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Presidio Sentinel

Come Celebrate an Amazing Accomplishment

We are soon to celebrate a very substantial accomplishment that is a collaborative effort of two communities, Mission Hills and Hillcrest, and the San Diego Public Library Foundation. It’s a new community library that is named after the donors who gave generously to this effort. Private funding, including $5 million from the Hervey Family Fund and the Harley and Bessie Knox Memorial Fund at The San Diego Foundation, and other generous individual donors.



Library book sorting frees staff for customer service

The Library has implemented automated book processing to get materials to Library locations quicker, reduce costs and to free staff for direct customer service.


The San Diego Union-Tribune

Early numbers strong on San Diego’s elimination of library fines

Circulation in San Diego’s 36-branch library system is up 24 percent since city officials on July 1 eliminated fines for returning items late, but the data are likely skewed by an “automatic renewal” policy implemented last January.