New Hours at the OB Library

by on November 12, 2014 · 0 comments

in Culture, Education, Ocean Beach

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAA new schedule of hours has been posted at the front of the OB Library just recently.  The new extended hours for all branch libraries are the result of additional monies in the City budget.

Here they are:


The Point Loma Hervey Library in addition is open for extended  hours.

The hours at the OB Library have been restricted over the last few years as San Diego struggled during the Great Recession to maintain public services and facilities.  The library was even threatened with closure at one point.

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAIt was under Mayor Jerry Sanders that the OB Library faced drastic – even draconian – measures – until the community stepped forward and in a series of very public demonstrations in front of the library, demanded that the doors not be locked.  Other neighborhoods also held protests. Finally, Mayor Sanders relented and allowed that no libraries would be closed, and in fact, credited the residents of OB and their protests in convincing him not enact the worst of his scenarios.

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