The museum is home to one of the finest collections of automotive research materials on the entire West Coast. Our volunteer library staff is willing and able to assist you with any question you might have. Looking for a repair manual for your 1957 Studebaker? We've probably got it. We can help identify old photos to help you with your memory books, etc. No question is too big or too small...or too tough! Stop by and spend some time. Browsing is encouraged!

Home of:

3,393 automobile books

36,000-40,000 magazines

2,559 hardcover repair manuals

9 editions of Dyke's Repair Manuals

13,000 plus Club Newsletter and Magazines

113 different automobile magazines, 1901 to present

43 current monthly automobile periodicals

Automotive Quarterly: complete run

Road and Track: complete run

Additionally, there is always a wide variety of collectible automotive books from yesteryear and automotive magazines of a vintage nature for sale. The Library also has open positions for volunteer staff, especially for Saturday and Sunday. If you like automotive history and can spare as little as two days a month, consider spending it in the library, gaining and sharing knowledge.

To search the entire San Diego Automotive Museum Library, click on the link below & use the library name "SDAM":

SDAM Library