Join The Daily Transcript and the San Diego Public Library in celebrating the grand opening of the new Central Library in the East Village.

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FabLab mobile makerspace coming to North University library

The San Diego Public Library and FabLab San Diego have partnered to provide public access to a mobile makerspace at the North University Community Branch Library at 8820 Judicial Drive, San Diego, 92122, from April 15 to May 15.

Library hosts 10th drawing exhibition

The San Diego Public Library organized nine highly acclaimed drawing exhibitions between 2000 and 2011. The new Central Library is presenting "Intersecting Lines: The Tenth Invitational Drawing Show."

San Diego Public Library screens local filmmaker picks

The San Diego Public Library's long running film series, Film Forum, will screen three documentary films by local filmmakers on Mondays, March 3, 10, and 24, at 6:30 p.m. in the ground floor auditorium at the San Diego Central Library, located at 330 Park Blvd. in downtown San Diego.

Central Library launches 'Theater Talk' series

The San Diego Public Library launches Theater Talk, an occasional lecture and discussion series on theatre and drama.

Library hosts free presentations on San Diego Opera's 2014 season

Free preview presentations about the four productions in San Diego Opera's 2014 season will be hosted at the San Diego Central Library by the city of San Diego Public Library, as part of the Library's Opera Insights Series.

San Diego Public Library, Sanitas offer free digital health care tools

The San Diego Public Library is partnering with Sanitas Inc. to provide software to visitors of the Central Library to help them learn more about potential health risks and chronic conditions. This software, which is free to those who use it onsite, was exclusively created for the library and is an integration of Sanitas products, Wellaho and Family Healthware.

Join the New Central Celebration

Saturday, 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.You're invited to an exciting free community festival celebrating the new San Diego Central Library, the heart of the city's 35-branch public library system.

Iconic San Diego new Central Library prepares to open

In downtown San Diego, an iconic shape has been added to the skyline. The new San Diego Central Library, with its unmistakable, landmark dome, can be clearly distinguished from its angular neighbors. The library was designed by the joint venture team of Rob Wellington Quigley, FAIA and Tucker Sadler Architects, and is being built by Turner Construction Company, who serves as the projects Construction Manager at Risk. The new structure promises to be one of the great civic buildings of Southern California, and it will play a crucial role as the hub of the 35-branch San Diego Public Library system. Turner Construction is honored to have been a part of bringing this phenomenal facility to the San Diego community.

Donors step up to secure San Diego's new Central Library

San Diego’s new Central Library is filled with stories. One of the most interesting might be the story behind its planning, construction and completion. This story details how the community came together to provide the region with a world-class new home for literacy and learning.

The intersection of visual art and the library

Visitors to San Diego’s new Central Library will be surrounded not only by rich collections, culturally diverse programming and dynamic architecture, but also by vibrant and inspiring visual art

Innovative technology integrated into new library

When planning for the new Central Library, one of the goals was to have the infrastructure and technology to address community needs now and in the future. At the time planning began more than three decades ago, no one knew what technology would actually be available at the time of construction. But, as this project became real, the latest technology has been integrated wherever possible into the structure of the building and services offered, making this library one of the most technologically advanced libraries in the country.

Floor-by-floor at a glance

There are so many interesting areas of the new Central Library that will leave you wanting to come back again and again to explore. Here is a floor-by-floor description to whet your appetite.

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Central Library videos

New Central Library ready to open to the public

Sept. 25, 2013 -- Reporter Carlos Rico tours the new $185 million Central Library in the East Village, which will officially open Sept. 30.

Central Library Grand Opening 2013

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