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MIRA MESA BRANCH LIBRARY Announcement – August 2020

Under the guidance of the CA Department of Public Health and San Diego County’s Public Health Officer, the San Diego Public Library will be closed until further notice. Programs and events at the library are cancelled until further notice, although virtual events, such as meetings of the Mira Mesa Library’s monthly book group, the Banned Book Club, are taking place and announcements posted on the Mira Mesa Library Facebook page. Mira Mesa Library staff can answer phone calls at 858-538-8165 Monday to Friday, from 9:30am to 5:30pm. Online library services remain available to the public at Find specific information on operations at

Summer Reading Program has finished up. If you have logged 10 books or 10 hours of reading, you can come pick up your prize bag Monday through Friday from 10:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. Participants will receive a coupon for the free book prize. Hold on to the coupon to choose a book when we reopen. Prize bags will be available for pick up through September 30th, 2020.

Contactless Pickup Service
Contactless Outdoor Pickup Service is available Monday through Friday, 10:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. at the Mira Mesa Library as well as 17 other branch locations. Patrons may place holds online at  to pick up at designated outdoor Pickup Service locations. Please refer to the hold pick up notice email for the deadline to pick up your items. After that date, your item(s) will be placed back on the shelves. Please visit for a list of Pickup Service locations as well as a Step- by-Step guide. We ask patrons who use this service to please wear facial covering and maintain 6 feet of social distance from others. Refrain from using service if you have a cough or fever, and avoid engaging in unnecessary physical contact with visitors and staff.

Book Return Service
Our book drops are open at all of our locations except the Paradise Hills Branch Library. Book drops are open Monday at 9 a.m. and close Friday at 5:30 p.m. Currently, book drops are not open on weekends. All items returned undergo a 96-hour quarantine process. Depending on when you returned the items, it may take up to 7 days for the return to reflect on your library account. Please note that we do not have late fees for our materials. For more information, visit

Library Shop Curbside Caravan
The Library Shop’s famous Pop-Up Shop is coming curbside to the Mira Mesa Library on Friday, August 21 from 12pm – 4pm! Starting on August 7, every Friday in August from noon to 4 pm, the Library Shop will be at a different branch for a socially distant, touch-free, curbside shopping experience.

August 7: Mission Hills-Hillcrest/Knox
August 14: Carmel Valley
August 21: Mira Mesa
August 28: Mission Valley

Virtual 2020 Summer Reading Program
Read, Investigate, and Discover this summer and join the Summer Reading Program: “Dig Deeper!” San Diego Residents of all ages are encouraged to sign up for this virtual event to dig below the surface and discover something new! Read 10 books or for 10 hours to collect prizes and complete fun at-home activities to earn digital badges. Sign-ups begin June 1 st  and the program will last through August 31 st.

Adults as well as children are encourage to sign up for the Virtual Summer Reading Program at For summer reading virtual programming, visit the SDPL Stay-In Summer Reading Club here:

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