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Location

7555 Draper Ave.
La Jolla, CA 92037

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Hours

Currently open

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.
Sunday: 12:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Monday: 9:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Tuesday: 11:30 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.

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community room with a piano and art gallery, and the History Room which houses a comprehensive collection of La Jolla historical documents and newspaper archives.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

Today4pm

Lego Builders Club

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

Apr 2512am

Star Wars Origami, Superhero Masks & Free Comic Book Day!

All Ages, Pre-readers (3-6), Elementary (7-8), Middle Grades (9-12), Young Adults (13-17), Emerging Adults (18-25), Adult

Apr 259am

Small Business Consulting

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

Apr 259:30am

Qi Gong: Recharging Body & Mind

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

Apr 2510:30am

Preschool Storytime

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

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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 - 36 available 

Meeting/Study Rooms -

• Seminar Room – 75 people

• Community Room – 165 people

• Patio Room - 25 people

Outdoor Space

Special Collections

Language Collections

Location

7555 Draper Ave.
La Jolla, CA 92037

Hours

Currently open

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.
Sunday: 12:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Monday: 9:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Tuesday: 11:30 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Contact Info

858-552-1657
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