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

Friends Meeting, Tuesday August 30, 2016 4:30 pm

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

Library Hours

  • Monday: 9:30 a.m.–6:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday: 11:30 a.m.–8:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday: 11:30 a.m.–8:00 p.m.
  • Thursday: 9:30 a.m.–6:00 p.m.
  • Friday: 9:30 a.m.–6:00 p.m.
  • Saturday: 9:30 a.m.–6:00 p.m.
  • Sunday Closed

The library will be closed on Monday Sep 5th for Veterans Day.

C-R Happenings Newsletter (PDF)

2016 Summer Reading Program (PDF)

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Upcoming Events

  • Aug 27 Adult Yoga 9:30am
  • Aug 27 Arts & Crafts for Kids 12noon
  • Aug 30 Friends Meeting 4:30pm
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C-R Happenings Newsletter (PDF)

2016 Summer Reading Program (PDF)

Friends Meeting Dates

  • Tue, Oct 27, 2015 4:30 pm
  • Tue, Jan 26, 2016 4:30 pm
  • Tue, Mar 29, 2016 4:30 pm
  • Tue, May 24, 2016 4:30 pm
  • Tue, Aug 30, 2016 4:30 pm

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

Members and anyone interested in the Friends are invited.

Membership application (PDF)

OASIS Series Spr-Summer 2016 Schedule

  • May 11, Tues 2pm – In Defense of the Book with Mark Carlson
  • June 15, Wed 2pm – How Investment Fees Work and What to Do About Them with Barbara Norman
  • July 13, Wed 2pm – The Hexagon Spy in the Sky System and Its Importance to U.S Intelligence with Phillip Pressel
  • August 11, Wed 2pm – Conversations with Your Doctor About End of Life Care with Barbara Baily, MS, RN
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2016 Summer Reading Program

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Kids and teens can earn prizes when they log their reading from June 15 – August 15. Register online.

Book Club

September 10 – Endurance: Shackleton’s Incredible Voyage

See all the 2016 Book Club selections

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Check out Circulating Passes to local museums

The Museum of Man joins the New Children's Museum and the San Diego Museum of Art in providing complimentary passes that can be checked out on your library card.

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Book Sales

Our Friends Room has moved closer to you. See our new bookshelves in the foyer at the east parking lot entrance! Find what you've been looking for – discover new favorites – every day.

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Lego Play Lab

Every Tuesday 3:30 - 4:30 pm Grades K-5

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Every 2nd and 4th Saturday at 9:30 am

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


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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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College-Rolando Library

  • Sara King, Head Librarian
  • Haley Zamora, Youth Services Librarian
  • Leonardo De La Cruz, Library Clerk
  • Jens Trischkat, Library Clerk
  • Jeff Garthaus
  • Thuy Huynh
  • Rachel Johnson
  • Cheryl Neumann
  • Danny Villanueva

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