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Central Library @ Joan Λ Irwin Jacobs Common

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330 Park Blvd, San Diego, CA 92101
Located in Downtown San Diego's East Village
(Park Blvd. at 11th Ave., near Petco Park)

The 366,673 square-foot, nine-story, downtown Central Library includes:

  • outdoor garden courtyard/café;
  • 320-seat auditorium;
  • three-story domed reading room;
  • 333-seat, west-facing multi-purpose room;
  • 22 study rooms;
  • teen center;
  • children's library;
  • homework center;
  • technology center;
  • café;
  • charter high school;
  • special event space; and
  • over a million books.

30 years in the making and it's finally here! Check out all it has to offer.

e3 Civic High Logo

A 21st century high school is located on the Central Library's 6th and 7th floors. See more detail about the school and how to enroll at

Project Overview

Proposed New Central Library. Illustration courtesy of Rob Wellington Quigley, FAIA

Additional Information About the Project

For other questions or concerns, call 619-236-5800 or email

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