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5188 Zion Ave.
San Diego, CA 92120

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Hours

Currently closed

Sunday: closed
Monday: 9:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Tuesday: 11:30 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 11:30 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Thursday: 9:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Friday: 9:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Saturday: 9:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

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.


Upcoming Events

Jul 2310am

Baby Storytime

Babies & Toddlers

Jul 232:30pm

Summer Reading Program: Noteworthy Puppets

Pre-readers (3-6), Elementary (7-8), Middle Grades (9-12)

Jul 2410:30am

Toddler Storytime

Babies & Toddlers

Jul 2411:30am

Life in Stories

Adult, Older Adults

Jul 246:30pm

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  • Front area outside the Allied Gardens/Benjamin LibraryFront area outside the Allied Gardens/Benjamin Library
  • Front desk of the Allied Gardens/Benjamin LibraryFront desk of the Allied Gardens/Benjamin Library
  • Children's area in the Allied Gardens/Benjamin LibraryChildren's section of the Allied Gardens/Benjamin Library
  • Meeting room inside the Allied Gardens/Benjamin LibraryMeeting room inside the Allied Gardens/Benjamin Library
  • Magazine rack inside the Allied Gardens/Benjamin LibraryMagazine rack inside the Allied Gardens/Benjamin Library
  • Parking area at the Allied Gardens/Benjamin LibraryParking area at the Allied Gardens/Benjamin Library.

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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 closed

Sunday: closed
Monday: 9:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Tuesday: 11:30 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 11:30 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Thursday: 9:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Friday: 9:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Saturday: 9:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Contact Info

Kathryn Johnson
Branch Manager

619-533-3970
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