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La Jolla Riford Branch Library

The La Jolla Riford Library is functionally efficient and sensitively integrated, the community meeting room is conveniently adjacent to the main entrance; an adult reading area offers a cozy fireplace; and a separate children's reading area incorporates scaled and inviting window seats. The main desk is close to the staff workroom and the lounge area provides open and unobstructed views. An exterior courtyard and fountain provide overflow reading space in a pleasant outdoor retreat, while on-site parking areas are screened by low courtyard walls and a flowering landscape.

The Library Features:

Computer Facilities
Computer lab with 22 high-speed Internet workstations
Laptop desks with power outlets
Free wireless internet access throughout the library

Special Use Areas
The Florence Riford Library Center
The Joan and Irwin Jacobs Library Annex
The Garth Reading Level
Exterior reading patios
La Jolla History Room
Study rooms
Magazines Reading Area
One full level devoted to children and young adult services
Seminar Room for small meetings; capacity: 25
Community room with capacity of 125 for meetings, civic, cultural and art events, lectures, music and dance concerts

Interior area of 25,000 square feet
120,000 Books, CDs, CD-ROMS, DVDs, audio cassettes, videos and periodicals

Upcoming event at La Jolla Riford Branch Library

Downsize & Declutter: Things You Can Do To Simplify Your Life

  • Today, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
  • Do you want a fresh start in 2018? Learn how to feel less burdened by all your "stuff." Margaret Zamora, Senior Move Manager and Certified Senior Advisor of Next Phase Move Assistance will give tips on decluttering, downsizing, and organization. Jean Vaccaro with Sunshine Placement has over 15 years experience helping seniors find the right senior living community. She will share information about various types of communities, amenities, levels of ... Read more

All upcoming events at La Jolla Riford Branch Library

Downsize & Declutter: Things You Can Do To Simplify Your LifeToday

Learn More About SkypeJanuary 19, 2018

Modern Marvels 'Candy': Documentary DiscussionsJanuary 20, 2018

The Science Of Dairy: A Bio Tech WorkshopJanuary 20, 2018

Violin And Piano ConcertJanuary 27, 2018

Stephen Most: 'Stories Make The World'January 30, 2018

La Jolla ReadsJanuary 31, 2018

Lecture With The San Diego Wet Lab: Poop, Robots & SupercomputersFebruary 6, 2018

Past events

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Business hours

Sunday 12:30 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Monday 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Tuesday 11:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Wednesday 11:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Thursday 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Friday 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Saturday 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.

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