The 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 9:30–5:30
  • Tuesday 12:30–8:00
  • Wednesday 12:30–8:00
  • Thursday 9:30–5:30
  • Friday 9:30–5:30
  • Saturday 9:30–2:30
  • Sunday Closed

2014 Friends Meeting Dates

  • Tuesday, January 28, 4:30
  • Tuesday, March 25, 4:30
  • Tuesday, June 03, 4:30
  • Tuesday, August 26, 4:30*Annual Meeting
  • Tuesday, October 28, 4:30

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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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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Book Club



Saturday, May 10, at 10 a.m., Seminar Room B – The Train Now Departing by Martha Grimes.

The Train Now Departing, our Book Club selection for May 10

Copies are available for checkout at the circulation desk. See all the 2014 Book Club selections»

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OASIS classes, Spring 2014

  • Wednesday, January 22, 2 pm – The Story of Chocolate
  • Tuesday, February 25, 2 pm – The Best of Paul Harvey's Rest of the Story
  • Tuesday, March 4, 2 pm – The Statue of Liberty: The Light by the Golden Door
  • Tuesday, April 8, 2 pm – Smart Energy Solutions from SDG&E
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Spring is in!

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Check out what's happening @ the Children's Section

•   storytime   •   arts & crafts   •   kids yoga   •

Book Sales

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

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

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Family Story Time

Every Friday at 10, 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.

Low Impact Fitness

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

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.

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.

Aryn's Family Yoga at the College-Rolando Library

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Upcoming events

  • May 10 Book Club: The Train Now Departing 10 a.m.
  • Jun 14 Book Club: Atonement 10 a.m.
  • Jul 12 Book Club: Growing Up Laughing 10 a.m.
  • Aug 09 Book Club: House of Sand and Fog 10 a.m.
  • more
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