Under the guidance of the CA Department of Public Health and San Diego County’s Public Health Officer, the San Diego Public Library will be closed until further noticeOnline library servicesContactless Holds Pickup, and most book drops are available to the public. Find specific information on operations.

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Location

4255 Mt. Abernathy Ave
San Diego, CA 92117

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Hours

Currently open

Currently closed

Sunday:
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Monday:
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Wednesday:
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Thursday:
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Friday:
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Saturday:
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Contact Info

Ann Gomez
Branch Manager

   This location will serve as an official Mail Ballot Drop-Off location for the 2020 Presidential General Election from Tuesday, October 6th through Tuesday, November 3rd.

 
Your signed, sealed and dated voted mail ballot envelope can be dropped off during these hours:
  • Monday through Friday 10:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
  • On Election Day, Tuesday November 3rd, hours for dropping off voted mail ballots will be 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Questions regarding the Mail Ballot Drop-Off program should be directed to the County of San Diego Registrar of Voters (858) 565-5800.
 

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

Sep 2610am - 10:30am

Virtual Saturday Craft with Ms. Chris

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

Sep 306pm - 7pm

Virtual Great Read Alouds with Miss Terri

Pre-readers (3-6), Elementary (7-8)

Oct 210:30am - 11am

Virtual Friday Storytime with Ms. Ann.....

Babies & Toddlers, Pre-readers (3-6)

Oct 310am - 10:30am

Virtual Saturday Craft

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

Oct 510am - 10:30am

Virtual Storytime with Miss Helene: "Amelia Bedelia's First Vote"

Babies & Toddlers, Pre-readers (3-6), Elementary (7-8)

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

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Amenities

Parking - 22 parking spaces, additional street parking

Public Transportation - Bus Route 27

Computers for Public Use - 10 available

Outdoor Space

Special Collections

Language Collections

Location

4255 Mt. Abernathy Ave
San Diego, CA 92117

Hours

Currently open

Currently closed

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

Contact Info

Ann Gomez
Branch Manager

858-573-1390
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