Kids and Teens
The San Diego Public Library offers a wide range of services to children, teens and young adults.
- Please call your local community Library, or the Central Library's Sanford Children's Library at (619) 236-5800.
- Many of the City's libraries have special staff for these services called Youth Services Librarians. When you contact one of the City's libraries ask for them for special assistance.
- The Central Library downtown has a teen center, called the Pauline Foster Teen Center, located on the second floor. This beach-themed, safe, learning environment for teens only includes:
- 14 computers and two study rooms specially set aside for teens;
- fun and engaging furniture with a relaxed environment to encourage teens to hang out and collaborate;
- iPads, iPad Minis, Chromebooks, and eReaders available; and
- media gaming room with an onsite snack bar.
For other questions or concerns, call (619) 236-5800 or email [email protected]