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Library History

Campbell Library Timeline

  • 1894 - In February, Judge & Mrs. Milton Myrick donate $50 for a new public library. Public raises a matching $50. Books from the local YMCA are donated to start a collection.
  • 1923 - Campbell Country Women's Club donates part of their newly constructed building for library use. This library opens with 4,500 volumes.
  • 1961 - The library moves to larger facilities at Campbell & Central Avenues.
  • 1967 - Citizens of Campbell pass a bond for the construction of a new library building.
  • 1975 - Grand opening of the new Campbell Library at 77 Harrison Avenue with 89,000 volumes.
  • 1989: The Campbell Museum and Senior Center move to their own sites.  The Campbell Library doubles in square footage, adding a second level.  The Library was repainted, and new carpet and furniture were added.
  • 2011 - The library receives an interior facelift with new carpet, paint and furniture.
  • Today - Campbell Library houses 201,300 volumes and circulates over 900,000 items each year.

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Campbell Library

77 Harrison Ave.
Campbell, CA 95008


Monday 1 - 9
Tuesday 1 - 9
Wednesday 10 - 9
Thursday 10 - 6
Friday 10 - 6
Saturday 10 - 6
Sunday Closed
Holidays & Closures

Phone: (408) 866-1991

Librarian: Peggy Tomasso

Email: Campbell_Manager@sccl.org

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