Library celebrates National Hispanic Month

   In honor of National Hispanic Month, the San Diego County Library’s Ramona Branch is showcasing the talents, creativity and achievements of the Latino community across a wide range of disciplines and events this month.

   Ramona Library offers programs in September for all ages. Among them are:

Youth

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.

Homework Club:

Homework center/tutoring Mondays through Thursdays from 4 to 5 p.m.

Families

Family Crafts:

Join the weekly craft “make and take” session. All materials are provided. Fun for everyone in the family on Fridays from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m.

   National Hispanic Month Harp Concert with Jose Smith, Ramona harpist and teacher, on Wednesday, Sept. 9, at 3:30 p.m.

Teens

Wii Gaming:

Different fun games after Teen Advisory Group (TAG) meeting on the second and fourth Saturdays, Sept. 12 and 26, at 10 a.m.

Adults

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 on Saturday, Sept. 19, in the Community Room from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. offering gently used books donated by generous Ramonans. Come browse through the fiction, and non-fiction for your reading delights, and find reference books, how-to books, beautiful children’s books, cookbooks, all specially priced at $1 for hardbacks and 25 cents for paperbacks, and videos and CDs. 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, recently donated to the Friends, each individually priced. All proceeds benefit our library programs.

   The library will be closed Monday, Sept. 7, in commemoration of Labor Day.

   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.

   
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