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New Hours and Happenings at Library Learning Center

The Carlsbad City Library Learning Center is now open Saturdays. The Library Learning Center is located at 3368 Eureka Place, across from Holiday Park. Join us for our first Saturday family program, a Lunar New Year Celebration on Jan. 25. Additional volunteer tutor opportunities for the literacy program are also available.


At a Glance

New Hours

  • The Library Learning Center’s hours are Monday to Thursday, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Friday and Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Free services at the Library Learning Center include:
  • Books, movies and music in English and Spanish for all ages available for checkout.
  • Literacy programs to improve reading and writing in English for children and adults.
  • English as a Second Language (ESL) programs
  • Children’s programs in English and Spanish
  • Homework help
  • Concerts, family and teen events
  • Computer access
  • Career Online High School, where adults can earn a high school diploma and career certificate through a free online program.

Literacy Program Volunteer Opportunities

  • We are currently looking for volunteer tutors for Literacy Services and are hosting tutor orientations on Jan. 11, 10 a.m. to noon, and Jan. 16, 6 to 8 p.m.
  • Literacy Services provides tutoring to English-speaking adults who want to improve their basic reading and writing skills.
  • Tutors offer one-on-one support twice a week for 90 minutes.
  • Free training is provided. No previous tutoring experience required.
  • For more information, call 760-931-4510 or email literacy@carlsbadca.gov.

Lunar New Year Celebration

  • Celebrate the Year of the Rat with stories and crafts at the Library Learning Center, Jan. 25, at 1 p.m.
  • Open to students in grades kindergarten to 5.
  • Participation is free, and registration is not required.

More Information

For more information, contact 760-931-4500 or bilingual@carlsbadca.gov.

January 9, 2020