Thanksgiving Holiday

All County Libraries will be closed Thursday, Nov. 26 and Friday, Nov. 27 in observance of the Thanksgiving Holiday.


Nipomo Library Closure

The Nipomo Library will be closed to the public November 17 through November 28, 2020 for a planned facility improvement project. We look forward to reopening on December 1, 2020


Grab and Go Service  - Select Locations now open

Select locations are now open for Grab-and-Go Services. Our Digital Library remains open 24/7. Please visit for the latest updates and guidance.


Welcome to the Cambria Library!

 About this Branch

The Cambria Library is located at 1043 Main Street in Cambria, California. The Library is 5,800 square feet with space for children, teens, and leisure reading, and circulates over 100,000 items a year. It serves the north Coast of San Luis Obispo County, as well as many people along Highway 1 in the remote area of southern Big Sur, in the neighboring Monterey County.

The first official County Library in Cambria opened in August 1921 on Bridge Street with about 250 items. The current location at 1043 Main Street opened December 26, 2013.

 Branch Resources

  • Computers:6 Adult 1 Kids
  • WiFi: All County Libraries provide free wireless Internet access

Newspaper Holdings

  • San Luis Obispo Tribune
  • Cambrian
  • LA Times
  • Wall Street Journal
  • Sunday NYT




Ongoing Programs

  • Toddler Storytime / Wednesday / 11:00am
  • Coloring Club for Adults / Last Thursday / 4:00pm (registration required)
  • eReader Training / Wednesday / 4:00pm  (registration required)
  • eReader Training / Friday  / 2:30pm  (registration required)


 Special Features

  • Friends of the Cambria Library Bookstore



Branch Manager: Destiny Johnson


Information: 805-927-4336



Tuesday - Saturday     9am - 5pm


Contact Information

1043 Main St.

Cambria CA


Circulation: 805-927-4336

Fax: 805-927-3524


County Supervisor District 2

Bruce Gibson