Scripps Ranch Friends of the Library
located at the
Scripps Miramar Ranch Library Center
The Scripps Ranch Friends of the Library (SRFOL) exists to support the operation of the Scripps Miramar Ranch Library Center. The SRFOL, through volunteer services, assists library patrons, hosts special events, operates a used book store (Grace's Book Nook), and provides financial support for acquisitions and community activities.
The SRFOL is an officially chartered, §501(c)(3) non-profit, educational organization. As such, donations made to the SRFOL are fully tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law under Internal Revenue Service tax regulations.
Please feel free to explore this web site to learn about the services provided by the SRFOL and by the Scripps Miramar Ranch Library Center itself.
Printable Calendar of Monthly Events
A printable monthly calendar is available that shows all events scheduled to be held at the Scripps Miramar Ranch Library Center. Please click on the link below:
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Updated Library Re-Opening Status
Effective April 19, 2022
Under the direction of the San Diego Public Library system, the Scripps Miramar Ranch Library Center partially re-opened effective Tuesday, July 6, 2021. The following notice indicates the current status of Library and Scripps Ranch Friends of the Library (SRFOL) services, programming, and events effective April 19, 2022. If you have any questions, please call the library at (858-538-8158).
Library Access and Hours: The Scripps Miramar Ranch Library Center is open to the public Monday and Tuesday from 11:30 AM to 8:00 PM, and Wednesday through Saturday from 9:30 AM to 6:00 PM. The Library Center is closed on Sundays.
Maximum Authorized Capacity: The Library Center is currently authorized to operate at 100% patron capacity.
Masking Guidelines: The City of San Diego is taking measures in consultation with, and at the direction of, County public health officials to help prevent the spread of the Coronavirus, also known as COVID-19. In accordance with that direction, only unvaccinated persons are required to wear masks in all indoor public settings including, but not limited to, the San Diego Public Library. Fully vaccinated individuals are recommended, but not required, to continue indoor masking especially when the risk may be high. Free masks are available if needed.
Curbside Pickup: All curbside services including, but not limited to, book pickup and seed library delivery have been discontinued. Please enter the library for those services.
Shelf Browsing: Browsing the library book shelves is allowed.
Computer Access: Members of the public are allowed to use the computer terminals inside the library. The Computer Lab is currently closed.
Placing Holds: Patrons may place holds on books for pick up inside the library. The best way to place holds is to use the San Diego Public Library website (==> click here <==). When your holds are available for pickup, you will receive an email and will be expected to come inside the library to pick up your held material. Curbside pickup has been discontinued.
Returning Books: Exterior book drops at all 36 San Diego Public Libraries accept returns 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Please (==> click here <==) for official details.
Online Library Services: Online library services, including ebook checkout and placing holds, remain available to the public.
Seed Library: Patrons may request seeds online or in person inside the library and may pick up seed packages inside the library. Mailed delivery and curbside delivery of seeds have been discontinued.
Meeting Rooms: Library meeting rooms are available for use. The Community Room is open at 100% capacity. The Seminar Room is open for use.
In-person Programs: Some in-person programs and events may be temporarily suspended or may be rescheduled as virtual programs. It is strongly recommended that patrons call the library (858-538-8158) on or before the day of an expected visit to find out whether or not any desired service or specific event will be available.
Grace's Book Nook: Grace's Book Nook (the Scripps Ranch Friends of the Library used bookstore) is now open Monday (Noon - 7:30 PM), Tuesday (Noon - 5:00 PM), and Wednesday through Saturday (10 AM - 5:30 PM). Expanded shopping space in the Seminar Room continues on Wednesdays from 10 AM - 2 PM and all day on Fridays, plus a special pop-up sale in the Seminar Room on the 2nd Saturday of every month.
Weekly Outdoor Book Sale: The weekly outdoor used book sale ended at the end of September 2021.
Update Notices: Please go to the San Diego Public Library website (==> click here <==) for the most recent official updates to the library access policy.
Please be aware that changes may occur to library availability at a moment's notice. If uncertain, it is suggested that patrons call the library (858-538-8158) on the day of an expected visit to find out whether or not any desired service or specific event will be available. We will endeavor to update this announcement as we become aware of any changes.
For library events, please allow extra time to park on Meanley Drive and walk up the paved and lighted walkway to the library.
For the latest information on special programming, please check this website or check (and like!) the library's Facebook page.
Scripps Miramar Ranch Library Center
10301 Scripps Lake Drive
San Diego, CA 92131