Local History

Morgan Hill Library Timeline

  • 1912 - July: Morgan Hill established as a branch of the Santa Clara County Library.
  • 1914 - Morgan Hill Library opens in Goold's Department Store. A few shelves of books behind a curtain are open from 2 p.m. -- 5 p.m.
  • 1930 - The library moves to the rear of the Miller building with 2,000 volumes.
  • 1940's - The library moves again to the backyard of Edith Reed, the library at the time, on 6th Street.
  • 1948 - Morgan Hill Library operates from the annex of the Friendly Inn with Mrs. Walter Graeb as librarian.
  • 1960 - Nob Hill Shopping Center is built with Morgan Hill Library as the original occupant.
  • 1973 - With bonds passed by voters, the Civic Center becomes the home of a new library housing over 48,000 volumes.
  • 2007 - July: The current Morgan Hill Library opens with over 160,000 volumes and works of art inside and outside the library.

Branch Photo Morgan Hill Library

Morgan Hill Library

660 West Main Ave.
Morgan Hill, CA 95037


Monday 1 - 9
Lobby 12 - 1
Tuesday 1 - 9
Lobby 12 - 1
Wednesday 1 - 9
Lobby 12 - 1
Thursday 10 - 6
Friday 10 - 6
Saturday 10 - 6
Sunday Closed
Holidays & Closures

Phone: (408) 779-3196

Librarian: Saralyn Otter (Acting)

Email: Morgan_Hill_Manager@sccl.org

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