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Parking at the Central Library @ Joan Λ Irwin Jacobs Common


330 Park Blvd.
San Diego, CA 92101

Parking & Public Transportation

The Central Library is located midway between 12th & Imperial Transit Center to the south and Park & Market Trolley Station to the north. There are also many buses that stop near the Library. For more details on trolley and bus options visit:

Central Library Underground Parking
ABM has been selected as the parking vendor to manage the Central Library's 250 underground parking spaces. The following parking rates are currently in effect:

  • First 2 hours free with validation for library users. Validation is available in the 1st floor Lobby.
  • $1.25 for each 20 minutes or part of 20 minutes
  • $21.00 All Day Maximum
  • Cash and credit card payments are accepted
Special Event Parking:
  • Parking rates subject to change for special events.
  • Padres Baseball Season Parking Rates
    Effective on Home Game Days, Thursday, April 9th - End of Season
    (2 hour free validation will NOT be available after the Padres game parking rate start time)
    We encourage you to take the bus or trolley to the Library on Padre Home game days!

Questions or comments concerning parking can be directed to the
Facility Parking Manager:

Offsite Parking in the Area
Thousands of affordable public parking spaces are also available within walking distance of the Library. See the lists below for other nearby parking options.

Additionally, parking meters are not enforced on Sundays and after 6:00 p.m. on weekdays and Saturdays.

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