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

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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

  • Jul 29 Clint Perry Music 10:30am
  • Aug 05 Fun with Music 10:30am
  • Aug 12 Tom Interval's Magic Show 10:00am
  • Aug 13 Book Club - The Drowned Boy/The Buddha in the Attic 10am
  • Aug 30 Friends Meeting 4:30pm
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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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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



August 13 – The Drowned Boy

August 13 – The Buddha in the Attic

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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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
  • 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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