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

4275 Cass St.
San Diego, CA 92109

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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.

Contact Info

Christina Wainwright
Branch Manager

   The Pacific Beach/Taylor Library is open for Contactless Pickup ONLY. Pickup Service is available Monday through Saturday, 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Everyday between the hour of 1 - 2 p.m. the library will be closed for cleaning.

Officially opened in 1997, the Earl & Birdie Taylor Library was built thanks to a generous donation from the Taylor family, library supporters and early real estate developers in Pacific Beach. The 12,484-square-foot library is walking distance from the beach, located on a city block dedicated to the library facility and a passive park space. Architect Manuel Oncina designed the library building to be open and airy, resembling the form of a nautilus shell to incorporate the natural beauty of the ocean. Featuring a large meeting room, projection screen and grand piano, the library is a destination for community groups and performers. The Pacific Beach community has been home to a library since 1914 when the original library operated from inside the lobby of the Pacific Beach Women's Club on Hornblend Street.


Upcoming Events

Feb 36:30pm - 7:45pm

Book Group

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

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  • Front area outside the Pacific Beach/Taylor Library Front area outside the Pacific Beach/Taylor Library
  • Reading area inside the Pacific Beach/Taylor Library Reading area inside the Pacific Beach/Taylor Library
  • Friends of the Library book sale at the Pacific Beach/Taylor Library Friends of the Library Book Sale at the Pacific Beach/Taylor Library
  • Patio at the Pacific Beach/Taylor Library Patio at the Pacific Beach/Taylor Library
  • Children's Area inside the Pacific Beach/Taylor Library Children's Area inside the Pacific Beach/Taylor Library

Wi-Fi available during open hours

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Amenities

Parking - 50 parking spaces

Public Transportation - MTS Bus Routes 30, 8/9, 27

Computers for Public Use - 19 available

Meeting/Study Rooms - 1 meeting room with capacity for 95 people

Outdoor Space

Special Collections

Language Collections

Location

4275 Cass St.
San Diego, CA 92109

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

Christina Wainwright
Branch Manager

858-581-9934