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Where Information, Culture and the Unexpected Collide

lê thi diem thúy

lê thi diem thúy - Author Talk

Author of the One Book, One San Diego 2011 selection, The Gangster We Are All Looking For. thúy speaks about her acclaimed novel that reveals the life of a Vietnamese family in America through the knowing eyes of a child finding her place and voice in a new country.

SOAR student picture

San Diego Public Library Helps SOAR Students Succeed (01:57)

SOAR is a San Diego Unified Schoool District independent study program that offers students course flexibility coupled with strong academic guidance. Participants meet their teachers weekly, often at their neighborhood library, and complete academic coursework at home. Library facilities and resources help SOAR students graduate high school.

Garden Courtyard

New Central Library: The Garden Courtyard (01:15)

An animated look at what is sure to be a favorite outdoor meeting and gathering place for all San Diegans.

New Central Lobby

New Central Library's Lobby from the Second Floor (00:32)

The glass-enclosed, three story lobby is a dramatic entrance into the library.

Building Information Modeling of New Central Library

New Central Library BIM Modeling (01:15)

Turner Construction is using Building Information Modeling (BIM) to improve efficiencies in building San Diego's New Central Library. This model shows different elements of the structural build from when the project was at grade through completion in 2013.

New Central Modeling of Auditorium

New Central Modeling of Ground Level Entrance, Auditorium, Lobby and more (06:19)

Artist rendering of outside entrance to the library, inside auditorium, inside the three story main lobby, and the 9th floor under the dome.

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