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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

Foundations Of Genomic Technologies - A Bio Tech Workshop

  • Today, 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Calling all biohackers, aspiring scientists, and curious members of the public! Get hands-on with polymerase chain reaction, the Nobel Prize winning technology that has transformed biomedical science over the past 30 years. This workshop includes both hands-on and computer activities. Bring a laptop if you have one; we have a limited number of laptops for participants to use. Recommended for ages 14 and up. Seats are limited. Register for the ... Read more

All upcoming events at La Jolla Riford Branch Library

Foundations Of Genomic Technologies - A Bio Tech WorkshopToday

ACT Practice ExamTomorrow

Breaking News @ The Library: Women In The MediaMarch 20, 2018

'The Greatest Knight: William The Marshal' Documentary DiscussionsMarch 24, 2018

Pierre-Yves Plat: Piano ConcertMarch 25, 2018

'Letters Home From Stanford' Author TalkMarch 28, 2018

French StorytimeApril 7, 2018

Seaside Quartet Chamber Music ConcertApril 7, 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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