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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The opening concert of the new season of the "Pleasure of Your Company" music series will feature concert pianist Bryan Verhoye on Sunday, September 10, at 2:30 pm. His program will include works by Haydn, Schubert, Debussy, and Rachmaninoff. There is no charge for the concert, which is sponsored by Scripps Ranch Friends of the Library (SRFOL), although donations are appreciated. Meet the artist and mingle with fellow music lovers at a complimentary post-concert reception.
Ever wanted to find a way to take some of your best memories and turn them into stories? Join Marni for a fun interactive Memoir Writing Workshop! This special 6-week workshop, sponsored by SRFOL, will be held on Wednesdays, September 13, 20, 27 and October 4, 11, 18 from 11:00 am-12:30 pm. Topics covered: structure for memoir, journaling, writing for friends and family, writing for publication, finding your character arc, accessing memory, how to choose which stories to use, scene creation, and finding your theme.
Zentangle Art Workshop for Adults
If you have (or haven't) been intimidated by art in the past, this class, sponsored by SRFOL, on Wednesday, September 20, 6:00-7:30 pm is for you! Zentangle is an easy art method that creates beautiful images by drawing structured patterns. During the process of drawing, you'll relax, focus, and experience a sense of wellbeing.
Programs for Children and Teens
Arrgh, Matey; did ye hear, it's Talk Like a Pirate Day on Tuesday, September 19! We'll be celebrating a good fortune with crafts, games, and more. Shiver me timbers ... all the swashbuckling, all-ages fun starts at 5 pm!
Do Your Homework @ the Library is back! Need some extra assistance with homework assignments? Visit our Homework Center, Mondays and Thursdays from 3-6 pm, and Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 3-7 pm for free access to professional tutors and volunteers who can help students in grades K-8.
Book Discussion Group
This month the group is reading Mrs. Grant and Madame Jule by Jennifer Chiaverini. Everybody is invited to join the discussion on Wednesday, September 27, at 6:30 pm in the Seminar Room. The book for next month is Death Comes for the Archbishop by Willa Cather. Copies of these books are available at the circulation desk.
Grace's Book Nook
Shop at Grace's Book Nook, open Monday through Saturday during library hours, for great bargains on gently used books—fiction and non-fiction—for readers of all ages and tastes, as well as CDs, videos, magazines, greeting cards, and duck food. The inventory is updated almost daily, so stop by often. Your tax-deductible donations of gently used books are always welcome. All proceeds benefit our library and help provide new books and media as well as program support. Interested in volunteering? Contact [email@example.com] to explore volunteer opportunities.
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