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 November 11, 2015 for Veterans Day.

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Upcoming Events

  • Oct 09 Fire Safety 4pm
  • Oct 10 Aryn's Adult Yoga 9:30am
  • Oct 14 OASIS: Kick Procrastination to the Curb 2pm
  • Oct 16 Little Catbird Music 10:30am
  • Oct 16 Yoga Storytime 11am
  • Oct 17 Zumba Gold 9:45am
  • Oct 20 Zumba Fitness 6:30pm
  • Oct 24 Aryn's Adult Yoga 9:30am
  • Oct 29 Haunted Hallway! 2-5pm
  • Nov 04 OASIS: Rapid Rise of Isis in Iraq, Syria & Beyond 2pm
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C-R Happenings Newsletter (PDF)

Friends Meeting Dates

  • Tuesday, October 27, 2015, 4:30 p.m.
  • Tuesday, January 26, 2016, 4:30 p.m.
  • Tuesday, March 29, 2016, 4:30 p.m.
  • Tuesday, May 24, 2016, 4:30 p.m.
  • Tuesday, August 30, 2016, 4:30 p.m.*Annual Meeting

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)

Fire Safety

  • Friday, October 9, 4 pm Learn about Fire Safety & Meet a Real Firefighter

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  • Thursday, October 29, 2 pm – 5pm Haunted Hallway!

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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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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.

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 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

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

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Check your account, search the catalog, place holds or check request status. 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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