Under the guidance of the CA Department of Public Health and San Diego County’s Public Health Officer, 12 San Diego Public Library locations are open for limited in-person services Monday – Saturday, 9:30 am to 5:30 pm and will be closed from 1-2 pm for cleaning.  Online library servicesContactless Holds Pickup, and all book drops are available to the public. Find specific information on operations.


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Litera-SEA: Winter Reading Challenge 2020

 The 2020 Winter Reading Program has ended.

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To travel far, there is no better ship than a book. - Emily Dickinson
Cast off this January with Litera-SEA, the San Diego Public Library’s first ever Winter Reading Challenge! San Diego residents of all ages are encouraged to sign up for this annual event that is sure to have you sailing away into a great book!
Read five books or five hours and receive prizes donated by Maritime Museum of San Diego and local Subway® Restaurants. Prizes include a pass for free admission plus a guest at the museum, as well as a free 6” sub for teens and adults and a free kid’s meal for children at Subway® Restaurants.

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Program Details

  • Online sign-ups begin January 1st
  • Program runs January 1st - January 31st
  • For readers of all ages
  • Read 5 books or 5 hours to claim your prizes
  • Program Rules & Reading Log PDF icon English | PDF icon Spanish

Reading Recommendations

We hope that you’ll choose a book from our Litera-SEA recommendation lists below!

Presented by:

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For other questions or concerns, call 619-236-5800 or email weblibrary@sandiego.gov

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