Friends of the Ramona Library (FORL)

July 2024 Newsletter

President's Message

Hope you had a fun Fourth of July! Judging from the loud booms in my neighborhood, lots of people did! And if you need to keep cool, the library has been designated a cool zone.

The Ukulele Jammers have an entertaining event coming up on Saturday, July 13, at 2:00 PM. They've been practicing country music for a while now and will also have examples of line dancing.

We're anticipating roof repairs for parts of the library in August or September. No more buckets! We're also looking forward to a redecorating of the teen room some time this year. Donations for furniture are always welcome!

Maxine McNamara


Friends of the Ramona Library

Friends of the Ramona Library Board 2024

Maxine McNamara, President

Patsy Heald, Vice President, Membership

Gloria Keesee, Treasurer

Flo Firth, Secretary, Book Store Manager

Karla Brustad, Director

Dante Consentino, Director

Joan Gansert, Director

Princess Norman, Director

Stacey Riordan, Director

Nick Soroka, Director

Ramona Valencia, Director

Jane Vidal, Director

Here are a few highlights for this month. A couple other popular events include SD Nights on July 9 and Stitch-Share-Social on July 10.

For up-to-date info about these and other upcoming events at the Ramona Library, please visit the library's website at If you have questions about programming, please contact the library at or call (760) 788-5270.

Community Resources

Looking for food assistance for humans and/or pets? Emergency Information? How to contact your Government representatives? See the Ramona Chamber of Commerce's Community Resources page at

Library and Other Government Resources

Trouble Accessing your SDCL account? See staff for help!

Borrow ebooks, audiobooks, magazines, and more with Libby!

Check out passes for CA State Parks! Save $$$!

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