What's Happening @ Your Library                        November 2015

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

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
One Book, One San Diego For Kids
Special Presentation with Author William Joyce
4S Ranch Library - Friday, November 6 @ 3 p.m.
Join SDCL and KPBS for a presentation featuring William Joyce, author of the One Book for Kids selection, The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore. The author will be joining us virtually for this special event.


One Book, One San Diego is a program that encourages residents to join together in the shared experience of reading and discussing the same book. The program also encourages participation in related events, discussions of the ideas raised in the featured books, and examination of how these ideas connect with our daily lives and local communities.
For more information and a complete list of events, visit www.sdcl.org/one-book.html.
Signature Events
Signature Events are annual programs that represent the spirit of each library branch's community.
Veterans Day Celebration:
Author Talk With C.L. Hoang
Alpine Library - November 5 @ 6 p.m.
C.L. Hoang will share his new book, Once Upon a Mulberry Field: A Novel of Love During the Vietnam War. Dinner will be provided by Lantern Crest Assisted Living.
Dia de los Muertos Fiesta
Imperial Beach Library - November 7 @ 1-3 p.m.
Enjoy a ballet folklorico performance, sugar skulls paper craft, and refreshments. This event will be held at the Boys & Girls Club gym on Encina Ave.

Diwali Celebration
Poway Library - November 10 @ 4 p.m.
Join us for a community celebration of the Hindu Festival of Lights featuring kids' crafts and activities, teen henna design, and light Indian refreshments.
Celebrating Veterans
SDCL branches will be hosting special events
throughout November in honor of Veterans Day.

El Cajon Library
Veterans Community Services Info Table
November 6, 13, 20 & 27 @ 3-5 p.m.
Get information about benefits available to veterans.

Casa de Oro Library
Remembering Our Pearl Harbor Survivors
November 7 @ 10 a.m.
EMC (SW) Stuart N. Hedley USN will speak about his service in Pearl Harbor.

Fletcher Hills Library
Anchors Aweigh on the Midway
November 7 @ 2 p.m.
Chris Day from the USS Midway Museum will speak about San Diego's most-visited naval museum in the world.

Valley Center Library
Teen Craft Special: "Thank You Veterans"
November 10 @ 3 p.m.
Teens make thank-you cards for our veterans.

Fallbrook Library
Writers Read: Veterans' Writing Group 
November 10 @ 5:30 p.m.
The Veterans' Writing Group of San Diego County will share their work.

Rancho San Diego Library
San Diego Veterans' Services 
November 12 @ 9:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Find assistance with claims preparation, appeals, medical care, homeless issues, VA benefits, and more.

Pine Valley Library
Calling All Vets 
November 19 @ 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
The Department of Veterans Affairs will provide help with benefits.

Descanso Library
Backcountry Veterans Group
November 19 @ 6 p.m.
The Backcountry Veterans Group welcomes all veterans and Gold Star Mothers.

Ramona Library
Veterans Services Representative
November 28 @ 9:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
A Veterans Services representative will be on site to assist veterans with their benefits.

Santee Library
Remembering Our Pearl Harbor Veterans
November 28 @ 10 a.m.
EMC (SW) Stuart N. Hedley USN will speak about his service in Pearl Harbor.

Coming Soon
Place your requests now for these hot new titles coming soon!
The Forgotten Soldier by Brad Taylor

The Lady's Command by Stephanie Laurens

The Grownup by Gillian Flynn

Troublemaker by Leah Remini

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.

Peter Bolland
Encinitas Library
Thurs., Nov. 12 @ 6 p.m.
The Ordeal
Poway Library
Sat., Nov. 14 @ 2 p.m.
Lisa Sanders
Vista Library
Sun., Nov. 15 @ 1:30
Red Moon Road
Valley Center Library
Wed., Nov. 18 @ 6 p.m.
Suzanne Shea
San Marcos Library
Wed., Oct. 18 @ 6 p.m.
The Full Deck
El Cajon Library
Sat., Nov. 21 @ 2 p.m.

All SDCL locations will be closed on Wednesday, November 11, for Veterans Day
and on Thursday-Friday, November 26-27, for the Thanksgiving holiday.
Program schedules are subject to change with short notice.
To confirm program details, please contact the branch.
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