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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

Free Screening Of ‘Knowedge Is The Beginning’

  • Today, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Daniel Barenboim established the West-Eastern Divan Orchestra with the late Palestinian writer Edward Said in order to bring together young musicians from across the political divide in the Middle East. Their hope was that music would heal and help to bring understanding and tolerance of different beliefs and cultures. The award-winning documentary describing this project from its beginning in 1999, “Knowledge is the Beginning” was produced and directed by Paul ... Read more

All upcoming events at La Jolla Riford Branch Library

Free Screening Of ‘Knowedge Is The Beginning’Today

Save Your Photos! - Scan And Archive Your Personal Photos At The La Jolla Library's New Memory LabApril 1, 2017

Use Of The Olfactory System To Understand Neurological DiseaseApril 4, 2017

Free Screening Of 'The Ramallah Concert' Live FilmingApril 9, 2017

What Parents And Students Need To Know About CollegeApril 15, 2017

Environmental DNA: Searching For A Signal - La JollaApril 20, 2017

Amanda Quick - ‘The Girl Who Knew Too Much’May 10, 2017

Violin And Piano ConcertMay 13, 2017

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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