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The Friends of the College-Rolando Library • 6600 Montezuma Road, San Diego, CA, 92115  •  phone (619) 533-3902

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (1865); illustrated by John Tenniel

Library Hours

  • Monday 9:30–5:30
  • Tuesday 12:30–8:00
  • Wednesday 12:30–8:00
  • Thursday 9:30–5:30
  • Friday 9:30–5:30
  • Saturday 9:30–2:30
  • Sunday Closed

The library will be closed on Friday, October 10, 2014 for Library Staff development.

C-R Happenings Newsletter (PDF)

2014 Friends Meeting Dates

  • Tuesday, January 28, 4:30
  • Tuesday, March 25, 4:30
  • Tuesday, June 03, 4:30
  • Tuesday, August 26, 4:30*Annual Meeting
  • Tuesday, October 28, 4:30

All meetings are held in the Community Room of the College-Rolando Library.

Members and anyone interested in the Friends are invited.

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The Friends of the San Diego Library strengthen library collections and make a difference in library programs to enhance the joy of reading, an essential skill.

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Book Club

Saturday, October 11, at 10 a.m., Seminar Room B – Destiny of the Republic by Candace Millard.

Destiny of the Republic, our Book Club selection for October 11

Copies are available for checkout at the circulation desk. See all the 2014 Book Club selections»

OASIS Presentation

Tuesday, September 30, 2 pm – Hoover Dam: The Greatest Work of the Depression

Hoover Dam from the Air

OASIS classes, Fall 2014

  • Tuesday, September 30, 2 pm – Hoover Dam: the Greatest Work of the Depression
  • Wednesday, October 29, 2 pm – The Key to Core Strength: Reducing Common Causes of Back Pain
  • Wednesday, November 12, 2 pm – Middle East Conflict
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Author Talk & Slideshow

Tuesday, September 30, 6 pm – Glenda de Vaney: Book talk and slideshow


One Book, One San Diego 2014

Lysley Tenorio's Montress

Learn more about One Book, One San Diego


Book Sales

Tuesday 12:30 – 2:30
Saturday 12:00 – 2:00

Find what you've been looking for – discover new favorites – every week – in the Friends' Room.

stack of books

Family Story Time

Every Friday at 10, Children's Area.

Followed by children's yoga on the 1st and 3rd Fridays in the Community Room.

Eric Carle's Hungry Caterpillar, Preschool Story Time at the library.

Low Impact Fitness

Morning: 1st and 3d Saturdays at 9:45
Evening: 1st and 3rd Tuesdays at 6:30

In the Community Room. No reservation required.

Zumba Gold at the College-Rolando Library

Aryn's Family Yoga

2nd and 4th Saturdays at 9:30.

No reservation required. Just bring a yoga mat or towel and wear comfortable clothing.

Children's yoga is held on the 1st and 3rd Fridays at 10:30.

Aryn's Family Yoga at the College-Rolando Library

Calendar of Library Events

C-R Newsletter (PDF)

Upcoming events

  • Sep 30 OASIS: Hoover Dam 2 pm
  • Sep 30 Author: Glenda de Vaney 6 pm
  • Oct 10 Library Closed (staff development)
  • Oct 11 Book Club: Destiny of the Republic 10 am
  • more
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When an item is unavailable in our collection, you may be able to borrow it through the Circuit free of charge.

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