Henry Miller Memorial Library

Big Sur, California
Why are we so full of restraint? Why do we not give in all directions? Is it fear of losing ourselves? Until we do lose ourselves there is no hope of finding ourselves.

Howdy! Here’s What’s New!

Read in Huffington Post about Miller the Watercolorist!

* Download an mp3 of Magnus’s chat with Michael Krasny on KQED’s Forum, talking about our Big Sur Sound and Story outdoor audio listening series HERE!!!

* Sign our email list HERE!

* The Library is a 501 (c) 3 nonprofit. We exist thanks to your donations. Show your support (& get rewards) HERE!

* Read about the Big Sur Sound and Story in The New York Times a new and unique outdoor audio listening series that continues July 6th with THE MOTH! Schedule here!

* On June 20 it is exactly 50 years ago that Tropic of Cancer became a legal book to read in the United States. Read about it here!

* The 9th Big Sur Short Film Screening Series kicks off Thurs. June 12th at 8 pm! Click here for the schedule!


* Support the H.M. Library at just $2 a month – sign up for our digest here!


* The 2013 issue of Ping•Pong – our literary magazine here!

* Coming for a visit?  Check out our “Come to Big Sur package and our upcoming events, including music, movies, and more!

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In the meantime, visit the Upcoming Events page to view events.