What's Happening @ Your Library                            July 2015

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

SDCL has many programs, and if you don't see one that interests you here, be sure to check out our full events calendar here
Special Events


The Summer Reading Challenge is in full swing! This year's theme is Read to the Rhythm and all ages are invited to join in on the fun. Customers who complete the program by reading 10 books or for 10 hours will be offered a prize.


Special Summer Reading Events:


Mad Science

Del Mar Library

July 1 @ 10:30am

Summer Reading Kick-Off

El Cajon Library

July 2 @ 5:30pm

Wild San Diego

Solana Beach Library

July 9 @ 10:30am

T-Shirt Design

Rancho San Diego Library

July 11 @ 11:00am

The Science of Rhythm

Poway Library

July 14 @ 10:30am

Music Shop

Vista Library

July 15 @ 4:00pm

Wild Wonders Animal Safari

Cardiff Library

July 17 @ 10:30am

Healthy Habits

San Marcos Library

July 21 @ 2:00pm


Check the Events Calendar for more or similar Summer Reading events in your area!


For more information regarding the Summer Reading Challenge or to sign up, ask your local library branch or visit www.sdcl.org/src.



 Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math


STEAM is coming to the San Diego County Library with the mission to expand the curiosity, knowledge and sense of mastery for children and their caregivers in these subjects 


STEAM Related Events:


 STEM Club

Del Mar Library

Sundays @ 1:30pm

 Discovery Day

Fletcher Hills Library

July 2 @ 3:00pm

Crafts & Science

Spring Valley Library

July 9 @ 1:30pm

Health & Happiness

Encinitas Library

July 11 @12:00pm

Family Science

San Marcos Library

July 14 @ 3:30pm


El Cajon Library

July 18 @ 1:00pm


 For more events visit www.sdcl.org.



San Diego County Library is paying close attention to water conservation during the drought season. It is important to use water wisely and eliminate waste.  


What is SDCL doing to conserve water?


Water Conservation

July 16 @ 2:00pm

A short presentation from the Lakeside Water District on the water situation in Lakeside, and what measures are recommended by the water district to save water.



Climate Change: Costly Delay vs. Timely Action

July 22 @ 6:00pm

A presentation by Dr. Tom English.

Coming Soon

Place your requests now for these hot new titles coming this summer:




Circling the Sun by Paula McLain


Speaking in Bones by Kathy Reichs


Go Set a Watchman by Harper Lee


Naked Greed by Stuart Woods




Danny Collins


Woman in Gold

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.


Erika Davies

Encinitas Library

July 1 @ 6:00 p.m.


Ricky Ruis

Fallbrook Library

July 5 @ 2:00 p.m.


Christine Parker

Julian Library

July 7 @ 6:00 p.m.


Peter Bolland

Rancho San Diego Library

July 7 @ 6:30 p.m.


Mair Rathburn

Santee Library

July 7 @ 6:30 p.m.


Christine Parker

Poway Library

July 11 @ 2:00 p.m.


Sara Petite

San Marcos Library

July 15 @ 6:00 p.m.


Nathan James

Vista Library

July 19 @ 1:30 p.m.


Bill Hartwell

Lemon Grove Library

July 21 @ 6:30 p.m.


Bill Hartwell

Jacumba Library

July 23 @ 5:00 p.m.


The Yes Team

Bonita Library

July 25 @ 6:30 p.m.

Signature Events
Signature Events are annual programs that represent the spirit of each branch's community.
  Ice Cream Social
 July 22, 2015
@ 6:30 p.m.
Pine Valley Days
July 24, 2015 @ 5 p.m.
July 25, 2015 @ 9 a.m.
All SDCL locations will be CLOSED on July 3 & 4 for Independence Day.
Program schedules are subject to change with short notice.
To confirm program details, please contact the branch.