What's Happening @ Your Library                              July 2016

 Dear Library Member,


Visit your San Diego County Library in July for a variety of programs and activities for all.

SDCL has many programs, only some of which are highlighted. Be sure to check out our full events calendar to find programs that interest you.
LEGENDS RECEPTION FOR VICKIE VELASCO

Reception for Vickie Velasco
EL CAJON LIBRARY BRANCH
Sunday, July 17 ay 2:00 p.m.
San Diego County Library and Aging & Independence Services present San Diego Legends: Living Well, an annual recognition comprised of painted portraits by local artist Mona Mills, photographs, and impact statements about local elders who lead by example.
The Legends exemplify lifestyles that embrace inclusion, spiritual integrity, humanism and healthy living. Their lives and accomplishments are a testament to the nobility of hard work, as well as respect for each other and one's self. As the exhibit is displayed at a new library each month, residents have the opportunity to meet the Legends, hear about their experiences, and participate in related programs.
The exhibit continues at the El Cajon Library Branch through August 1
SUMMER READING CHALLENGE
 
The Summer Reading Challenge is on! From June 1-August 31, the San Diego County Library will be giving out prizes for those who meet or exceed reading goals this summer!

How Do I Get Started?
1. Sign up for the Summer Reading Challenge online or at your local SDCL branch from June 1 - August 31, 2016.
2. Select your reading goal: 10 books or 10 hours.
3. Start reading! Record the books or hours you read online or on a paper reading log.
4. Once you've reached your reading goal, go to your local SDCL branch to pick up your prize. If you've been keeping track of your reading online, make sure all of your books or hours are recorded first. If you've used a paper reading log, please bring it with you.
5. Prizes will be available beginning June 1. The last official day to pick up your Summer Reading prize is August 31. Prizes will be available after August 31 as supplies last.


For more information on the Summer Reading Challenge, click here!

Signature Events
Signature Events are annual programs that represent the spirit of
each library branch's community.
        
Celebrate the USA
Rancho San Diego Library * Saturday, July 2 * 11 a.m.
Get ready for the 4th of July with music, games, crafts, and much more. Musical group Trails and Rails will perform.  
For more information, please call (619) 660-5370.

4th of July Parade & Book Sale
Crest Library * Monday, July 4 * 8:30 a.m.
Come join the festivities at Nancy Jane Park. We'll be there hosting a used book sale.
For more information, please call (619) 442-7083
 
 
For more in formation on our Signature Events, click here!
HARRY POTTER & THE CURSED CHILD RELEASE PARTIES
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is set for release on Sunday, July 31, 2016. Join us at the Encinitas, Lemon Grove, and Poway Branches as we celebrate all things Harry Potter in anticipation of the release!
Get sorted in your House! Are you a wise Ravenclaw? Loyal Hufflepuff? Brave Gryffindor? Cunning Slytherin? Find out! Go to class at Hogwarts! Sign up for Potions (make slime!), transfiguration (learn Origami!), Muggle Studies (compete in our Trivia Bowl!), among many other activities!
Dress up for our Costume Contest, and take pictures at our photobooth!
 
For more information, visit our website here!

Coming Soon
Place your requests now for these hot new titles coming soon!
    
Books
Among the Wicked by Linda Castillo

Killer Look  by Linda A. Fairstein

Night and Day by Iris Johansen

Truly Madly Guilty by Liane Moriarty

Outfoxed by David Rosenfelt

The Black Widow by Daniel Silva

 


 

 

Acoustic Showcase
The Acoustic Showcase series offers a wonderful variety of some of San Diego's very best singer/songwriters, folk music performers, and story tellers.
 
Ashley Mazanec
Fallbrook Library
Sun., July 3, 2:00p.m.
  
Gregory Page
Julian Branch
Tues., July 5, 6:00p.m.

Adler & Blackburn
Rancho San Diego Branch
Tues., July 5, 6:30p.m.
  
Ross Moore
Poway Branch
Sat., July 9, 2:00p.m.
  
Ashley Mazanec
Vista Branch
Sun., July 17, 1:30p.m.

Rusty Gait
San Marcos Branch
Wed., July 20, 6:00p.m.





ALL BRANCHES WILL BE CLOSED ON MONDAY, JULY 4 FOR THE INDEPENDENCE DAY HOLIDAY

Program schedules are subject to change with short notice.
To confirm program details, please contact the branch.
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