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MIRA MESA BRANCH LIBRARY Announcement – October 2020

8405 New Salem Street, San Diego, CA 92126, (858) 538-8165 and
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Please visit for up-to-date changes to our services.

Contactless Pickup Service

Contactless Pickup Service is available Monday through Saturday, 10:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. at the Mira Mesa Library as well as 23 other branch locations. For more information, visit

Book Return Service

Our book drops are open at all of our locations except the Paradise Hills and Clairemont Branch Library. Book drops are open Monday at 9 a.m. and close Saturday at 5:30 p.m. 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. For more information, visit

In-N-Out Cover to Cover Club

The In-N-Out Cover to Cover reading program is back and has gone virtual! The program starts on Saturday, October 3rd and ends on Saturday, November 14th for children ages 4-12. Children will receive an award of one free hamburger or cheeseburger for every five books read, up to three awards! You can register for the In-N-Out Cover to Cover program at If you participated in a reading program with the library in the last 3 years, you may already have an account with our book logging site, Beanstack. Please call your local library if you have trouble accessing your account. Once you have logged five books on Beanstack, you may come to the Mira Mesa Library to redeem your prize.

Mail Ballot Drop Off

All 36 San Diego Public Library locations serve as official Mail Ballot Drop-Off location for the 2020 Presidential General Election from Tuesday, October 6th through Tuesday, November 3rd.

Your signed, sealed and dated voted mail ballot envelope can be dropped off during these hours:

  • Monday through Friday 10:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
  • On Election Day, Tuesday November 3rd, hours for dropping off voted mail ballots will be 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Questions regarding the Mail Ballot Drop-Off program should be directed to the County of San Diego Registrar of Voters (858) 565-5800.

Banned Book Club Meeting on Tuesday, October 27th at 6:30 p.m. via ZOOM

Banned Book Club will discuss short stories of Edgar Allan Poe. The Mira Mesa Branch Library is holding several copies of Poe short story collections, and a few of Ray Bradbury’s The Martian Chronicles for those who’d like to read Bradbury’s “Usher Two” and compare it with Poe’s “Fall of the House of Usher.” If you would enjoy joining in the discussion, or simply sitting in and listening, please email book group facilitator Pam Stevens,, by Monday, October 26 at 6 p.m. for the meeting ID.



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