Please visit the Library’s website for a listing of all events.

Mar 2017

Community Night with the Library
Winemaker & Botanist Marta Kraftzeck
The History of Winemaking in Monterey County
Wed, Mar 29 at 7 pm
Carpenter Hall at Sunset Center, 9th & Mission, Carmel
Wine grapes were first introduced in Monterey County well over 200 years ago by the Franciscan Friars. They discovered early that the cool evenings and afternoon heat was the ideal climate for developing the intense fruit flavor winemakers covet. Join Marta Kraftzeck for a talk about winemaking in our county, the prohibition, and the winemaking we know of today.

May 2017

The Foodie Edition
A benefit for the Carmel Public Library Foundation
Featuring celebrity chefs and international bestselling food writers 
Nancy Silverton, Ruth Reichl and Evan Kleiman

Wed, May 17, 2017
Sunset Center, Carmel

Set in the beautiful Sunset Center Theater, THE FOODIE EDITION features celebrity chefs and internationally known food writers, Nancy Silverton, Ruth Reichl, Evan Kleiman. They take Center Stage with a live cooking demonstration & intimate panel discussion. If you have an appetite for great food you won’t want to miss this scrumptiously delicious Foodie Event, starting with a variety of Monterey County wines on the Sunset Center patio and personally autographed cookbooks, followed by an evening of culinary delight on the Sunset Center stage.

6 pm • VIP Reception and Program, Author Meet & Greet with Advanced Book Signing, Delicious Hors d’oeuvres & Fine Wines ($175)
7 pm • General Admission with Wine Tasting & Book Sale ($65)
8 pm • Program, followed by book signing

Purchase your TICKETS today!
Online or at Box Office (831) 620-2048


My library matters to me.

As a child, I got my real education at the library. As an adult, the library continues to open doors to wonderment, enjoyment and achievement.  As a grandparent, I nurture the potential of the next generation for an intelligent, inspired, empathic world. I can’t imagine living in a community without an excellent library.
Watch for upcoming programs and events! Meanwhile, enjoy the summer . . . and take along a great book!

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