About the Library

The Samuel & Rebecca Astor Judaica Library has proudly been awarded an ADVANCED accreditation level by the Association of Jewish Libraries.

The Samuel & Rebecca Astor Judaica Library is a community library that serves all ages, offering philosophical, cultural, and historical literature of the Jewish people, as well as resources for research, circulation, and online access. 

The library seeks to enhance existing Jewish literature programs through the use of multimedia, film, art, and music, and to broaden community participation in its programs through developments such as the Holocaust Education Program.

We house over 18,000 volumes on our shelves.

• Tillie Lawrence Israel Collection
• Holocaust Collection
• San Diego Jewish Genealogical Society
• Jewish Heritage Video Collection
• Jewish Music Score Collection
• Jewish Record Collection

• Computer workstations with high-speed Internet access
• Information on all aspects of Jewish life and heritage
• Children's section with a large collection of award-winning books

Honor a Loved One or Friend with a Library Dedication

Adopt a book or dedicate a library shelf at the Astor Judaica Library.
We will customize a bookplate or shelf plaque, and send an acknowledgment of your special gift.

For Your Next Meeting...

The Library provides a warm, comfortable setting for book clubs, intimate lectures, and discussions.

Shanon Kelley Powell, Facilities Manager: (858) 362-1106 or shanonk@lfjcc.org

Contact the Library

(858) 362-1361