What's Happening @ Your Library                              August 2016

 Dear Library Member,


Visit your San Diego County Library in August 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.
TRAVEL PHOTO CONTEST
PHOTO CONTEST RULES
1. FOLLOW SDCL ON INSTAGRAM AND TWITTER @SDCOUNTYLIBRARY AND ON FACEBOOK @ SAN DIEGO COUNTY LIBRARY
2. PHOTO MUST INCLUDE YOUR SAN DIEGO COUNTY LIBRARY CARD
3. TAG @SDCOUNTYLIBRARY AND USE THE HASHTAGS #SDCLCARD #ADVENTURE
4. LIMIT 5 PHOTO SUBMISSIONS PER PERSON
5. ALL PHOTO CONTEST SUBMISSIONS SUBJECT TO USE BY SDCL ON SOCIAL MEDIA, POSTERS, FLYERS, OR WEBSITE

IF YOU HAVE A PRIVATE PROFILE, PLEASE SUBMIT YOUR PHOTO AS A DIRECT MESSAGE
SUBMISSIONS TO BE ACCEPTED THROUGH AUGUST 31
WINNERS WILL BE CHOSEN BY SDCL STAFF AND ANNOUNCED BY SEPTEMBER 16
BY ENTERING THIS CONTEST, YOU AGREE TO FOLLOW ALL RULES, EXPECTATIONS, AND GUIDELINES DETAILED IN SDCL, TWITTER, INSTRAGRAM, AND FACEBOOK USER POLICIES
CHILDREN UNDER 18 MUST HAVE A PARENT SIGNATURE TO RECEIVE PRIZE
PRIZES MUST BE CLAIMED AT AN SDCL BRANCH
COUNTY EMPLOYEES NOT ELIGIBLE
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.
        
KidsFest
Poway Library * Saturday, August 13 * 11 a.m.
Join us for KidsFest! we will have crafts, games, and much more during our end of Summer Reading event.

Summer Spectacular
Descanso Library * August 13 * 12 p.m.
Our End of the Summer Reading party: prizes, hot dogs, ice cream and Free Spirit the Clown!

Japan Festival
Encinitas Library * Saturday, August 13 * 1 p.m.
Celebrate the Sister City relationship between Encinitas and Amakusa, Japan. Exciting cultural performances, snacks, prize raffle, and more! The festival is free and supported by the generosity of the Friends of the Encinitas Library. All ages are welcome!

 
For more in formation on our Signature Events, click here!
Coming Soon
Place your requests now for these hot new titles coming soon!
    
Books
The Girls by Emma Cline
&
Before the Fall by Noah Hawley
&
Sweetbitter by Stephanie Danler
&
Barkskins by Annie Proulx
&
Modern Lovers by Emma Straub

 

 

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.
 
Nathan James
Rancho San Diego Branch
 Tues., August 2 6:30p.m.
  
Christine Parker
Fallbrook Branch
 Sun., Aug 7, 2:00p.m.

Nathan James
Poway Branch
 Sat., August 13 2:00p.m.

Ashley Mazanec
San Marcos Branch
 Wed., August 17 6:00p.m.

Michael Tiernan
Vista Branch
 Sun., Aug 21 1:30p.m.



Program schedules are subject to change with short notice.

To confirm program details, please contact the branch.
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