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Coming Soon: Changes to Library Requests

Effective August 1, all items requested by customers will be held at the branch for 7 days. Customers will receive notification via email or telephone the day that their item arrives at the branch, Monday - Friday.

For customers who currently receive paper notices in the mail...

Go Paperless!

You can get request notices via email or telephone! See a staff member today to change your notifications - you'll be notified more quickly AND be doing your part to help the environment!

Local and self-published authors: We are now accepting submissions for review through the SELF-e submission portal and at your local branch.

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DACA Informational Forums

Six SDCL branches will host informational forums about Deferred Action (DACA) and immigration. The presentations will be conducted in Spanish, and will cover DACA, the latest on immigration, the TRUST Act, AB60, how to avoid fraud, and more.

Fallbrook LibraryAugust 2 • 10 a.m.
Vista LibraryAugust 7 • 6 p.m.
Spring Valley LibraryAugust 12 • 3:45 p.m.
Lincoln Acres LibraryAugust 14 • 4 p.m.
San Marcos LibraryAugust 21 • 5 p.m.
El Cajon LibrarySeptember 4 • 6 p.m.

For more information, please contact the hosting branch library.

Japan Festival

Encinitas Library
August 2 • 1-4 p.m.

Celebrate the Sister City relationship between Encinitas and Amakusa, Japan with cultural performances, snacks, a prize raffle, a Japanese book giveaway, and more!

For more information, please call (760) 753-7376.

Volunteers of the Year

SDCL is proud to recognize these dedicated volunteers as our Library Volunteers of the Year.

Volunteers of the Year »

Service Learners of the Year

Congratulations to SDCL's teen Service Learners of the Year, selected in recognition of their outstanding contributions and commitment to the library.

Service Learners of the Year »

Helping Women Help Themselves: Micro-Business Seminars

Offered by Helping Women Help Themselves (HWHT) in partnership with Bank of America, these 3-hour seminars provide participants with a basic overview of the key aspects of owning and operating a business. Each participant will receive A Business Manual for Micro-Businesses and have access to HWHT's ongoing business support, including logo development and one-on-one business consultation.

Schedule & more information »

Covered California: What Does It Mean For Me?

San Diego County Library is partnering with various agencies to provide crucial information about the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, as well as the services people can receive from Covered California.

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