponsored by Harrison Memorial Kids Library.
Baby and Toddler Sto
Park Branch - Youth Services
Wednesday, Oct. 7, 10 am (Wednesdays, 9-9,9-16, 9-23, 10-7, 10-14, 10-28, 11-4, 11-25, 12-9, 12-16, 12,22;)
Come join us at the Park Branch Library on Mission and Sixth Street. Miss Grace will read stories to the little ones.  We will also sing songs, learn finger plays and rhymes, and have fun for a half an hour.  After story time is over, we gather at the craft tables to color and socialize with Miss Grace.  Story time is held Weekly, September through May.  Call 831-624-4664 with any questions. Sponsored by Harrison Memorial Kids Library.
Spiders!
Park Branch - Youth Services
Saturday, Oct. 10, 1:30 pm

Join Pat Stadille, science teacher at Carmel Middle School, for an up close look at spiders in your neighborhood. Everyone welcome.

For more information call us at 624-4664.

Sponsored by Harrison Memorial Kids Library.
Baby and Toddler Sto
Park Branch - Youth Services
Wednesday, Oct. 14, 10 am (Wednesdays, 9-9,9-16, 9-23, 10-7, 10-14, 10-28, 11-4, 11-25, 12-9, 12-16, 12,22;)
Come join us at the Park Branch Library on Mission and Sixth Street. Miss Grace will read stories to the little ones.  We will also sing songs, learn finger plays and rhymes, and have fun for a half an hour.  After story time is over, we gather at the craft tables to color and socialize with Miss Grace.  Story time is held Weekly, September through May.  Call 831-624-4664 with any questions. Sponsored by Harrison Memorial Kids Library.
Family Fun - Pumpkin
Park Branch - Youth Services
Tuesday, Oct. 20, 3:30 - 4:30 pm

Join us for this family event being held after school. The Pumpkins and decorating kits will be supplied by the library. You supply the fun and creativity. Children are welcome to wear there Halloween Costume. This is a drop in craft, no sign up needed.

Sponsored by Harrison Memorial Kids Library.
Miss Sarah of Kinder
Park Branch - Youth Services
Wednesday, Oct. 21, 10 am

A fun program of music, movement, & learning led by Miss Sarah.KinderJam® is a fun, new, exciting, and high-energy Early Childhood Education learning program that emphasizes the kinesthetic and tactile learning of pre-academic and academic skills concepts. Kinesthetic learning is "learning by doing" and tactile learning is "learning by touching". Our classes are designed to engage children ranging from birth to 8 years old.

Sponsored by Harrison Memorial Kids Library.
City Hall - Council Chambers
Thursday, Oct. 22, 5:30 pm
Drawing With Dante
Park Branch - Youth Services
Friday, Oct. 23, 3:15 - 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.
Baby and Toddler Sto
Park Branch - Youth Services
Wednesday, Oct. 28, 10 am (Wednesdays, 9-9,9-16, 9-23, 10-7, 10-14, 10-28, 11-4, 11-25, 12-9, 12-16, 12,22;)
Come join us at the Park Branch Library on Mission and Sixth Street. Miss Grace will read stories to the little ones.  We will also sing songs, learn finger plays and rhymes, and have fun for a half an hour.  After story time is over, we gather at the craft tables to color and socialize with Miss Grace.  Story time is held Weekly, September through May.  Call 831-624-4664 with any questions. Sponsored by Harrison Memorial Kids Library.
Baby and Toddler Sto
Park Branch - Youth Services
Wednesday, Nov. 4, 10 am (Wednesdays, 9-9,9-16, 9-23, 10-7, 10-14, 10-28, 11-4, 11-25, 12-9, 12-16, 12,22;)
Come join us at the Park Branch Library on Mission and Sixth Street. Miss Grace will read stories to the little ones.  We will also sing songs, learn finger plays and rhymes, and have fun for a half an hour.  After story time is over, we gather at the craft tables to color and socialize with Miss Grace.  Story time is held Weekly, September through May.  Call 831-624-4664 with any questions. Sponsored by Harrison Memorial Kids Library.
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