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

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

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

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Upcoming Events

  • May 03 Lego Play Lab 3:30pm
  • May 03 Zumba Fitness 6:30pm
  • May 06 Preschool Storytime 10:30am
  • May 06 Yoga Storytime 11am
  • May 07 Zumba Gold 9:45am
  • May 09 Signing Storytime 12noon
  • May 11 Oasis: In Defense of the Book 2pm
  • May 13 DIY Bouncy Ball 4pm
  • May 13 Preschool Storytime 10:30am
  • May 14 Aryn's Adult Yoga 9:30am
  • more
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C-R Happenings Newsletter (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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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.

Book Club



May 14 – Her Mother’s Hope

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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Low Impact Fitness

Morning: 1st and 3d Saturdays at 9:45 am
Evening: 1st and 3rd Tuesdays at 6:30 pm

In the Community Room. No reservation required.

Zumba Gold at the College-Rolando Library

Yoga Story Time

every 1st and 3rd Friday at 11:00 am

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

Yoga Story Time at the College-Rolando Library

Aryan’s Family Yoga

every 2nd and 4th Saturdays at 9:30 am

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

Aryan's Famliy Yoga

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

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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
  • Julie Wong, 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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