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 to the public from Monday, March 16 until April 6, 2020. All programming and events have been postponed or canceled during this time. Online library services remain available to the public.

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Location

215 W. Washington Street
San Diego, CA 92103

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Hours

Currently open

Currently closed

Friday:
9:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Saturday:
9:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Sunday:
closed
Monday:
9:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Tuesday:
11:30 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Wednesday:
11:30 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Thursday:
9:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Contact Info

Gina Bravo
Branch Manager

The Mission Hills-Hillcrest/Harley & Bessie Knox Library is located at 215 West Washington Street, between Front and Albatross Streets. This library was opened on Jan. 26, 2019 and serves the communities Bankers Hill, Hillcrest, Middletown, Mission Hills and Old Town. Named in honor of the late philanthropists Harley and Bessie Knox, the new Mission Hills-Hillcrest/Knox Library expects to have 350,000 patron visits each year.

The 15,000-square-foot library is more than triple the size of the community’s previous library that was built in 1961. It features modern amenities, including designated areas for teens and young children, a community meeting space, study rooms, computer labs, drought-tolerant landscaping, an underground parking garage and a design expected to achieve LEED Gold certification.


Upcoming Events

Apr 73:30pm - 4:30pm

Spring Holidays Craft Time for Kids and Families

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

Apr 86pm - 7:15pm
Apr 1010:30am - 11am

Preschool Storytime

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

Apr 103:30pm - 4:30pm

Lego Builders Club

Babies & Toddlers, Pre-readers (3-6), Elementary (7-8), Middle Grades (9-12), Young Adults (13-17), Emerging Adults (18-25)

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  • Front area outside the Mission Hills-Hillcrest/Knox Library Front area outside the Mission Hills-Hillcrest/Knox Library
  • Reading area inside the Mission Hills-Hillcrest/Knox Library Reading area inside the Mission Hills-Hillcrest/Knox Library
  • Community room at the Mission Hills-Hillcrest/Knox Library Community room at the Mission Hills-Hillcrest/Knox Library

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Underground Parking

Ace is the parking vendor that manages the Mission Hills-Hillcrest/Knox Library's 84 underground parking spaces. The following parking rates are currently in effect:

  • First two (2) hours free with validation for library users. Validation is available at the Information Desk.
  • $1.25 for each 20 minutes or part of 20 minutes
  • $21 All Day Maximum
  • Credit card payments are accepted

Amenities

Parking - 84 parking spaces, including 5 disability accessible spaces 

Public Transportation - MTS Bus Routes 3 and 10 

Computers for Public Use - 14 adult and 10 children

Special Collections - LGBTQ Books

Location

215 W. Washington Street
San Diego, CA 92103

Hours

Currently open

Currently closed

Friday:
9:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Saturday:
9:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Sunday:
closed
Monday:
9:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Tuesday:
11:30 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Wednesday:
11:30 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Thursday:
9:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Contact Info

Gina Bravo
Branch Manager

619-692-4910
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