Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday closure, Winter Reading Challenge and Sculpture Garden
All Carlsbad City Library locations will be closed on Monday, Jan. 17 in observation of the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday.
Winter Reading Challenge January . 1 – 31, 2022 All ages
Carlsbad City Library is joining thousands of libraries and schools nationwide to participate in Beanstack’s annual Winter Reading Challenge. We challenge the Carlsbad community to collectively read for at least 100,000 minutes during the month and keep track of their reading on Beanstack.
Try the Personalized Reading Recommendation Service
Request personalized reading recommendations from Carlsbad City Library staff. Fill out this form today.
Genealogy Services – 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.
Focus On genealogy classes have been cancelled for January. Stay tuned for more details.
eMagazines now available through the Serra Digital Download Library
Looking for the latest issues of Entertainment Weekly, People Magazine or Time Magazine? We’ve got you covered. Simply visit the Serra Digital Download Library and check out hundreds of popular magazines available through the Libby or Overdrive apps with your Carlsbad City Library card.
Reading ideas from your fellow community members
- The Royals Next Door by Karina Halle
- Interior Chinatown by Charles Yu
- Himawari House by Harmony Becker
- Our Woman in Moscow by Beatriz Williams
- The Forgotten 500 by Gregory Freeman
Have you heard about the seed library?
Visit any of the Carlsbad City Library library locations and choose from any of the following organic cool-season vegetables:
- Ruby Red Chard
- Dazzling Blue Kale
- Mixed Lettuce
For planting instructions, visit the seed library webpage.
Looking for a new reading space?
The Carlsbad Sculpture Garden is celebrating 25 years. This year-long exhibit, now open, celebrates 10 local, regional and national artists who have been previously showcased in this natural setting. Located at 2955 Elmwood Street in Carlsbad, this outdoor gallery is open Tuesdays to Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
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|Carlsbad City Library|
1775 Dove Lane
Carlsbad, CA 92011
|Georgina Cole Library|
1250 Carlsbad Village Dr
Carlsbad, CA 92008
|Library Learning Center|
3368 Eureka Place
Carlsbad, CA 92008
City of Carlsbad | 1200 Carlsbad Village Drive, Carlsbad, CA 92008