Skip to main content

Public Library

Balboa Library

The Balboa Branch Library will be closed Monday, April 22 for building maintenance.

As one of three libraries serving the widespread community of Clairemont, the Balboa Branch Library is located in the eastern part of the community. Originally named Mesa Vista, the library was built on city-owned land and dedicated in October 1971. The library is near several schools and features a special children's area with programs catered to young kids.

Upcoming Events

Apr 25
10am - 10:30am

Storytime in the Park

Babies/Toddlers, Preschoolers

Apr 27
10am - 1pm

Project In A Box: Operation Game

Middle School Age, Teens

Apr 29
4:30pm - 5:30pm
Apr 30
4pm - 5pm

Crafternoon: Día de los Niños Craft | Japanese Koinobori Carp Windsocks

Preschoolers, Elementary School Age, Middle School Age

Apr 30
6pm - 6:30pm

View Calendar of Events

  • Front area outside the Balboa LibraryFront area outside the Balboa Library
  • 2017 National Library Week at the Balboa Library2017 National Library Week at the Balboa Library
  • Councilmember Chris Cate at the Balboa LibraryCouncilmember Chris Cate at the Balboa Library

Wi-Fi available during open hours

Follow us on Facebook

Friends of the Library


Parking - 22 parking spaces, additional street parking

Public Transportation - Bus Route 27

Computers for Public Use - 10 available

Outdoor Space

Special Collections

Language Collections