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2009 Videos

Where Information, Culture and the Unexpected Collide

Diane Ackerman

Diane Ackerman - Author Talk: The Zookeeper's Wife (08:30)

The Zookeeper's Wife is about one of the most successful hideouts of World War II. It's a tale of people, animals, transcendence, and subversive acts of compassion. The One Book, One San Diego program, a partnership between the San Diego Public Library, San Diego State University and KPBS, presents the author as she discusses some of the themes in the book.

Logan Heights Branch Library

New Logan Heights Branch Library Architectural Features (07:33)

The new Logan Heights Branch Library opened December 11, 2009. This incredible two-story, 25,000-square-foot branch library is at the heart of the Logan Heights Community. In this video, San Diego Public Library Director Deborah Barrow describes the impact of the new facility, San Diego City Council President Ben Hueso discusses the community's participation in building the library and architect Joseph Martinez describes the strong latino influences in the library's design.

Homework Help

Got Homework? We’ve Got Help (00:33)

Online homework help for San Diego students with live, one-on-one professional tutors--for FREE with your San Diego Public Library card. Student from elementary school through college can get help with math, English, social studies and science. Tutors will even critique essays and research papers.

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