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: 9:30am–6:00pm
  • Tuesday: 11:30am–8:00pm
  • Wednesday: 11:30am–8:00pm
  • Thursday: 9:30am–6:00pm
  • Friday: 9:30am–6:00pm
  • Saturday: 9:30am–6:00pm
  • Sunday Closed

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Upcoming Events

  • May 13 Book Club, 9:30 am
  • Jun 10 Book Club, 9:30 am
  • Jul 08 Book Club, 9:30 am
  • Aug 12 Book Club, 9:30 am
  • Sep 09 Book Club, 9:30 am
  • Oct 14 Book Club, 9:30 am
  • Nov 11 Book Club, 9:30 am
  • more
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C-R Happenings Newsletter (PDF)

Friends Meeting Dates 2017-2018

  • Tue Oct 25, 4:30 pm
  • Tue Jan 31, 4:30 pm
  • Tue Mar 28, 4:30 pm
  • Tue May 30, 4:30 pm
  • Tue Aug 29, 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 2017 Schedule

  • Feb 21, Tues 1pm – Connecting You to Customized Energy Solutions
  • Mar 7, Tues 1pm – Keeping Your Wits: Why Brain Function Declines and Ten Ways to Prevent It
  • Apr 4, Tues 1pm – Digestive Wellness: Gut Microbiome and More
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Book Club

May 13 – Girl Waits With Gun

See all the 2017 Book Club selections

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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 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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Every 2nd and 4th Saturday at 9:30 am

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


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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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