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

Friends of the Library Meeting - Wednesday - February 26th - 6:30 pm
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

  • Feb 18 Baby Storytime 11:30a
  • Feb 18 LEGO 3:30p
  • Feb 18 Family Crafts: DIY Festival Lanterns 5p
  • Feb 19 Yoga Storytime 11:30a
  • Feb 19 AARP Tax Assistance 11:30a-5p
  • Feb 20 AARP Tax Assistance 9:30a-4p
  • Feb 20 Gamers: Level Up! 4p
  • Feb 21 Oceanography Storytellers 11:30a
  • Feb 21 Movie@YourLibrary 4p
  • Feb 22 Adult Yoga 9:30a
  • more
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C-R Happenings Newsletter (PDF)

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Friends Meeting Dates 2020-2021

  • Tue, November 20, 6:30 pm
  • Wed, February 26, 6:30 pm
  • Tue, May 28, 6:30 pm
  • Tue, August 27, 6:30 pm*Annual Meeting

Join the Friends of the College-Rolando Library

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Book Club

See all the 2020 Book Club selections

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Arts and Crafts

Every Saturday, 12:00 pm.

All ages welcome.

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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.

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.


Movie @ Your Library

Every Friday at 4:00 pm

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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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Check your account, search the catalog, place holds or check request status. Download ebooks and audiobooks.

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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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No Overdue Fines

SDPL No Fines - Overdue Materials Policy

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

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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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

Community Links

Access from Montezuma Road is now open!

Councilmember Georgette Gomez’s office and the Friends of the College-Rolando library are contributing funds to help pay for Library parking.

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