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× Under the guidance of the California Department of Public Health, San Diego County Libraries will provide Walk-up Door-side
service Monday-Friday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at all 33 branches. Visit sdcl.org/services for more information.

Bajo la dirección del Departamento de Salud Pública de California, las bibliotecas del condado de San Diego brindará el servicio sin previa cita
para recoger en la puerta de lunes a viernes de 10 a.m. a 4 p. m. en las 33 sucursales. Visite sdcl.org/services para obtener más información.

Local & Self-Published Authors

SDCL collects a variety of books and media that are written, published and/or produced locally. We are now accepting submissions of physical copies of locally produced books, DVDs and/or music CDs for review. To submit your item for consideration, print out a copy of the Local/Self-Published Author Donation Form and drop it off with one copy of your work at any of San Diego County Library's branches. This document also contains information about the library's selection process.

Please note: The SELF-e service has been discontinued. We are happy to accept physical copies of your books, DVDs and music CDs using the process above. Thank You.


Resources for Authors

Writers Groups and Events at SDCL Branches

San Diego Writers Ink
Non-profit offering classes, groups, workshops, readings and other literary events.

Clarion Workshop
Hosted annually at UCSD, for aspiring Science Fiction and Fantasy authors.

American Library Association: Marketing to Libraries

The Southern California Writers' Conference

UCSD Extension Creative Writing Program

San Diego Writers Guild

Cropper Center for Creative Writing at USD

Point Loma Nazarene's Writer's Symposium

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