October is a busy month!  Join us for one or all of these great activities!

October 5 / Meet and Greet with author Patricia Schaefer Röder on Saturday, October 5 at 1 pm.  Patricia is the winner of the 2019 International Latino Book award for her translation from English into Spanish of the novel My Sweet Curiosity by Amanda K. Hale.  The presenter for this workshop is Bella Martínez from the UPR.  

October 3/ New Art Workshop!  Thursday mornings 10:30 am – 12:30 pm.  Handmade Books with Cuca Torrech.  Reserve your space now by calling Cuca at 787-633-5787.

October 8 /Paper Flower Class:  Our next paper flower class will be held this coming Tuesday, October 8 from 10 am – 12 pm. Learn how to make paper flowers for Halloween!  $20  Bring your own materials, including scissors, hot glue gun and colored cardstock paper for Halloween, 65 pounds.  For more information, please contact Gabriela Hurtado at 

October 19/ Gardening Master Class: Soil Enrichment Strategies: Building Soil Fertility in Your Garden. Saturday, October 19 from 10 am – 12 pm.   $20 with all proceeds to go towards the new SJCL Community Gardens project, scheduled to debut in January 2020.  For more information, please call Cecilia Díaz-Candelas.  Cecilia is an Agronomist with a specialization in tree physiology and organic farms management.  

October 26/ Halloween Party at your library!  Come celebrate Halloween with us!  There will be our traditional carnival like games and fun for all ages. Saturday, October 26 from 5 pm – 7 pm.  Bring a treat to share and a scary costume, if you dare!!!!!  Happy Boocaplaa Halloween!!!!

Stronger Together!  And, our thanks to everyone who joined us for the photo op this past Saturday.  We will be launching next week our online fundraiser “Stronger Together” for our operations in 2020.  Share the word about San Juan Community Library with a friend and a colleague and help keep us open and strong!

Reminder: We are closed on Monday, October 14 in observation of Columbus Day.