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Location

215 W. Washington Street
San Diego, CA 92103

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Hours

Currently closed

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.
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.

Contact Info

Gina Bravo
Branch Manager

The Mission Hills-Hillcrest/Harley & Bessie Knox Library is located at 215 West Washington Street, between Goldfinch and Hawk 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 14,000-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

Today3:30pm - 4:30pm

After-School Craft Time

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

Oct 164pm - 5pm

Pumpkin Decorating

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

Oct 1810:30am - 11am

Preschool Storytime

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

Oct 183:30pm - 4:30pm
Oct 192pm - 3pm

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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 closed

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.
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.

Contact Info

Gina Bravo
Branch Manager

619-692-4910
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