Date set for new library groundbreaking
Ramona Library offers programs throughout October for all ages. Among them are:
Preschool Storytime: A fun story hour with crafts on Wednesdays at 11 a.m. First Wednesday of the month is bilingual.
Grandparents and Books: Join us for that warm childhood treat of having a grandparent read aloud from a children’s favorite book on Thursdays at 11 a.m.
Storytime: Enjoy stories and songs, fun for children and families on Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m.
Homework Club: Homework center/tutoring Mondays through Thursdays from 4 to 5 p.m.
Family Crafts: Creative, fun projects for children and their caretakers on Fridays at 3:30 p.m. All materials are provided. Fun for everyone.
Adrienne Nims & the Spirit Winds Concert: Nims’ energetic and dazzling Spirit Winds Band will create an unforgettable entertainment experience for the Ramona community on Thursday, Oct. 29, at 6 p.m. Be sure to save the date!
Wii Gaming: Enjoy different fun games on the second and fourth Saturdays, Oct. 10 and Oct. 24, after Teen Advisory Group (TAG) meetings from 10 a.m. to noon.
Teen Read Week: Stacey O’Brien, author of Wesley the Owl—a remarkable story of an owl and his girl—will be at the library to celebrate Teen Read Week with a book discussion and signing on Tuesday, Oct. 20, at 6 p.m.
Adult Literacy Tutoring (ESL): Instructions in reading and writing in English. Call 738-2434 for an appointment.
• Tuesdays at 10 a.m.
• Thursdays at 9 a.m., 10 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.
Bilingual Spanish Computer Helpers: Computer instruction in Spanish for beginners on Thursdays at 6 p.m. Call 738-2434 for an appointment.
Friends of the Ramona Library
Book Sale will be on Saturday, Oct. 17, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Community Room. We regret having to cancel the August book sale due to illnesses, but will be ready to display the voluminous selections of fiction and nonfiction, hardbacks ($1) and paperbacks (25 cents), plus CDs and videos. The Collector’s Table holds special interest titled books and first editions at $5 and up. Be sure to see the artist’s private collection, donated to the Friends, each individually priced.
Groundbreaking Day: That great day is arriving soon. Save the date: Monday, Nov. 16, at 10 a.m. Watch for further announcements of the celebration of the groundbreaking for a new Ramona Branch Library at 13th and Main streets.
Ramona Library is in the San Diego County Complex at 1406 Montecito Road (parking off 16th Street). The library is open at 9:30 a.m. Mondays and Wednesdays until 6 p.m., Tuesdays and Thursdays until 8 p.m., and Fridays and Saturdays until 5 p.m.
- In April, the library offers programs for all ages
- Library celebrates National Hispanic Month
- Library director plans Friday, the 13th, visit
- Good news about new library
- Friends Plan Outdoor Book Sale
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