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Balboa Library


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

Feb 26
4:30pm - 5:30pm
Feb 27
4pm - 5pm

Crafternoon | African Mask Craft

Preschoolers, Elementary School Age, Middle School Age

Mar 2
1pm - 2pm

Author Talk: Tammy Greenwood

Emerging Adults, Adults, Older Adults

Mar 4
4:30pm - 5:30pm
Mar 4
6pm - 6:30pm

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  • 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

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Parking - 22 parking spaces, additional street parking

Public Transportation - Bus Route 27

Computers for Public Use - 10 available

Outdoor Space

Special Collections

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