January 17, 2022

Public Libraries: A Look at the New $185 Million San Diego Central Library That Will Be Dedicated on Saturday

The new San Diego Central Library will open for a sneak preview on September 28th and will officially open for service on September 30th. A Library Journal article a couple of weeks ago, pointed out that the new facility is opening debt free and has a $10 million matching grant to cover operating costs for the next five years.

A charter high school located inside the library is already open. Here’s our post.

The San Diego Union Tribune has just published a package of articles that provide a a look and discussion about the new library.  Links below.

If you’ll be in the San Diego area here are details about the opening event next Saturday.

San Diego Union Tribune Articles

Additional Resources 

Selected Posts From infoDOCKET, Library Journal, and School Library Journal

Direct to San Diego Public Library Web Site

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Gary Price (gprice@mediasourceinc.com) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.