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Descanso Branch Library - 9545 River Dr. (619)445-5279
Library Hours Tues. - 12pm -7pm Wed. & Thurs. -10am - 6pm Fri. & Sat. - 10am - 5pm Hours

Sunday– Monday Closed


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Special Programs

Laser Tag Pizza Party select to view flyer

Friday March 15| 6:00-8:00 pm
Join us after hours for laser tag in the library, must be 8 years old to play! Crafts and games will be available for children under eight years old.

Egg Hunt

Saturday March 23th | 1pm
Join us for a spring story time and craft followed by an egg hunt through-out the library.

Where the Wild Books Are Book Club select to view flyer

Tuesday March 26th | 3:30pm
Join us for this monthly children’s chapter book club. This month we will be reading Wings of Fire: The Hidden Kingdom by Tui T. Sutherland. Ask for a copy of the book at the front desk. Snacks will be provided.

Regular Programs

Knitting Group

Tuesdays | 5:30pm
Join us where adults and teens meet at the library to knit. Don’t know how to knit, no problem. Drop by and learn how.

Book Club

4th Tuesday | 3:30pm
Join us where adults and teens meet at the library to knit. Don’t know how to knit, no problem. Drop by and learn how.

Adult Hatha Yoga

Wednesdays | 4:00 pm
2nd and 4th Wednesday
Learn soothing, healing stretches that will benefit each part of your body, mind and
spirit. All skill levels welcome. Please bring a mat and towel.

Feeding San Diego

1st and 3rd Thursday of the Month, 9am-10am Feeding San Diego is on a mission to connect every person facing hunger with nutritious meals by maximizing food rescue. Free food available for pick up in the parking lot of the library.

Tech Help

Fridays | 10am-12pm
3/1, 3/22 3/29
Need help navigating technology? Drop by to ask us your basic computer and phone questions and receive one on one help.

Fun-tastic Fridays

Fridays 3:30 pm
Join us afterschool for a different activity every week.
 Week 1: Draw with Me
 Week 2: Board Games
 Week 3: Craft Day
 Week4: 3-D Printing
 Week 5: Movie Day

Make and Take Craft

Saturdays | All day
Drop by the library Saturdays and create a new craft every week.


Saturdays | 10:30
Join us in the children’s area for storytime every Saturday! We will have Dance Party Storytime, Storytime with crafts, and Bilingual Storytime once a month.

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Senior Meal Pick-up

Wednesday 12:15 pm
In partnership with San Ysidro Health and Mountain Health.
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Kaj Salzanois the recipient of our Molly Jean Featheringill $1000 Scholarship.  He plans to attend college in Ohio which will provide opportunities for academic, athletic and personal growth. His goal is a mathematics degree and playing collegiate tennis. He loves tennis and won the league CIF in doubles twice and in singles once!

Kaj is a bight, smart young man and it shows in his grades and personality!

Leah was the recipient of the Molly Jean Featheringill Scholarship and was so excited to receive the Shirley Somes Continuing Education Scholarship. She will be a senior at Point Loma Nazarene University in the Nursing Program. Leah would like to become an Obstetrics nurse when she graduates and enter the workforce as a Labor and Delivery Nurse.


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