Good news about new library
“It is the American way to be thankful today, as were the Pilgrims so long ago.”
—Five Kernels of Corn
Weekly storytimes. A fun story hour with crafts each Wednesday at 11 a.m.
Grandparents and Books meets on Thursdays at 11 a.m. to share the joy of having a grandparent read from a child’s favorite stories from children’s storybook tales.
Bilingual Italian/English Story and Craft Time. Enjoy a touch of Italian children’s stories interwoven with English and related craft activity on Saturday, Nov. 22, at 12:30 p.m.
Homework Helpers will be available to assist students with homework Mondays through Thursdays from 4 to 5 p.m.
Family Crafts. A weekly craft “make and take” session on Fridays from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. The library will be closed Friday, Nov. 28.
Playstation Gaming. Enjoy a round of games on Saturday, Nov. 8, at 10 a.m.
Teen Tag meeting on Saturday, Nov. 22, from 10 a.m. to noon. Come and enjoy Wii gaming.
Adult Literacy Tutoring (ESL). Instruction in English reading and writing. Call 738-2434 for an appointment.
Tuesdays at 10 a.m.
Tuesdays from 1-5 p.m.
Wednesdays at 9 a.m.
Computer Helpers. Computer instruction for beginners on Thursdays from 5 to 6 p.m. Call 738-2434 for an appointment.
Bilingual Spanish/English Computer Helpers on Thursdays at 6 p.m. Call 738-2434 for an appointment.
Immigration Workshop: A workshop presented by Attorney Debbie Rodriguez, with a translator, will be on Wednesday, Nov. 5, from 10 to 11 a.m. A second Immigration Workshop is being planned. Call the library at 738-2434 for date and time.
Music Concert with classical guitarist Jose Rodriguez and pianist Thomas Vee will be on Wednesday, Nov. 19, at 4 p.m.
Gold Star Book Club: Gold Star books are for Ramona patrons only. There is s $1 rental fee for a two-week checkout. Rental monies are used to purchase the latest editions to add to the library’s collection. The latest additions are “The Book of Lies” by Brad Meltzer, “American Wife” by Curtis Sittenfeld, and “Smoke Screen” by Sandra Brown.
Friends of the Library Book Sale will be in the Community Room on Saturday, Nov. 15, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Come browse through the volumes of gently used fiction, nonfiction, biographies, “how-to,” children’s books, cookbooks, etc. at unbelievable budget prices: hardbacks $1, paperbacks 25 cents, plus videos and CDs.
The Collector’s Table displays first editions and special interest books for $5. Come meet your friends and enjoy a cup of coffee — and remember, Christmas is coming. Many of these books are of gift-giving quality.
During a Conference Call with San Diego County Library, county General Services and Friends of the Ramona Library on Oct. 8, David Timber, project manager for Ramona’s new library, reported the county has responses from a group of qualifying contractors and the response time was closed at 4 p.m., giving them a good group for their selection.
Four design builders will be selected from the group and, allowing for a week of protest, the request for proposal could be mailed out in mid-November. The positive responses to the many questions raised were encouraging for Ramonans.
The library will be closed on Tuesday, Nov. 11, in commemoration of Veterans Day and on Thursday and Friday, Nov. 27 and 28, celebrating Thanksgiving. The library will reopen on Saturday, Nov. 29.
Ramona Library is in the San Diego County Complex at 1406 Montecito Road. It is open Monday and Wednesday from 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m., Tuesday and Thursday from 9:30 a.m. to 8 p.m., and Friday and Saturday from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
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