Under the guidance of the CA Department of Public Health and San Diego County’s Public Health Officer, 12 San Diego Public Library locations are open for limited in-person services Monday – Saturday, 9:30 am to 5:30 pm and will be closed from 1-2 pm for cleaning.  Online library servicesContactless Holds Pickup, and all book drops are available to the public. Find specific information on operations.

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Location

7555 Draper Ave.
La Jolla, CA 92037

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Hours

Everyday between the hour of 1-2pm the library will be closed for midday sanitation break.

Currently open

Currently closed

Tuesday:
9:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
2:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Wednesday:
9:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
2:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Thursday:
9:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
2:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Friday:
9:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
2:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Saturday:
9:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
2:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Sunday:
closed
Monday:
9:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
2:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

   The La Jolla/Riford Library is open for limited In-Person Services Monday through Saturday, 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. For everyone's safety, browsing is not allowed at this time. Everyday between the hour of 1 - 2 p.m. the library will be closed for cleaning.

With a unique connection to San Diego's biotech industry, the La Jolla-Riford Library is believed to be the first in the country to feature a public biotech laboratory. The Bio Lab is part of an innovation space at the library that also includes 3D printers and a 50-person capacity classroom. La Jolla-Riford Library opened in 1989, thanks to a generous land donation from Ms. Florence Riford. At 25,000 square feet, the library features a cozy fireplace, enclosed outdoor reading patio, spacious community room with a piano and art gallery, and the History Room which houses a comprehensive collection of La Jolla historical documents and newspaper archives.


Upcoming Events

Today12:30pm - 1:30pm
Today3:30pm - 5pm

3D Design Workshop

Elementary (7-8), Middle Grades (9-12), Young Adults (13-17), Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult, Older Adults

Jan 2012:30pm - 6pm

Homework Help

Elementary (7-8), Middle Grades (9-12), Young Adults (13-17)

Jan 204pm - 5pm

Lego Builders Club

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

Jan 219:30am - 11:30am

Qi Gong: Recharging Body & Mind

Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult, Older Adults

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  • Front area outside the La Jolla/Riford Library Front area outside the La Jolla/Riford Library
  • CLobby area inside the La Jolla/Riford Library Lobby area inside the La Jolla/Riford Library
  • A child participating in a STEAM program at the La Jolla/Riford Library A child participating in a STEAM program at the La Jolla/Riford Library
  • A child participating in a STEAM program at the La Jolla/Riford Library A child participating in a STEAM program at the La Jolla/Riford Library

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Amenities

Parking - 20 parking spaces, including 2 disability accessible spaces 

Public Transportation - Bus Route 30

Computers for Public Use - 5 available 

Meeting/Study Rooms -

• Seminar Room – 35 people

• Community Room – 100 people

• Patio Room - 15 people

Outdoor Space

Special Collections -

• La Jolla History Room

• La Jolla Cove Swim Club Special Collection

Language Collections

Special Resources -

IDEA Lab

Memory Lab

Location

7555 Draper Ave.
La Jolla, CA 92037

Hours

Everyday between the hour of 1-2pm the library will be closed for midday sanitation break.

Currently open

Currently closed

Tuesday:
9:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
2:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Wednesday:
9:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
2:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Thursday:
9:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
2:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Friday:
9:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
2:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Saturday:
9:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
2:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Sunday:
closed
Monday:
9:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
2:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Contact Info

858-552-1657