think, play and read in our library space!

The Museum’s library nook in the Arts Education Center (on the lower level) is a quiet space for children to engage in reading and learning. Our collection of donated books covers a range of topics and reading levels. To donate a book, select from our curated Amazon wish list here. The library is open to all visitors during the Museum’s open hours.

View our Titles for Tots partnership with the San Diego Public Library. This rotating selection of books that reinforce emotional support and help build children’s social and emotional skills are available to request for check out at a San Diego Public Library location. Plus, learn about their 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten literacy program and how to enroll your little one (ages 0-5) for their First Library Card here.

explore our literacy learning programs

Lower Level Renovations

We’re undergoing some renovations to our Lower Level. Please excuse any construction you may see or hear during your visit-current exhibit spaces will not be impacted.

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