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Ask, Suggest & Get Assistance

Photo of Branch Manager assisting library patrons at Mission Valley Branch Library in locating library materials


Want to ask a question, make a suggestion, or get assistance? The San Diego Public Library provides the following options...

  • Ask SDPL - Ask about library events, online resources, and other services.
  • Comments, Suggestions & Technical Issues - Leave general comments, suggestions, or let us know about technical problems with the website, online catalog, or databases.
  • Homework Help Center - Access many of the library's online resources remotely from any computer home, school or at the library.
  • How Do I... - list of services is grouped by topic area, and covers the most frequently requested services or questions received at the Library.
  • Chat with a librarian (LibAnswers) - Online help from librarians around the country 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year.
  • Text Message - Text your question to 619-324-3988. Text the word HOURS to get the Library's hours of operation.
  • Title Purchase Suggestions - Do you think the library should add a title to its collection? Let us know about it.
  • Remote Access - To report problems with the Library Catalog, Library Databases or other electronic resources, please call 619-236-5800.
  • 211 San Diego Social Services
  • Visit your local branch library