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Join our next chapter meeting on Tuesday, April 16 at 6:00pm

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Looking to get involved with the Friends of the Library? You’re in luck!

The Board is looking for a new Secretary

The Secretary of the Board is a communications and marketing wizard!
The Secretary takes minutes during our monthly meetings, updates our website, keeps us active with the community on Instagram, and communicates with our friends through our monthly newsletter.
The Secretary is creative and designs flyers and materials promoting
our tiny but mighty University Heights library.

The Mission of the Friends of the Library is to enhance the San Diego Public Library System so that it may fulfill its literary, educational, technological, community, and cultural purposes.

The Vision of the Friends of the Library is a thriving and sustainable library system accessible to all.

Please email us at: to inquire!

Save the date!

Join the Friends of the UH Library in celebrating the 110th anniversary of our neighborhood’s tiny but mighty library.

Please join us on Saturday, April 27 from 3:00 - 5:00 PM to learn the history of our library, enjoy face painting with Sparkles the Clown, cupcakes, friendship, and more!

See you at the Library!

Saturday, April 13 @ 10:30 - 11:30:
Learn How to Build an Emergency “Go Bag”
Presentation by the San Diego Fire/Rescue Dept. Need to evacuate in a hurry? Learn safe, important and easy emergency preparedness skills for your family and your neighborhood at this workshop.

Saturday, April 20 @ 11:00 - 12:000:
Spring into STEAM: Stellar Star Projector
Spring into STEAM is the San Diego Public Library’s science-focused program series for 9-12 years old students. SDPL is partnering with local science experts and organizations to create a unique educational experience bringing together the power of science, technology, engineering, art, and math. Discover which stars you were born under at the Stellar Star Projector workshop at the University Heights Library!
We’ll capture the Constellations and create your very own custom star projector. Presented by Toshwerks. *Registration Required

Monday, April 22 @ 12:30 - 1:30:
Children's ASL Signing Story Time
Join us for an early afternoon story time for young children featuring books and music with the addition of American Sign Language (ASL) presented by Jennifer Duncan from Signs at Play. The last 10-15 minutes of story time will be available for Q&A so parents and caregivers can learn more about ASL and using signs at home.

Monday, April 22 @ 6:00 - 7:00:
Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, & Belonging and Neurodiversity
Brain Balance presents exploring meaningful ways to be inclusive and shares best practices to serve the neurodivergent population including those with ADHD, processing disorders, learning disorders, social and emotional challenges and more - whether at home, in the community, in the classroom, or in the workplace.

San Diego City Council

unanimously approved the

Library Master Plan!

Read the Plan

(UH Library on pages 134-135)

The Library Master Plan is the result of a partnership between San Diego Public Library
and Library Foundation SD.

The Library Master Plan provides provides a long-range vision and strategy for library facilities, technology, and programming. It is an aspirational vision for a library system that’s empowered, equitable, and engaging.

With the approval vote, the San Diego Public Library
now has a plan to modernize its branches,
further meet community needs, and become more geographically available across San Diego.

UHCA Anniversary Celebration!

A big thank you goes out to the University Heights Community Association
for providing us the opportunity to reach out to the community at the
University Heights Sign 25th Anniversary Celebration

We met lots of new people, many who became members of the Friends of the UH Library.
There were also many people who got library cards for the first time or renewed their current cards. We hope you will use your library card to acess all the great resources the library provides!

Thank you to Councilmember Stephen Whitburn and State Assemblymember Chris Ward for stopping by our table and for their continued support of our library.

Friends of UH Library Meeting

Our next meeting will be on April 16 at 6:00pm

Join us via Zoom:

If you have an item you would like to address in the meeting,
please email

The Book Sale is Back!

For info, check out our Book Sale page.

In the News

Check out our column in the latest issue of the University Heights Community Association News.

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Tax deductible membership dues and donations may be matched by the City of San Diego

and used to support programs and purchase books, materials, and equipment.

The Friends of San Diego Public Library is a California Tax Exempt Non-Profit Corporation under IRS 501(c)(3).
FEIN: 95-3313747.

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