The Neil Morgan Auditorium

The San Diego Central Library

The Main Lobby

The San Diego Central Library

Mission of the San Diego Public Library

"To inspire lifelong learning through connections to knowledge and each other."

The City of San Diego Public Library serves the informational, educational and recreational interests of San Diego through 35 branches, Central Library, the READ/San Diego literacy program, and an online presence. 


The San Diego Public Library is a popular destination that connects our diverse community to free educational and cultural resources that will enrich their lives. With 6.6 million visitors, the Library is the largest cultural institution in San Diego that offers FREE programming.