A Ballad of Love & Glory: A live discussion featuring award-winning author Reyna GrandeSchulman Auditorium, Carlsbad City Library on Dove LaneMarch 26, 2 p.m.
Join us in the Schulman Auditorium at Carlsbad City Library on Dove Lane on Saturday, March 26 to hear Ms. Grande discuss her new book A Ballad of Love and Glory.
Donations suspended until March 1
To keep our patrons healthy and safe, Friends of the Library and Library & Cultural Arts are temporarily suspending acceptance of book donations until March 1. We apologize for any inconvenience and appreciate your understanding.
Try the Personalized Reading Recommendation Service
Request a personalized reading recommendation from Carlsbad City Library staff. Fill out this form today.
Ask a Genealogist
Whether you’re just getting started in genealogy, or need help breaking down a brick wall, you can “Ask a Genealogist” during a special one-hour appointment with qualified staff at the Georgina Cole Library. Staff will help you navigate the library’s highly regarded print and online resources to answer your specific genealogy questions. Fill out the “Ask a Genealogist” form to get started.
Tuesday, Feb. 22, 10 to 11:30 a.m. Virtual Genealogy Program Meeting Location, Location, Location: Putting Your Ancestors in Their Places
Locality research is key to making progress in genealogy research. An understanding of the history, geography, records and repositories for the research locality is the foundation for building a solid research plan and finding additional information for your ancestor. Presented by professional genealogist, Diana Elder of Family Locket. Register here.
Tuesday, Feb. 22, 1 to 3:30 p.m. Virtual Legacy Users Group
Participate in a workshop focused on solving users’ problems. New to Legacy Family Tree software? Come learn how to get started! Seasoned Legacy User? Share your experience! Want to learn what Legacy offers? All are welcome to learn more about the tree-building software for PC users. Register here.
Come meet some fellow readers, experience great literature and engage in interesting discussions by becoming a member of the Carlsbad City Library virtual book clubs.
Monday Night Classics Book Club March 28, 7 p.m. (virtual) The Magnificent Ambersons by Booth Tarkington
Tuesday Night Book Club March 1, 7 p.m. (virtual) American Baby: A Mother, a Child and the Shadow History of Adoption by Gabrielle Glasier
First Wednesday Book Club March 2, 2 p.m. (in-person at Carlsbad City Library on Dove Lane) Caste by Isabel Wilkerson
Thursday Afternoon Book Club March 10, 2 p.m. (in-person at Georgina Cole Library) The Eight Master Lessons of Nature: What Nature Teaches Us About Living Well in the World by Gary Ferguson
Club de lectura en Español VespertinoMarch 15, 6 p.m. (virtual)La tabla Esmeralda by Carla Montero
Club de lectura en EspañolMarch 3, 10 a.m. (virtual)La biblioteca de la medianoche by Matt Haig
Get ready for March Madness
Get ready for college basketball season playoffs by choosing from one of these exciting reads:
- By the Grace of the Game: The Holocaust, A Basketball Legacy, and an Unprecedented American Dream by Dan Grunfeld
- The Rise: Kobe Bryant and the Pursuit of Immortality by Mike Sielski
- The Comic Book Story of Basketball: A Fast-break History of Hoops by Fred Van Lente
- Long Shot by Kennedy Ryan
- Dragon Hoops by Gene Luen Yang
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