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Library Shop

We are a partnership between the San Diego Public Library Foundation and the Friends of the Library. All proceeds benefit the San Diego Public Library system. We have a carefully curated selection of books, jewelry, children’s merchandise, gifts and art. We support local vendors and artisans whenever possible. Come down and check us out! We are located on the ground floor of the San Diego Central Library @ Joan Λ Irwin Jacobs Common, near the entrance.


Children’s Book Club – Thursday, February 26, 4 pm
The Library Shop and the children’s librarians co-host their kids’ book club in the Denny Sanford Children’s Library. This group is perfect for kids 8-12 years old. Come discuss Christopher Paul Curtis’s “The Watsons Go to Birmingham-1963″ and engage in games and activities based around the 1960′s time period. Books are available to check out in the children’s library and are also for sale in the Library Shop at a 20% discount.

Dr. Suess Birthday - Monday, March 2, 3-5 pm
It’s Dr. Seuss’s birthday! The children’s library is hosting a birthday celebration in his honor, with storytelling, crafts and more. The Library Shop will add to the party with a Buy 2, Get 1 Free sale on all Dr. Seuss books all week long!

First Friday Pop-Up Sale – Friday, March 6, 5-8 pm
Our quarterly First Friday pop-up shop event is back! Join us in welcoming three local vendors, Walter & George, Inspire Lovely and Often Wander for an evening of music, refreshments and shopping. Come browse new items from these artisans before you head out for the evening!

Library Yoga Class - Sunday, March 8, 11 am- 12 pm
Join the Library Shop and Hale Holistic Yoga Studio for the monthly popular morning yoga class. Taught by Hale Holistic instructors, this peaceful class for all levels takes place outside on the garden patio and is a tranquil way to experience the library. Coffee from a local roaster will be available following the class.

Makers Arcade Craft Fair – Saturday, March 21, 11 am-5 pm
We will have a booth at the wildly popular Makers Arcade craft fair. Stop by and see us! This is an off-site event taking place at the North Park Post Office and will feature food, music, cocktails and booths from over 50 local makers. See the website for more details.







Phone: (619) 236-5802
Address: 330 Park Blvd. San Diego, CA 92101

Parking is available in the library’s underground lot–two hours free with validation available in the lobby. 


  • Monday through Thursday 10 am – 5 pm
  • Friday through Sunday Noon – 5 pm