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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

Meet A Park Ranger: Special Storytime

  • Today, 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
  • Do you know a child who loves the beach and the ocean? Join us for storytime featuring special guest reader Ranger Parish Rye. Afterward we’ll ask Ranger Rye questions, learn about the special items he’s brought from the ocean, and learn how to keep beaches and oceans beautiful. Read more

All upcoming events at La Jolla Riford Branch Library

Meet A Park Ranger: Special StorytimeToday

Film Screening: 'Won't You Be My Neighbor?'Tomorrow

'The Joy Of Names' With Richard LedererDecember 15, 2018

Big Science For Little People: Sound ScienceDecember 21, 2018

Happy 'Noon' Year Dance PartyDecember 29, 2018

Christmas Tech: Documentary DiscussionsDecember 29, 2018

Graham Hancock: 'America Before'April 23, 2019

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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