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Friends of the Rancho Bernardo Library Newsletter

June 2017

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Friends of the Rancho Bernardo Library

Join - Become a Member

Are you thinking about joining the RB Friends of the Library but you need to know more?

Here’s how you benefit.
• You can borrow from the Friends Lending Library of hot new best sellers.
• You pay half-price in the shop all day every day, not just Wednesdays.
• You receive the Friends Newsletter, keeping you in the know.
• You have a variety of opportunities to volunteer and make new friends while you help.
• You have the satisfaction of supporting worthwhile efforts to enrich library service to the community—by helping fund activities, events, books, DVDs, CDs and more.

Although the City budget staffs the open hours, takes care of the building, and buys some materials, Friends of the Library funds support almost all programs, many of the materials you borrow, and some improvements to the facilities. The Friends (FOL) is invaluable to this community. Just ask the librarians.

Here’s how Rancho Bernardo benefits.
The Friends of the Library truly makes a difference in the services our library is able to offer our own community of Rancho Bernardo. As members, we want to spread the joy of reading and the ability to seek information. We’d love to have you join us.
• All our financial support stays in Rancho Bernardo.
• We bring free jazz and classical concerts to the community.
• Children and adults enjoy our summer reading programs and win prizes for finishing.
• We provide funds for deserving special projects the Librarian requests.
• We run the Jerry Peterson Bookshop inside the library.
• We hold semiannual Book Sales at the library.
• We accept donations of books, endowments, and bequests, all to support our library.

Membership Donation: (We Have PayPal for your convenience)

The Friends of the Rancho Bernardo Library is an IRS
501(c)(3) organization. Contributions are tax deductible.

Your generosity is very much appreciated and visible in the quality and number of programs at the library.

Categories of Membership:
     Individual $ 10
     Couple $ 15
     Family $ 20
     Sponsor $ 50
     Select $ 75
     Patron $ 100
     Premium $ 200
     Funding Contributor $ 300
     Capital Contributor $ 500

Patrons, Premium and Contributors will be recognized in our December Newsletter.

Funding Contributors fund a summer program and the contributor's name will be used in publicity for that program.

Capital Contributors fund capital investments in the Library furnishings and will be recognized.

Click here for an application which you may print and mail in.

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Library Hours

Monday 930a - 6p Tuesday 1130a - 8p Wednesday 1130a - 8p Thursday 930a - 6p Friday 930a - 6p Saturday 930a - 6p Sunday 1230p - 5p


Closed for city holidays.


Bookshop Hours

Monday 10a - 4p Tuesday 12p - 530p Wednesday 1p - 7p Thursday 10a - 4p Friday 10a - 4p Saturday 10a - 4p Sunday 1p - 4p


The Bookshop will be closed for city holidays.

In the case of good books, the point is not how many of them you can get through, but rather how many can get through to you.


 Mortimer J. Adler, philosopher, educator, and author (1902-2001)