1910 - David Disinger operates general store in 900 block of First St. which includes post office and library.
1956 - July 18, City of Imperial Beach incorporated.
1958 - July 24, city library opens at 730 Delaware.
1967 - library moved to new facility at 810 Imperial Beach Blvd.
1978 - library expanded to 5000 sqft.
1987 - ownership changes from city to county.
2005 - major interior remodeling.
2008 - July 11, new librarian, June Engel, comes to IB from Corona
2009 - New RFID checkout system
2010 - April, county Board of Supervisors establish Imperial Beach Library Capitol project.
2010 - New library Flickr account
2012 - Conceptual plans for new library revealed.
2013 - San Diego County library named best library system in the nation
2013 - New library feasibility study funded
2013 - New library approved by County Board of Supervisors
2014 - July, Board of Supervisors authorizes construction.
2014 - August, Design-Build Request for Statement of Qualifications issued.
2014 - late 2014, Request for Proposals released to top three qualified contractors.
2015 - 100th birthday of San Diego County Library
2015 - May, contract awarded to T. B. Penick, contractor, Jeff Katz, architect for $8,500,000.
2016 - January 20, Ground breaking ceremony for new library, old library demolished.
2017 - January 2, pipe outside library breaks flooding interior, new opening date in April
2017 - April 11, doors open for new library.
2017 - April 15, 1130, Grand Opening, bookstore opens