HISTORICAL PHOTOS

 
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Elsie Studley, Librarian 1944-1950
Elsie Studley, Librarian 1944-1950
St. James Church
St. James Church

Future site of the Del Mar Library

St. James Church
St. James Church

Designed in Craftsman style by architect John Austin and built in 1914

Priests of St. James Church 1939
Priests of St. James Church 1939
Library in Del Mar Plaza
Library in Del Mar Plaza
Albatross restaurant 1978
Albatross restaurant 1978
Office Space
Office Space

Circa 1980s, the building became home to the popular Albatross restaurant

Del Mar Library 1977-1996
Del Mar Library 1977-1996

"Temporary" location in a trailer in the old Del Mar City Hall parking lot

Offices
Offices
The building before becoming the library
The building before becoming the library

The Eucalyptus trees were a scenic fixture of Camino del Mar for decades

Early library garden
Early library garden
Original library dedication plaque
Original library dedication plaque
Eucalyptus trees on Camino del Mar
Eucalyptus trees on Camino del Mar

For many years beautiful Eucalyptus grew in front of the library before removal in 2015 by the City of Del Mar

Community room construction
Community room construction

Constructed on an existing side patio

Community room construction
Community room construction

The new Community Room was constructed in 2009

Historic California Route 101
Historic California Route 101