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Food for Fines
During the month of December the library will forgive fines for patrons who bring in non-perishable food items for donation to the Food Bank for Monterey County...

Take advantage of the opportunity to clear your fines and help a worthy cause, all at once.

One can of food or 4 bags of ramen = $1 forgiven in fines. These food items are especially needed:

  • Canned meats or fish
  • Chili
  • Soups or stews
  • Fruits or vegetables
  • Juices
  • Peanut butter
  • Boxed macaroni and cheese
  • Dry cereal or oatmeal
  • Rice and pasta

No items in glass containers and no outdated food please

Library Event

First Saturday eBook and computer help

Did you get an eReader or tablet for Christmas?  Need a little help?  Come in for one-on-one help. Check out all the digital books, audiobooks, movies, music and magazines your library has for you to use fro free.  Bring your own laptop, phone or tablet, or eReader.
Come in between 1 and 3 pm for assistance.
Reference Room, Harrison Memorial Library, Ocean & Lincoln, Carmel
Questions? Call 831-624-7323

Library Event

Musical Storytime with Marylee

Marlee Sunseri will be here with her guitar for a fun storytime. For babies and toddlers, but older siblings are welcome too.

Library Event

Preschool Storytime with Miss Grace

Join Miss Grace for  stories, rhymes, fingerplays and fun. For children between the ages of 3 and 5 years old.

Library Event

Baby and Toddler Storytime with Miss Grace

Join Miss Grace for  stories, rhymes, fingerplays and fun. For children under 3 years old, but older siblings are welcome too.

Library Event

An Evening’s Conversation: Ernest Hemingway and Traveling the World
Community Night with the Library

Join Michael Katakis, internationally acclaimed photographer, author and manager of Hemingway’s literary estate. His work has been translated into several languages including Greek, Bulgarian and Chinese and his photographs have been collected by institutions including the National Portrait Gallery in Washington D.C., the Victoria and Albert Museum, the British Library and Stanford University’s Special Collections Department.  He was elected Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society, and was Presented to Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth. in 2011.

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