Lakeside Friends of the Library

         12428 Woodside Ave.

       Lakeside, CA 92040




Lakeside Friends Bookstore Happenings!

Amy Guthrie, library staff member retires February 2024. 

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. 

Bookstore sales events!

February 23 -24, 2024, 50% off for all members.

March 16, 2024 BOGO event for all customers and March 25th to March 30, 2024 BOGO for all customers.

Mark your calendars for Saturday, March 16, 2024, the Lakeside Library will be celebrating it’s one year anniversary of the Grand Opening. Yes, the new library and the Friends Bookstore is one year old! More details to follow. 

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)