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Location

5188 Zion Ave.
San Diego, CA 92120

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Currently closed

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Sunday:
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Monday:
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Tuesday:
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Contact Info

Kathryn Johnson
Branch Manager

First opened in 1965, the Allied Gardens/Benjamin Branch Library was built with funds from a bequest by Edwin A. Benjamin, a book-loving San Diego resident. In the mid-1980s, thanks to community support, the library was expanded and additional parking lot access was added. The library reopened in 1986 and features a meeting room, an outdoor patio and a periodical reading room.


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Amenities

Parking - 34 parking spaces, including 2 disability accessible spaces

Public Transportation - Bus Route 14

Computers for Public Use - 9 available

Meeting/Study Rooms - 1 meeting room with 49 capacity

Outdoor Space

Special Collections

Language Collections

Location

5188 Zion Ave.
San Diego, CA 92120

Hours

Currently open

Currently closed

Wednesday:
closed
Thursday:
closed
Friday:
closed
Saturday:
closed
Sunday:
closed
Monday:
closed
Tuesday:
closed

Contact Info

Kathryn Johnson
Branch Manager

619-533-3970
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