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 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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Printable "POYC" Concert Flyer
For a printable flyer that shows all scheduled "Pleasure of Your Company" concerts, please click on the link below:
at the Scripps Miramar Ranch Library
The free monthly film series sponsored by SRFOL continues on Wednesday, April 15, at 7:00 pm with a screening of the 2014 film Calvary, an impassioned moral inquiry blending passion play, black-hearted farce, and detective story. Well-known film appreciation instructor Ralph DeLauro will introduce the film and moderate the post-screening discussion, focusing on the techniques used by the filmmaker to tell his story. Popcorn will be served.
"The Pleasure of Your Company" music series presents Trio Arpavioluta on Sunday, April 19, at 2:30 pm. This delightful trio, comprised of flutist Laura Vaughan, harpist Cathy Blickenstaff, and violist Päivikki Nykter, will perform an all French program featuring works by Leclair, Ravel and Debussy. There is no charge for the concert, which is sponsored by SRFOL, although donations are appreciated. Meet the musicians at a complimentary post-concert reception.
Book Discussion Group
This month the group is reading Tibetan Peach Pie: A True Account of an Imaginative Life by Tom Robbins. Everyone is invited to join the discussion on Wednesday, April 22, at 6:30 pm in the Seminar Room. The book for May is A Visit from the Goon Squad by Jennifer Egan. Copies of these books are available at the circulation desk.
April is National Poetry Month, so check out the special display in the Children's Area featuring books of poems for kids. Also, please join us in celebrating Earth Day with a creative recycling craft on Thursday, April 23, at 3:00 pm! For a complete schedule of other special events and ongoing programs, please inquire at the library.
SRFOL is cleaning our "attic" and will be participating in the Scripps Ranch garage sale on Saturday, April 18. We welcome your tax-deductible donations of unwanted items to sell and raise funds for our library. Please ask at library or contact [firstname.lastname@example.org] for details. Be sure to stop by on April 18th to shop for sundry treasures as well as at our concurrent book sale.
On Tuesday, April 21, at 6:00 pm, our library will host another KPBS 'Independent Lens' Community Cinema screening. This month's selection will focus on cancer and cancer treatment in America.
Grace's Book Nook
Make Grace's Book Nook, the used bookstore in our library, your first stop for nearly new books at bargain prices every day. The Book Nook is open during library hours Monday through Saturday; all proceeds support our library. Don't miss the special book sale on Saturday, April 18.
Free Fitness Classes at Our Library
Every Tuesday at 1:30 pm we partner with San Diego Continuing Education to present "Fun Fitness for Adults 55+", a class which helps improve balance, strength, and flexibility. Check elsewhere on this website or at the library for information about other free fitness classes including Zumba, Tai Chi and Silver Age Yoga.
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