Friends of the College-Rolando Library 
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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: 9:30am–6:00pm
  • Tuesday: 11:30am–8:00pm
  • Wednesday: 11:30am–8:00pm
  • Thursday: 9:30am–6:00pm
  • Friday: 9:30am–6:00pm
  • Saturday: 9:30am–6:00pm
  • Sunday Closed

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Upcoming Events

  • May 23 Dance to EvOLve 11:30a
  • May 25 Hullabaloo! 10:30a
  • May 25 Movie@Your Library 3:30p
  • May 26 Adult Yoga 9:30a
  • May 26 Arts & Crafts 12p
  • May 28 Library Closed
  • May 29 Lego Lab 3:30p
  • Jun 09 Adult Book Club 9:30a
  • Jul 14 Adult Book Club 9:30a
  • Aug 11 Adult Book Club 9:30a
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C-R Happenings Newsletter (PDF)

Good News! Access from Montezuma Road is now open!

The City and the new owner of the former Library Lutheran Church property have agreed to a temporary access and parking license effective December 1. Councilmember Georgette Gomez’s office and the Friends of the College-Rolando library are contributing funds to help pay for this monthly lease until a permanent agreement is reached.

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Book Club

June 9 – Bear Town

See all the 2018 Book Club selections

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Family Story Time

Every Friday at 10:30 am, 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.

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 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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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

The Friends of the College-Rolando Library

Friends Meeting Dates 2018-2019

  • Tue Feb 13, 4:30 pm
  • Tue May 29, 4:30 pm
  • Tue Aug 25, 4:30 pm

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