Lakeside Friends of the Library

         9839 Vine Street

       Lakeside, CA 92040




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


NEW COVID-19 LIBRARY UPDATE....effective February 1, 2021, the San Diego County Libraries will be providing in person service on Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 10:00 am to 12:30 pm and from 1:30 pm to 4:00 pm. They will be closed from 12:30 to 1:30 for sanitation purposes. You are welcome to browse and check-out books, pick-up your holds, use our computers (we have four desktops and two laptops available), get a library card, and speak with Library Staff.

The library will be open for walk-up only/pickup of requested library materials at all branches on Mondays and Fridays 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. On these days you walk up to the table set up at our front door and scan your card. Library staff retrieves your items, checks them out to you, and then pushes them across a six-foot table for you to take home. There is no sanitation break on these days.

Please wear a mask on all days!

 Starting on Tuesday, June 15th  all County Libraries will be open for In-Person services Monday - Friday, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm!

  • We will NOT close for a sanitation break – our amazing janitorial staff will still come to sanitize and clean three times per day (morning, afternoon, evening). 
  • We will end the 25% occupancy limit
  • We will end the quarantining of library materials
  • Friends of the Library book sales will resume!
  • Mask guidance:
    • We will follow whatever the County guidelines state.  We ask that you please be kind and patient with us. THANK YOU! 

The Library has an extensive Digital Library available at and new customers can get a digital library card on our website.

Customers can place new requests on or by calling the library, and they will receive a notification by email, phone, or mail when their materials are ready for pickup.  No appointment will be necessary for customers to pick up their materials.  New customers can also sign up for a library card at our walk-up service table during walk-up hours. 

For more information on our libraries visit:
For more San Diego County information on the Corona Virus visit:

Calendar and Events


Upcoming events are listed below. Lakeside Friends of the Library welcomes everyone to attend their events. Enjoy Fun, Friends and raising funds for our Lakeside Library. You must be a Lakeside Friends member to attend the monthly board meetings.

We urgently ask you to support our continued programming for our current and future library even during these uncertain times donate at:

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2021 Upcoming Events

Mark  your calendars!

   July 23 & 24 – 8:00 am – 2:00 pm – BOOK SALE

    In conjunction with the Lakeside Historical Society who is having a Vintage & Collectibles Sale, the Friends will be 

   selling Vintage & Collectible Books, plus T-shirts ($15) and book bags ($5). All money raised will stay with the

   Lakeside library.

2021 Monthly Meeting Calendar

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

Lakeside Friends Meeting

in person meetings have resumed. Please check back for the location of the July meeting.



Lakeside Friends of the Library

9839 Vine St, Lakeside, CA 92040

Phone: 619-631-5614

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