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San Diego, CA 92119

Lost Your Social Security Card?

scocial security admin logo Rita Glick, our Managing Librarian, has received information from the El Cajon Office of the Social Security Administration that affects the procedure for replacing lost Social Security cards, effective in August, 2014.  They will also not be providing benefit verification letters effective October, 2014.  Please click on Social Security Changes, August, 2014 to review these important changes and to see how they may affect you.   Continue Reading >

April 16: “The Unknown Henry Miller: A Seeker in Big Sur” by Arthur Hoyle

Henry Miller Wednesday, April 16, 1:00 pm:  Arthur Hoyle, author of  “The Unknown Henry Miller: A Seeker in Big Sur.” Henry Miller was one of the most distinctive voices in twentieth century literature.  Better known in Europe than in his native America for most of his career, he achieved international success and celebrity during the 1960s when his banned “Paris books” – Tropic of Cancer, Black Spring, Tropic of Capricorn, The Rosy Crucifixion – were published in the United States and judged by the US Supreme Court to be not obscene.   The biography focuses on Miller’s years living in Big Sur, California following his... Continue Reading >

April 18, OASIS: “De-Clutter Your Life: Where and How to Get Started”

Messy Room2  April 18, (1:00-3:00): "De-Clutter Your Life–Where and How to Get Started": Instructor, Sue Crum. Decide now that you want to live with less clutter and more happiness. Learn the steps to de-clutter and organize any space, where to start and how to create new habits so that the rest of 2014 becomes clutter- free! Presented by the immediate past president of the National Association of Professional Organizers (NAPO), San Diego Chapter.”   (Course description taken from OASIS catalogue. ) This program is FREE.  Please sign up at the library (619-527-3430) or with OASIS. Continue Reading >

April 22: “Home Brewing 101″

Beer 1 Tuesday, April 22, 6:00-8:00 pm: "Home Brewing 101" You know you've always wanted to try to make your own homebrew beer.  Tonight, The Homebrewer, San Diego's premier home brewing shop, presents a FREE 2-hour demonstration that will cover everything you need to know.  No alcoholic beverages will be served during this adult only program.  Registration is limited.  Sign up today by calling 619-527-3430. Click here Home Brewing-April 22 for complete details. Continue Reading >

APRIL 26: Death Cafe

death cafe  Saturday, April 26, 11:30-1:00 pm:  Death Cafés are a part of a global movement to provide a relaxed and nurturing setting where you can join open, honest discussions exploring the questions you may have about life, dying and grief. There is no admission fee & anyone over 15 years old is welcome to register. Many recognize that our culture is death-denying, and that we can live more fully if we embrace the fact of death. In a DeathCafé, there is sharing, conversation, and delicious cake! No agendas, nothing for sale, no pressure! This program is hosted by Asha Parker and... Continue Reading >