Lakeside Friends of the Library

         12428 Woodside Ave.

       Lakeside, CA 92040




Don’t forget to stop by the Lakeside Friends of the Library bookstore to pick up some special gifts for the mom in your life. Give her some time just for herself to relax a bit. Books are the perfect gift! We have many to choose from. 

Members Monday’s in May!

Friends of the library Members will recieve 50% off books and puzzles. Time to shop for mom and stock up on summer reading material. 

Lakeside Friends Bookstore Happenings!


The Lakeside Friends of the Library thank you for all the support you have provided. Your membership, sales from the bookstore and supporting the fundraisers we hold. Your generosity has allowed the Lakeside Library the funding in order to continue the programming/activities/events they have for this community. 

The Lakeside Library and Bookstore celebrated their one year anniversary March 2024.  There were fun and activities for all. Check out our photos of the event.

Bookstore sales events!

Lakeside Friends members, be sure to check your email for “Member only” specials that we may have.

To renew your 2024 Lakeside Friends of the Library membership, you may do it online Membership form available here, Or you may stop in the bookstore and complete the paper form.

The new Punch Card program 2024 for all members. New and renewing members will receive their punch cards in the mail with the welcome/ thanks for renewing letter. All Lifetime members can stop by the Lakeside Bookstore and pick up their punch card. The card will have one free punch for the start of this program. After that, purchase $5.00 or more and receive a punch. After you fill up the card (10 punches) you will receive a free $10.00 to spend in the bookstore. This free $10.00 must be spent in one visit as there will not be any credits given.

Have questions? Call us at 619-219-6709 (answered during bookstore hours) or 619-631-5614 

Lakeside Friends of the Library is a Non-Profit, 501 (C) (3), see Mission Statement at the bottom of this page. 

Become a Lakeside Friend of the Lakeside Library or renew your membership today. Click here  

Do you want to volunteer in the bookstore and enjoy time with our customers? You can fill out the Lakeside Friends of the Library bookstore volunteer form and return it to the bookstore. Download the form here  Or stop by the bookstore for a volunteer form. You can see more information on the Bookstore page on our website. 

Be sure and visit our Calendar page for the Lakeside Friends of the library new upcoming events in 2024!

The Lakeside Friends are accepting donations for the bookstore on Tuesday and Thursday from 1:30 to 4:00 p.m. Please review the donation guidelines here. We thank you for making our store a huge success. 

Lakeside Friends of the Library Bookstore hours:

Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday’s: 11:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. Tuesdays 12:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m. Sunday Closed


The Lakeside library is excited to be able to serve more of our community.

The Library offers many services. Go to their website- for all the details. The Lakeside Library offers Vet Connect, a service to our Veterans. For more information or make an appointment call (858) 694-3222.

Monday: 10:00 am – 6:00 pm ▪ Tuesday: 12:00 pm – 7:00 pm ▪ Wednesday and Thursdays: 10:00 am – 6:00 pm ▪ Friday: 10:00 am – 5:00 pm ▪ Saturday: 10:00 am – 5:00 pm ▪ Sunday: Closed  


This site is the property of the Lakeside Friends of the Library, and is in no way connected with the County Library.

Mission Statement

The Lakeside Friends of the Library strives to encourage literacy, lifelong learning, and the love of reading throughout our diverse community. The purpose is to build and maintain an association of persons interested in the library, its services, facilities, and needs. We seek to enhance the library’s resources, increase the community’s access to information and knowledge, and provide a vibrant cultural gathering place. We are a volunteer-based, non-profit organization 501(C)(3) who believes that a vital and attractive library is essential to our community.

Lakeside Friends of the Library bookstore Hours

Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday. 11:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

Tuesday 12:00 p.m. -4:00 p.m.

Sunday Closed

12428 Woodside Ave., Lakeside, CA 92040

(619) 219-6709- this phone is answered during bookstore hours. (619) 631-5614 leave message


Lakeside Library Hours

Monday, Wednesday  & Thursday 10:00-6:00 p.m.

Tuesday 12:00 p.m. -7:00 p.m.

Friday and Saturday

10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

Sunday Closed

12428 Woodside Ave., Lakeside, CA 92040

(619) 443-1811

Lakeside Friends of the Library

12428 Woodside Ave. , Lakeside, CA 92040

Phone: 619-631-5614 or

619-219-6709 (answered only during bookstore hours)


2024 Upcoming Events

Mark  your calendars!

Bookstore sales events!

Member's Mondays in May. Lakeside Friends of the library members will receive 50% off books and puzzles on Mondays in May. 


Don't forget to bring your punch card in when shopping at the bookstore. More punches will get you free books!

Follow us on Facebook and  Instagram for all the happenings at the bookstore!

The bookstore is open Monday thru Saturday, 11:00 to 4:00 p.m., Tuesdays 12:00 to 4:00p.m. 



2024 Monthly Board Meeting Calendar

You must be a current Lakeside Friends member to attend this meeting.

Lakeside Friends board meetings

Meetings are held at the Lakeside Library in the conference room at 3:30 pm on the second Wednesday of each month. 

January 10, 2024

March 13, 2024

April 10, 2024

No meeting in May

June 12, 2024