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The Friends of Carmel Valley Library, a 501c3 non-profit founded in 1980, is supported by donations from the community.
It is dedicated to adding to the library’s collection and programs, as well as contributing to facility enhancements.

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The branch is now open five days a week


“Mr Wilder & Me” by Jonathan Coe

I loved this unique novel about a Greek film composer remembering the impact on her life of meeting and working with film director Billy Wilder during the filming of Fedora, set on the island of Corfu. There is her own coming of age story, a touching friendship...

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“The Romantic” by William Boyd

William Boyd is a brilliant storyteller. His novels are always entertaining and surprising and so satisfying! My first introduction to him was through his book Any Human Heart. His latest The Romantic tells the story of Cashel Greville Ross, born in 1799 who travels...

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“Covenant of Water” by Abraham Verghese

It is almost 15 years since Stanford Professor of Medicine Abraham Verghese’s Cutting for Stone hit the NYT bestseller list and it has been well worth the wait!!  This epic multigeneration saga set in Kerala from the 1900s to 1977 is full of the sights, smells,...

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