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San Diego Public Library, serving an area of 1,260,000 residents, has a collection of 2,800,000 books and periodicals; in addition, there are 72,000 CDs, records, cassettes and other audio materials, as well as 75,000 video items, such as DVDs and VHS tapes. Internet terminals are available for use by the general public.

Staffing consists of 400 employees, of whom 100 are fully accredited librarians, plus volunteers. The system comprises one central library and 33 branch libraries. Annual expenditures on the library collection total $3,900,000. Patrons make 6,600,000 visits annually, and check out materials 8,400,000 times. Forty-four percent of all check-outs are children's materials.

Location: 820 E St., San Diego California 92101 Telephone 619-236-5830

Other Public Libraries nearby:
(Carlsbad) Carlsbad City Library
(Chula Vista) Chula Vista Public Library
(Oceanside) Oceanside Public Library
(San Diego) San Diego Public Library


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