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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

Hooked On Podcasts: An Oasis Program

  • Friday, August 24, 10:30 a.m. to noon
  • Podcasts are among the great advances in technology, offering story-telling at its best. Podcasting is a form of audio broadcasting on the internet—stories delivered using devices that have become part of our daily lives, e.g. computers, audio players and of course, the smart phone! It’s like “radio on-demand,” and all free for the downloading! In this class, we’ll learn how to search for and download podcasts onto our device of ... Read more

All upcoming events at La Jolla Riford Branch Library

Memoir Writing Workshop With Debra Ginsberg - CANCELLEDStarts July 14, 2018

Hooked On Podcasts: An Oasis ProgramAugust 24, 2018

Free Vegetarian Cooking Class For KidsAugust 25, 2018

'Walter Cronkite Is Dead': A Theatrical Staged ReadingAugust 26, 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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