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

The library will be closed on Monday Feb 18th for Presidents' Day.

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Upcoming Events

  • Feb 18 Library Closed
  • Feb 19 Lego Lab 3:30p
  • Feb 20 Friends Meeting 6:30p
  • Feb 22 Park Ranger Storytime 10:30a
  • Feb 22 Movie@Your Library 4p
  • Feb 23 Adult Yoga 9:30a
  • Feb 23 Arts & Crafts 12p
  • Feb 25 Signing Storytime 12p
  • Feb 26 Lego Lab 3:30p
  • Feb 26 Family Craft Night 6p
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C-R Happenings Newsletter (PDF)

Friends Meeting Dates 2019-2020

  • Tue, November 20, 6:30 pm
  • Wed, February 20, 6:30 pm
  • Wed, May 27, 6:30 pm
  • Wed, August 29, 6:30 pm*Annual Meeting

Join the Friends of the College-Rolando Library

Membership application (PDF)


AARP Free Tax Help

February 6th - April 11th

Wednesdays: 11:30 am - 4:00 pm
Thursdays: 9:30 am - 4:00 pm

Walk-In Only

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Book Club

March 9 – Olive Kitteridge

See all the 2019 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 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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SDPL To Go, mobile app

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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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

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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