Carmel Public Library Foundation continues its mission to keep the library open, relevant and thriving.  Our task has become more challenging because public funding has been drastically cut and library usage has risen to an all-time high.
100% of the books, materials, programs, equipment and services are funded through private contributions.

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Look What’s Coming Up

Community Night with the John Muir Laws
Thinking like a Naturalist: Reclaiming the Art of Natural History

Wed, Oct 26 at 7 pm
Carpenter Hall at Sunset Center, 9th & Mission, Carmel



Support the Library

Reduced public funding has become the “new normal” for libraries everywhere. The Carmel Public Library has pioneered a variety of public-private partnerships. Working together with the city, businesses, foundations, and particularly, our generous donors, we secure the library’s ranking as one of the finest public libraries in California. CLICK here to donate!


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Library Benefit

HUGE thanks to sponsors, benefactors and community who supported our annual fundraiser. It was a great evening with huge impact for our library!