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: 9:30 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.–3:00 p.m.
  • Sunday: Closed

The library will be closed on Monday, September 7, 2015 for Labor Day.

C-R Happenings Newsletter (PDF)
2015 Summer Reading Program Calendar (PDF)

2015 Friends Meeting Dates

  • Tuesday, January 27, 4:30
  • Tuesday, March 24, 4:30
  • Tuesday, May 26, 4:30
  • Tuesday, August 25, 4:30*Annual Meeting

All meetings are held in the Community Room of the College-Rolando Library.

Members and anyone interested in the Friends are invited.

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Join the Friends

The Friends of the San Diego Library strengthen library collections and make a difference in library programs to enhance the joy of reading, an essential skill.

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Upcoming events

  • Sep 04 Preschool Story Time 10:30am
  • Sep 04 Yoga Storytime 11am
  • Sep 05 Zumba Gold 9:45am
  • Sep 11 Gaston's Puppet Show 10:30am
  • Sep 12 Aryn's Adult Yoga 9:30am
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C-R Happenings Newsletter (PDF)

OASIS program

  • Wednesday, September 30, 2 pm – Jewels in America’s Natural Crown: 3 National Parks

Mark Carlson presents a tour of the most stunning and interesting attractions at three National Parks

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2015 Summer Reading Program

Bike Raffle Winners

View photos of our 2015 Summer Reading Program bike winners

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OASIS Series Fall 2015 Schedule

  • Wed Sep 30, 2:00pm – Jewels in America’s Natural Crown: 3 National Parks
  • Wed Oct 14, 2:00pm – Kick Procrastination to the Curb
  • Wed Nov 4, 2:00pm – Rapid Rise of Isis in Iraq, Syria and Beyond
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Book Club

See all the 2015 Bookclub selections

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Lego Play Lab

Every Tuesday 3:30 - 4:30 pm Grades K-5

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Book Sales

Tuesday 12:30 – 2:30 pm
Saturday 12:00 – 2:00 pm

Find what you've been looking for – discover new favorites – every week – in the Friends' Room.

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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

Aryn's Family Yoga

2nd and 4th Saturdays at 9:30 am

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

Children's yoga is held on the 1st and 3rd Fridays at 10:30 am.

Aryn's Family Yoga at the College-Rolando Library

SDPL To Go, the library's mobile app

Check your account, search the catalog, place holds or check request status. Connect directly to your digital library account to 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
  • Angie Stava, 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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