Scripps Ranch Friends of the Library
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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 SRFOL 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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Programs for Children and Teens
August brings the last of our special summer performances, sponsored by Scripps Ranch Friends of the Library (SRFOL). Join us Thursday, August 4, for USA Jump Rope All Stars and on Thursday, August 11, for the always popular musical group Hullabaloo, both at 3:00 pm.
Do Your Homework @ the Library continues Monday through Thursday, 3:00-6:00 pm, August 8-25. Students can receive free help with their homework at our library. No preregistration is required.
There's still time to sign up for the Summer Reading Program for kids, teens and adults, but it ends soon! All online reading logs must be completed by Wednesday, August 15, and all prizes must be picked up by the August 22.
Free Film Screening
Our free film series Picture This! will feature a screening of the beautifully hypnotic 1973 film Badlands, starring Martin Sheen and Sissy Spacek, and directed by Hollywood legend and maverick, Terrence Malick, on Wednesday, August 17, at 7:00 pm. Post-screening discussion. Complimentary popcorn.
Free Adult Programs
August's OASIS program, sponsored by SRFOL, features Peter Bolland, M.A., Professor of Philosophy and Humanities, with a discussion entitled Why Religion? What is religion? Has it run its course? Are we entering a post-religious age? Has science replaced or enhanced religion? Join us on Saturday, August 27, from 10 am to 12 pm as we search for ways to adapt the ancient forms of religion to the ever-changing realities of the dawning new age.
Technology for Older Adults will continue throughout the summer on Mondays, 3:00-5:00 pm, in partnership with Continuing Ed.
Check at the library for information about other free programs including SRFOL-sponsored Zumba plus Tai Chi and Silver Age Yoga.
Grace's Book Nook
Make Grace's Book Nook your first stop for summer reading—for pleasure or to get a head start on required reading for school. We have a great selection of classics in addition to best-selling fiction and non-fiction for all tastes, plus magazines, CDs, DVDs and greeting cards. Your tax-deductible donations of gently used books are always welcome. Every purchase and every donation helps our library procure new books and media, provide exciting programs, and more.
Book Discussion Group
This month the group is reading The Light between Oceans by M. L. Stedman. Everybody is invited to join the discussion on Wednesday, August 24, at 6:30 pm in the Seminar Room. The book for next month will be the One Book, One San Diego selection, title TBA. Copies of books are available at the circulation desk.
The Pleasure of Your Company music series is on break for the summer. Mark your calendar for the opening concert of the fall season on Sunday, September 18. If you're interested in volunteering to help with our music series, please contact Wendy Tompkins at [firstname.lastname@example.org] or 484-6231.
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