Links - Friends of the Descanso Library

Descanso Branch Library - 9545 River Dr. (619)445-5279
Library Hours Tues. - 12pm -7pm Wed. & Thurs. -10am - 6pm Fri. & Sat. - 10am - 5pm Hours

Sunday– Monday Closed

Links to Websites of Interest

A Facebook site set up by Toni Meyer
to invite folks to our book sales:

And see our other Facebook site showing the library garden. It was also set up by our friend, Toni Meyer. The garden is maintained by Norm Machado and the Descanso Garden Club.

link to our garden facebook site

A local site of interest to gardeners:

Descanso Garden Club

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Other Friends of Library Branch Sites

Library Friends of San Diego County (LFSDC)               

Friends' groups raise money and advocate for the library.
This includes book sales, concerts, and events such
as Harry Potter Birthday Bashes, Rancho Santa Fe's Rancho Days Festival,
and Fallbrook's Art of the Book Festival.

Friends of the Alpine Library

Friends of the Cardiff Library

Friends of the Carmel Library

Friends of the College-Rolando branch Library

Friends of the Fallbrook Library

Friends of the LaJolla Library

Friends of the Poway Library

Friends of the Ramona Library

Friends of the San Carlos Library

Friends of the Scripps Ranch Library

Friends of the Solana Beach Library


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Sites to find scholarships for high school seniors and for adults returning to school

Descanso Garden Club

You will link to the contact page. Email vice-president for info. Application is usually due in August.

Scholarship information

Mollie Jean Featheringill scholarship - One or more for $1,000.00. Application is placed in the library in February. Awarded by Friends of the Descanso Library.

Shirley Somes scholarship - One or more for $500.00. Awarded by Friends of the Descanso Library.

Descanso Town Hall Association
Luke Barbour Scholarship (Two scholarships for $1,500.00 each. Awarded by Descanso Town Hall Association. Application is usually available around March.)

Mountain Empire Men's Club - Applications are usually available around February.

Find out about it at: Mountain Empire Men’s Club
P.O. Box 472
Pine Valley, CA 91962
Attn: Scholarship Committee

Naval Officers' Spouses' Club of San Diego

provides scholarships to spouses and children of Navy, Marine Corps or Coast Guard personnel who have served in a San Diego Command. Check the web site for more detailed information.

Philanthropic Educational Organization

provides scholarships, grants, loans for women. Check the web site for more detailed information.