The Rancho Bernardo High School Friends of the Library is a non-profit, volunteer organization dedicated to supporting the RBHS Library in meeting the intellectual, curricular, and technological needs of all Rancho Bernardo High School students and staff through fundraising and advocacy.
DID YOU KNOW:
There were 20,000 book checkouts from the library last year of which 60% were non-fiction.
The RBHS Friends of the Library raised $250 000 the past 10 years to fund books and a part-time Library Assistant.
WHAT WE'RE ASKING THE PUSD TO DO:
Provide funding in the District budget for library books.
Provide funds for a full-time library Assistant for the RBHS Library.
OUR STUDENTS DESERVE BETTER!
Click here for a full report on our Library Statistics to understand our need.
Type your keywords in the search box, use the drop-down arrow or click on the bottom part of the Amazon search box. We can get 4% of your purchase!
Use this link to shop online at over 1,000 merchants and eScrip will donate 1-16% of your purchases to the RBHS Friends of the Library!
Meetings are held the 2nd Wednesday of each month during the regular school year. Our next meeting will be on Wednesday, May 13 at 3:30 pm in the RBHS Library.Anyone is welcome!
Starting on March 29, 2015, RBHS Foundation and RBHS Friends of the Library will be auctioning off a number of fun and unique items to raise money for our organizations. The more items we have the more money we can raise, so we're asking for your help. Click here for the website to donate items: www.biddingforgood.com/rbhs
We will be hosting the popular Poetry Showcase again on April 21st at 4 - 6 pm in the LPR, next to the RBHS Library. A huge Thank You to Greer and Associates for being the sole sponsor of this popular event. See our separatewebpage for more information on this event.
5K FUN RUN/WALK - A HUGE SUCCESS
On January 25 we had our 2nd Annual 5K Fun Run/Walk along the beautiful nature trails of Lake Hodges, Rancho Bernardo. We had a wonderful day with close to 130 registered runners, vendor booths, music and lots of fun. A massise Thank You to everyone who volunteered to make this event such a success, especially Liz Schwartz, our 5K chair. Congratulations to the runners!
See our separate page for pictures of the event. A huge Thank You to our Sponsors! Miramar Kitchen & Bath, San Diego Country Credit Union, AltaGolden, Dr. Steven Albinder, Geico, Medifast, Terri Hunter@Keller Williams and Perry Ford.
FUNDRAISING ONLINE AND AT GROCERY STORES
There are many ways to help the RBHS Friends of the Library as you shop online and at local grocery stores. Enrol into e-scrip to link your VONS and FRESH & EASY Club Cards by visiting www.escrip.comand link your card to RBHS Friends of the Library.
If you shop at RALPHS then visit www.ralphs.com and link your Rewards Card to Rancho Bernardo HS Library. And if you shop at AMAZON.COM, just use the search box to the right to start your shopping and Amazon will donate 4% of your purchases to the RBHS Friends of the Library.
COMPANY MATCHING DONATIONS
Many companies provide matching funds for a donation that you make. To find out if your company does matching donations,click here.
ESCRIP Register your credit card with eScrip and enjoy many shopping opportunities online and at local restaurants. eScrip provides links to just about every online company that will donate a percentage of your purchases to the RBHS FOL.
ELABELS FOR EDUCATION Register your Ralphs and Vons cards with eLabels for Education and every time you buy products, you will earn points for RBHS to purchase educational merchandise. Products participating in the Labels for Education program include Campbell's soup, Prego, V8, Pepperidge Farm and many others.
A document summarizing the ways that you can help the RBHS Friends of the Library can be foundhere.
For more information about the RBHS Friends of the Library, please contact Linda Gannon, President, via e-mail . A letter from Linda describing the RBHS Library needs can be downloadedhere.
The Rancho Bernardo High School Friends of the Library is a non-profit, 501(c)3 organization. Rancho Bernardo High School Friends of the Library 13010 Paseo Lucido, San Diego, CA 92128 Federal Tax ID# 77-0630948