What's Happening @ Your Library                          September 2016
 Dear Library Member,



Visit your San Diego County Library in September 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.

Photo Contest Winners will be announced this month! If you have uploaded a photo to our Social Media Accounts, keep your eyes peeled for the announcement--it could be you!
 The Alpine Library has been nominated for an Orchid Award. Each year the San Diego Architectural Foundation's Orchids and Onions Awards recognize San Diego's greatest architectural works. Orchids and Onions is a community-based program driven by nominations curated by the public and online support. To vote for the Alpine Library, login and share your comments at bit.ly/sdclorchid. The nominations with the most comments, likes, and shares will be included in the People's Choice voting pool starting September 1. Voting for the People's Choice award will take place from September 1 to September 15, 2016

The Alpine Library combines sustainable design with technological innovation and offers the community more services including an additional day of service in a building that is 4 times the size of the old building. This is the County of San Diego's first zero net energy building. The energy needed to operate the library is completely offset by the energy harvested and saved through sustainability aspects. The Alpine Library offers a host of services that empower and educate the community, including free access to a network of 42 million books, DVD movies and music CDs; daily storytime; and programs for all ages. Visit the Alpine Library and discover all of the great programs and services it has to offer. Special events this month include:

"Every day, as I work in the Friends Bookstore, I see families, teens, singles, and seniors flocking to the new Alpine Library. They often pause and touch the mural by Betsy Schultz and smile. The kids dance out with books in their hands," said Alpine Library Friends Association President Christine Connell. "People stop me constantly to say how thrilled they are with the design, materials and programs."

For more information, call the library at (619) 445-4221. To vote for the Alpine Library, visit bit.ly/sdclorchid or www.orchidsandonions.org/project/county-san-diego-alpine-library.

For information about the Alpine Library, visit www.sdcl.org/alpine-library.html.

Signature Events are annual programs that represent the spirit of
each library branch's community.
California Native American Day
Campo-Morena Village Library
Saturday, September 17 * 11am-3 p.m.
Join us for a performance by native dancer Steve Garcia, a presentation on the history and culture of the Kumeyaay/DiegueƱo peoples, dream catcher crafts for kids, and more.

For more information, please call (619) 478-5945.

Spring Valley Fiesta
Saturday, September 24 * 1-4 p.m.
Celebrate Hispanic Heritage month with music and dance performances, crafts, face painting, a low rider car display, community information booths, refreshments, and more!

For more information, please call (619) 463-3006.

For more in formation on our Signature Events, click here!
Coming Soon
Place your requests now for these hot new titles coming soon!
The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead
The Black Widow by Daniel Silva

Woman in Cabin 10 by Ruth Ware

White Trash by Nancy Isenberg
Curious Minds by Janet Evanovich
Damaged by Lisa Scottoline



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.
Joe Rathburn
Fallbrook Branch
 Sun., Sept. 4 @ 2:00p.m.
Prairie Sky Bluegrass Band
Ramona Branch
Thurs., Sept. 8 @ 6:00p.m.

Virtual Strangers
Poway Branch
 Sat., Sept. 3 @ 2:00p.m.
Lisa Sanders
Vista Branch
Sun., Sept. 18 @ 1:30p.m.

Lisa Sanders
San Marcos Branch
 Wed., Sept. 21 @ 6:00p.m.


Program schedules are subject to change with short notice.

To confirm program details, please contact the branch.
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