What's Happening @ Your Library                              August 2015

Visit your San Diego County Library in August 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:


SRC Program Finale

Julian Library

August 1 @ 1:00 p.m. 

 Ice Cream Social

Lemon Grove Library
August 4 @ 11:00 a.m.

Edible Book Contest

Vista Library

August 5 @12:00 p.m.

Back to School Jam

Spring Valley Library

August 7 @ 9:30 a.m.


Animal Program

La Mesa Library

August 12 @ 10:30 a.m.

End of Summer Concert

Encinitas Library

August 13 @ 3:00 p.m.


 Literature Comes to Life

Cardiff-by-the-Sea Library

August 14 @ 10:30 a.m.


SRC Finale Party

Crest Library

August 18 @ 4:00 p.m.



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.

Signature Events
Signature Events are annual programs that represent the spirit of each branch's community.
 Kid Fest 

Poway Library

August 1 @ 1:00 - 3:00 p.m.
  • Music
  • Crafts
  • Parrots
  • Ice cream
  • Games
6th Annual Japan Festival   
August 8 @ 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
  • Raffle
  • Koto, Shakuhachi & Piano Trio
  • The Harmonies: Japanese Choral Group
  • Kimono Fashion Show


Summer Spectacular 

Descanso Library

August 8 @ 1:00 pm 


  • Summer Reading Party
  • Magic Show
  • Snacks
  • Prizes
Coming Soon

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




My Kitchen Year by Ruth Reichl


The Lego Architect by Ton Alphin


Big Magic by Elizabeth Gilbert


The Heart Goes Last by Margaret Atwood


After You by Jojo Moyes


Mycroft Holmes by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar


The Scam by Janet Evanovich & Lee Goldberg




Pitch Perfect 2


Furious 7


Mad Max: Fury Road


Terminator Genisys



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.


High Mountain Road

Fallbrook Library

August 2 @ 2:00 p.m.


Ross Moore/Songs of Woody

Rancho San Diego Library

August 4 @ 6:30 p.m.


The Lovebirds

Poway Library

August 8 @ 2:00 p.m.


Christine Parker

Encinitas Library

August 12 @ 6:00 p.m.


Lisa Sanders

La Mesa Library

August 15 @ 2:00 p.m.


Tolan Shaw

Vista Library

August 16 @ 1:30 p.m.


Joe Rathburn

El Cajon Library

August 16 @ 2:00 p.m.


Lisa Sanders

Lemon Grove Library

August 18 @ 6:30 p.m.


Nina Francis

San Marcos Library

August 19 @ 6:00 p.m.


Dave Beldock

Fallbrook Library

August 20 @ 7:00 p.m.

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