New Titles at the Library

Summer Reading @ the Carpenter Memorial Library 

Sign up and pick up reading logs beginning June 17th

Programs run July 2nd - August 23rd

Tuesdays 11am-noon, at the Cle Elum Fire Department


KICK-OFF TUESDAY, JULY 2ND @11AM:  Sign up and create your own adventure pack.  Special guest: Mayor Lundh will read some of his favorite adventure stories.

TUESDAY, JULY 9TH @11 AM: Come explore the world of bees with a local Beekeeper

TUESDAY, JULY 16TH @11AM:  Sled Dogs!  Learn about sled dogs with the Northwest Sled Dog Association.  Pre-registration will be required for this event.  Please call the library at 509-674-2313 to register. 

TUESDAY, JULY 23RD @11AM:  Adventure at the Fire Station, with special guests!

***SPECIAL DATE AND TIME: FRIDAY, AUGUST 2ND @2PM***  The Roslyn and Carpenter Libraries present, Meet and Greet the Reptiles with the Reptile Lady

TUESDAY, AUGUST 6TH @11AM:  Learn about the Cle Elum Chimpanzees from their local caretakers and help create crafts for chimpanzee enrichment.

TUESDAY, AUGUST 13TH @11AM:  Learn about the wild animals in our backyard with the Washington Departement of Fish and Wildlife.

WEEK OF AUGUST 19TH:  Turn in reading logs and pick up prizes!



Welcome to the Carpenter Memorial Library

Our Mission: To provide a safe and welcoming space where all members of our community can find enrichment through reading and lifelong learning.


What we offer at the Library

  • Monthly new book and DVD releases
  • Ebooks and audiobooks available through the Libby App
  • Children's programs including weekly storytime and Summer Reading
  • Public access computers and printers 
  • Wi-Fi, accessible from inside and outside the building 

We are currently seeking a volunteer Storyteller for a Thursday or Friday morning story time. If interested, please call 509-674-2313 or inquire in person, at the circulation desk.

Discover Passes are available for checkout!

The Discover Pass loan program is part of Check out Washington, a partnership between Washington state and Washington’s public libraries created to expand access to public land in the state. Washington State Parks offers this program in partnership with the Washington State Library and the Washington Departments of Fish & Wildlife and Natural Resources.

The Discover Pass is available for checkout for 7 days and is renewable for regular renewal periods if there are no holds, though the Library does expect many holds and a limited number of passes are available.  


Access Ebooks and Audiobooks 24/7 through the Libby App


Made possible with funding from the Institute of Museum and Library Services through the Washington State Library, Office of the Secretary of State.