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 Saturday, July 4, 2015 for Independence 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.

Membership application (PDF)

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Upcoming events

  • Jul 06 San Diego Symphony Ensemble 4pm
  • Jul 10 Music by Celia Lawley 10am
  • Jul 13 USA Jump Stars Jump Rope Tricks 4pm
  • Jul 14 Science-ing: Inside Out Science Experiments 6pm
  • Jul 17 Mad Science 10am
  • more
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C-R Happenings Newsletter (PDF)
2015 Summer Reading Program Calendar (PDF)

OASIS program

  • July 22, 1 pm – Common Misconceptions in Estate Planning

Nancy Spector focuses on the main aspects that every estate plan should include, as well as specific pointers for certain age groups, family situations, and income levels.

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Book Club

See all the 2015 Bookclub selections

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Homework Help

Grades K - 8th

Monday, Thursday 3:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Tuesday, Wednesday 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

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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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2015 Summer Reading Program

June 15 to August 15

2015 Summer Reading Program Calendar (PDF)

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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