President's Message

January 23, 2024

Happy New Year to you all. I am looking forward to the coming year for a variety of reasons. First and foremost is that I will be stepping down as President next summer! I will have served in this capacity for 14 years and it is time for a fresh perspective. I won’t be leaving the Friends, just stepping over to be treasurer. If anyone has the time and interest to take over, or to fill another position on the board, please let me know. My email address is: [email protected]. The following are some other Friends of the La Mesa Library highlights: We await news from the City of La Mesa on the response they got when they approached the Postal Service about moving out of their current location in the Civic Center. If they do, the library can be... (Read More)

Third grade visits, a continued success!

June 14, 2023

Third Grade Field Trip

May 04, 2023

The first library field trip for third grade classes from Rolando Elementary was a great success! (Read More)

Earth Day 2023

April 22, 2023

The library hosted a booth at the La Mesa Earth Day Festival at MacArthur Park on Saturday, April 22nd. (Read More)

President's Message

December 13, 2022

As we head into the holidays and the end of the calendar year, it is time for me to update everyone on the Friends’ and the library’s activities. Friends’ Activities Earlier this year, the La Mesa City Council hired a consultant with the expertise to present feasible options for providing a larger and more functional library building. That consultant is now meeting with city and library staff. As part of the process, the consultant will survey city residents to gauge your opinions of the library and its needs. This survey was expanded to also ask about other parks and recreation needs. If you should be contacted by the consultant, please respond to the survey! Some of the needs this study hopes to ... (Read More)