What's Happening @ Your Library October 2014
Continue to visit your library this October - there are many events and activities for adults and children alike.
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
If you haven't had the chance to see the Annual Report, you can do so here. Read about significant events that the different library branches have put on this past year that helps your San Diego County Library be one of the best libraries in the nation.
* Vista Branch Library reaches year-long goal of 1,000,000 checkouts with the help of community
* Lemon Grove celebrates its one-year anniversary
* Fletcher Hills library patron receives DMV classes and passes her DMV exam
* A new 24/7 kiosk is installed in the Bonsall Unified School District
* San Marcos Library helps with wildfire relief efforts
* El Cajon Library hosts Citizenship Forum
And much more!
Haunted House & Halloween Carnival
Call for information
October 4, 2014
Bonita's Got Talent
October 11, 2014
October 18, 2014
Borrego Springs Library
October 18, 2014
October 22, 2014
San Marcos Library
October 23, 2014
Loud noises and libraries are not commonly associated with one another, but come out and watch as teens participate in a Battle of the Bands showdown on October 18 at the Lemon Grove Library.
The event is scheduled from 1 - 4 p.m. at 3001 School Lane, Lemon Grove.
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Have you seen the new & improved website?
Thank you to all who participated in the Summer Art Contest!
And congratulations to all the finalists. An online gallery of the art contest submissions can be viewed here.
San Diego County Library wants to hear what you think about the library events that we put on. Help us help you by participating in our online community survey.
Have you seen this book?
This is a featured "Read Before You Watch" title.
Donate it at any SDCL branch and help stock our shelves!
The following titles below will be made into movies this fall and are now available at SDCL branches so you can "read before you watch!"
Release date: October 3
A Good Marriage, based on the book by Stephen King
Gone Girl, based on the book by Gillian Flynn
Left Behind, based on the Left Behind series by Jerry B. Jenkins
Release date: October 10
Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day, based on the book by Judith Viorst
Release date: October 17
The Best of Me, based on the book by Nicholas Sparks
Release date: October 18
Big Driver, based on the book by Stephen King
Release date: October 28
Death Comes to Pemberley, based on the book by P.D. James
Release date: October 31
Horns, based on the book by Joe Hill
Release date: Nov. 7
The Homesman, based on the 1988 novel by Glendon Swarthout
Rosewater, based on Maziar Bahari's memoir, Then They Came for Me
Release date: Dec. 5
Wild, based on the book by Cheryl Strayed
Release date: Dec. 12
Inherent Vice, based on Thomas Pynchon's 2009 detective novel
Release date: Dec. 25
Unbroken, based on the book by Laura Hillenbrand
California Reads is a reading and discussion series designed to promote civic dialogue and meaningful conversation related to the theme War Comes Home.
SDCL branches across the county will be participating in California Reads, with various book discussions, guest speakers, related movie screenings, craft programs, and other programs being offered from September through November 2014.
The California Reads selected title is...
What It Is Like To Go To War by Karl Marlantes
Written nearly 40 years after his own tour of duty in Vietnam, Karl Marlantes' What It Is Like to Go to War recounts his experience of going to war and coming home through the lens of time and memory, illuminated by insights drawn from his study of history, literature, psychology, and philosophy.
One Book, One San Diego is a community reading program managed by KPBS in partnership with the San Diego County Library and the San Diego Public Library, with major support provided by the Linden Root Dickinson Foundation and Jerome's Furniture, and additional support provided by Lloyd Pest Control.
The purpose of the program is to encourage 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.
The 2014 One Book selection is...
Monstressby Lysley Tenorio will be read and discussed by thousands of San Diegans and become the focus of a series of special events and activities.
For a list of all One Book One San Diego events, visit www.sdcl.org/one-book.html.
Program schedules are subject to change with short notice.
To confirm program details, please contact the branch.