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.
Event and Program Cancellations
Under the guidance of the California Department of Public Health and the San Diego County's Public Health Officer, all branches, including the Central Library and the Scripps Miramar Ranch Library Center, of the San Diego Public Library are closed to the public until further notice. All programming and events, including but not limited to Friends of the Scripps Ranch Friends of the Library (SRFOL) programming and events, have been postponed or canceled during this time. Grace's Book Nook, the SRFOL used bookstore, is closed. Online library services, including ebook checkout, remain available to the public.
Library Access: Although Scripps Ranch Library staff will be available by telephone to answer questions (please call 858-538-8158), the library building is closed to the public, and staff will be unable to check books out (except as noted below) or accept returned books for patrons in person.
Curbside Pickup: Patrons with outstanding holds may pick up these materials at designated outdoor Pickup Service locations. Patrons will receive an email from the San Diego Public Library indicating the designated Pickup Service location for the material when it is ready for pickup. You must bring your library card, your cellphone, and a mask with you when you pick up your held material. In order to protect the safety of both patrons and library staff, a formal pickup procedure must be followed. The pickup procedure plus a set of Frequently Asked Questions may be viewed or printed by (==> clicking here <==).
Placing Holds: Patrons may place new holds on books for pick up at designated outdoor Curbside Pickup Service locations. 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 follow the Curbside Pickup procedure.
Returning Books: Book drops at all San Diego Public Libraries are now accepting returns on weekdays and will be open weekly from 9 a.m. Monday until 5:30 p.m. Friday. On weekends the book returns will be locked at 5:30 p.m. on Friday until staff enters the library building the following Monday and unlocks the book drops.
Update Notices: Please go to the San Diego Public Library website (==> click here <==) for the most recent official updates to the library closure policy.
Please (==> click here <==) to read the City's official notice of closure which pertains to all San Diego libraries, pools, and recreation centers. Please be aware that changes may occur at a moment's notice. When library service resumes, it is suggested that patrons call the library (858-538-8158) on the day of previously publicized events to find out whether or not any specific event will be held. We will endeavor to update this announcement as we become aware of any changes.
Please be advised that the Pleasure of Your Company concerts been CANCELED until further notice.
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