7 Libraries to Go in San Diego

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Libraries are truly places where everyone can enrich the knowledge through books. Some people love it but some people don’t. Now, libraries are dressed up with many fun programs so what everyone can do is various. There are so many libraries you can explore in the U.S. In San Diego, there are plenty of them you can visit. We have 7 names of San Diego libraries you can put to your list. All of them are gathered in one main website: They’re very good for making your leisure time have more quality. So, here they are!


1. San Diego Central Library


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If you still think that libraries are only books and designed for bookworms, you should think twice. Come to San Diego Central Library and you will be amazed. In fact, libraries are for all ages, no matter you are a bookworm or not. There are wide ranges of programs, features, and services designed for young to old people. Staff are available special for each section. For example, you can find Youth Services Librarians for staff working for children, teenagers, and young adults.


  • Name: San Diego Central Library
  • Address: 330 Park Blvd, San Diego, CA 92101
  • Phone: 619-236-5800
  • Opening hour: 9:30am-6pm
  • Website: https://www.sandiego.gov/public-library/

2. Spring Valley Branch Library


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Don’t get confused. Spring Valley Branch Library is the branch library of the Central Library. That is why the website is connected to one main website. Although it’s a branch, the services and quality are great. Every visitor has the same opportunity to use public facilities from the library, including computers, study or discussion rooms, iPads, and comfortable furniture. There are no reasons to say that this library is a boring place. There are so many things to do there.



  • Name: Spring Valley Branch Library
  • Address: 836 Kempton St, Spring Valley, CA 91977
  • Phone: 619-463-3006
  • Opening hour: 9:30am-5pm

3. Chula Vista Public Library

This library is also one of the branches of the Central Library. So, if you’re in San Diego but you’re afar from the Central Library, you can visit the branches. This one can be found in Chula Vista. There are books you can access during the work hours. Make sure you register yourself to be the member of the library to get more access to the books and other facilities. This library is also friendly for people of all ages.


  • Name: Chula Vista Public Library
  • Address: 365 F St, Chula Vista, CA 91910
  • Phone: 619-691-5069
  • Opening hour: 10am-5pm

4. North Park Library

Let’s visit another branch library in the 31st St, North Park Library. Although this library is not as big as the Central Library, this place is also a recommended place to visit in your free time. There are wide ranges of books collections for all ages. Besides, friendly staffs are very ready to help you to find what you need in the library. They are very dedicated to all visitors so you will find that they are really helpful. Make sure that you bring your member card in case you want to borrow a book.


  • Name: North Park Library
  • Address: 3795 31st St, San Diego, CA 92104
  • Phone: 619-533-3972
  • Opening hour: 9:30am-6pm

5. San Diego State University Library

You need to spend some time to go to San Diego State University. It’s one of the reputable universities in the U.S. Make sure you also visit the university library. Although you’re not a student there, you’re still allowed to go into the library. You can see students sitting and working on their assignments. The atmosphere is so peaceful and so academic. However, the design of the building itself is not as creepy or too academic as you think. You will find it so comfortable.


  • Name: San Diego State University Library
  • Address: 5500 Campanile Dr, San Diego, CA 92182
  • Phone: 619-594-6728
  • Opening hour: 10am-6pm

6. National City Public Library

This library might open shorter than other libraries in San Diego but you shouldn’t let yourself miss out this place. It’s located at National City Blvd. The building is really friendly, including to people with special needs. So, you don’t need to worry if you are one of them or you bring relatives there. There is a special route for them to get into the library safely. The staffs are very friendly and helpful so you should not worry if you’re lost inside the library.


  • Name: National City Public Library
  • Address: 1401 National City Blvd, National City, CA 91950
  • Phone: 619-470-5800
  • Opening hour: 1-5pm
  • Website: http://nationalcityca.gov/index.aspx?page=128

7. Mission Hills Branch Library

Last but not least, it’s Mission Hills Branch Library. Although it’s in Washington St, don’t worry because it’s still in San Diego. This library is great to be a school tour. So, all schools can make schedules to visit this library. Students will love this place and learn many things in one day. There are facilities and programs designed for children so they can play and learn appropriately. For families, you can also take your children there to make a quality weekend.


  • Name: Mission Hills Branch Library
  • Address: 925 Washington St, San Diego, CA 92103
  • Phone: 619-692-4910
  • Opening hour: 9:30am-6pm

Those are 7 names of libraries you can find in San Diego. Don’t worry because there are still other branch libraries you can visit. By clicking on the website below, you can directly more libraries in San Diego.


Have a good trip and travel!

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