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

Library Hours

Monday 11:30am to 8pm
Tuesday 11:30am to 8pm
Wednesday 9:30am to 6pm
Thursday 9:30am to 6pm
Friday 9:30am to 6pm
Saturday 9:30am to 6pm
Sunday (Closed)

Join the Friends!

Two ways to join:
New! Online Membership Application (via PayPal)

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Upcoming Events

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College-Rolando Library Monthly Newsletter (PDF)
College-Rolando Library Calendar of Events (PDF)

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Do Your Homework @ the Library!

FREE homework assistance.
Volunteers are available to help K-8 students with their homework assignments.
Monday-Thursday — 3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

California State Park Passes

Use your library card to check out a State Park vehicle day-use pass. Search the catalog for "CA State Library Parks Pass." Learn more

Adult Book Club

See all the 2024 Book Club selections

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Listeners' Advisory

SDPL podcast. Enjoy narrative-driven segments, in-depth interviews, and roundtable discussions.

College-Rolando Seed Library

Come get FREE seeds at the library! As you harvest, save your seeds and return them back to our branch for others to enjoy! Supplies are limited. For more information, contact us at 619-533-3902.


Youth Ride FREE with PRONTO

Riders 18 & younger can ride MTS and North County Transit District (NCTD) services for FREE with a Youth PRONTO card or app account.

Take public transit to the library

MTS Bus Route 1 MTS Bus Route 14 MTS Trolley Green Line: Alvarado Green Line

The Youth Opportunity Pass program runs through June 30, 2024. Sponsored by the San Diego Association of Governments (SANDAG) and the County of San Diego.

Federally Funded Free Internet!

FCC Affordable Connectivity Program

Do you get SNAP, Medicaid, or WIC? Or has someone in your household received a Pell Grant this year? You likely qualify for the Affordable Connectivity Program, which provides discounted or free internet services. Find out more and fill out an application online:

College-Rolando Library on Social Media

College-Rolando Library on Facebook @collegerolandolibraryfriends

The SDPL eLibrary never closes

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

Borrow eBooks and eAudiobooks or search databases. Read or download to your computer or portable device. Learn more

Enki eBook Network

Enki ebook network

A shared open source eBook Network for library patrons.

No Overdue Fines

SDPL No Fines - Overdue Materials Policy

The San Diego Public Library no longer charges a daily overdue fee for items returned late. Learn more

SDPL Upcoming Events

SDPL No Fines - Overdue Materials Policy

The San Diego Public Library offers virtual library programs. View Upcoming Events

Library Lending

The Circuit

The San Diego Public Library belongs to the Circuit, a consortium of local public and university libraries.

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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Happiness is having your own library card!; illustrated by Charles Schulz

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Friends Board Members

  • President: Jan Hintzman
  • Vice President: Kara Camden
  • Secretary:Sylvia Nielsen
  • Treasurer: Linda Thomas
  • Sally Ellis
  • Cherie Le
  • Kathy McNamara Schroeder

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