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...
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!
Summer Reading Challenge: Art Contest Winners
SDCL is happy to announce the winners of the 2014 Summer Reading Challenge art contest, where all ages showed us their favorite places to "pause to read."
Winners & Honorable Mentions »
Teen Battle of the Bands
Lemon Grove Library
October 18 • 1-4 p.m.
Teens: Have you always wanted to make some noise in the library? Now is your chance! Enter the Battle of the Bands competition between now and September 19 by submitting an application and demo to the library.
Details and application »
Local and self-published authors: We are now accepting submissions for review through the SELF-e submission portal and at your local branch.
More information »
DACA Informational Forums
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.
Lincoln Acres Library • August 14 • 4 p.m.
San Marcos Library • August 21 • 5 p.m.
El Cajon Library • September 4 • 6 p.m.
More information »
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 »