NORTH COUNTY LIBRARIES
Three cities in North County maintain their own libraries. In addition, there are San Diego County Library branches in 14 area communities. All are members of the Serra Cooperative Library System.
Each library maintains separate operating hours, but all are closed on Sundays and major holidays.
CARLSBAD CITY LIBRARY
1250 Elm Ave.
Director: Clifford Lange
Hours: Monday-Thursday 9 a.m.-9 p.m.; Friday-Saturday 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
La Costa Branch, 7750 "M" El Camino Real. Has same hours as the main Carlsbad library and may be reached by calling 434-2865.
OCEANSIDE CITY LIBRARY
330 N. Hill St.
Director: Helen Nelson
Hours: Monday-Thursday 9 a.m.-8:45 p.m.; Friday-Saturday 9 a.m.-5:45 p.m.
ESCONDIDO CITY LIBRARY
239 S. Kalmia St.
Director: Gene Dixon
Hours: Monday-Thursday. 10 a.m.-9 p.m.; Friday-Saturday 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
The following are North County branches within the San Diego County library system.
2027 San Elijo Ave.
Librarian: Faith Niles
Hours: Monday 1-8 p.m.; Tuesday 1-6 p.m.; Wednesday 10 a.m.-noon & 1-6 p.m.; Friday 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Saturday 10 a.m.-3 p.m.; closed Thursday.
235 11th St.
Librarian: JoAnn Smith
Hours: Monday 10 a.m.-8 p.m.; Tuesday-Friday. 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Saturday 10 a.m.-4 p.m.ENCINITAS
540 Cornish Drive
Librarian: Jane Petitmermet
Hours: Monday, Wednesday 10 a.m.-8 p.m.; Tuesday, Thursday 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Friday, Saturday 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
124 S. Mission
Librarian: Rosa Castro
Hours: Monday-Wednesday, Friday 9:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.; Thursday 9:30 a.m.-8 p.m.; Saturday 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m.
4th & Washington
Librarian: Barbara Velarde
Hours: Monday 10 a.m.-1 p.m. & 2-7 p.m.; Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday 10 a.m.-1 p.m. & 2-5 p.m.; Saturday 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
13264 Poway Road
Librarian: Jose Salgado
Hours: Monday 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Tuesday, Thursday 10 a.m.-8:30 p.m.; Wednesday, Friday, Saturday 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
1406 Montecito Road
Librarian: Kay D. Quinn
Hours: Tuesday, Thursday 10 a.m.-8 p.m.; Wednesday, Friday, Saturday 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; closed Mon.
16840 Bernardo Center Drive
Librarian: Michaela Murphy
Hours: Monday, Wednesday noon-8 p.m.; Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday 9:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
3355 Salmon River Road
Librarian: Carolyn Demaray
Hours: Mon., Wed. Noon-8 p.m.; Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Sat. 9:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
RANCHO SANTA FE
17040 Avenida Acacias
Librarian: Molly Rothrock
Hours: Monday-Saturday 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
847 W. San Marcos Blvd.
Librarian: Barbara Fryar
Hours: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Tuesday 10 a.m.-8 p.m.; Friday, Saturday 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
981-F Loma Santa Fe Drive
Librarian: Laura Browne
Hours: Monday, Wednesday-Saturday 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Tuesday 10 a.m.-8 p.m.
29115 Valley Center Road
Librarian: Joyce Rooney
Hours: Monday, Thursday 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Tuesday 10 a.m.-8 p.m.; Wednesday, Saturday 10 a.m.-2 p.m.; Friday 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
325 S. Melrose Drive
Librarian: Jane E. Romita
Hours: Monday-Wednesday 9:30 a.m.-8 p.m.; Thursday.-Saturday 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m.