Jingle & Mingle at our Holiday Open House

Thank you to all our Open House attendees and our sponsors, Robert Half Legal and CEB.  Congratulations to our contest winners!

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San Diego Law Library – Downtown Branch – 1105 Front Street, San Diego CA 92101
  • Mingle with movers & shakers that make the Law Library such a special place!
  • Celebrate with us as the final decorations go up on our fabulous Bookmas Tree!
  • Find out which book wins the 2015 Book of the Year Award – as voted by you, our patrons!

The Law Library Foundation* invites you to celebrate the holiday season at the San Diego Law Library’s Fourth Annual Open House Holiday Party! The Open House is an opportunity for us to thank you, the community, and highlight our biggest events and accomplishments of the year. Join library staff, board members, and other distinguished leaders in the San Diego community for good cheer, food sponsored by Robert Half Legal, wine and festive holiday music.   Register online for this FREE event. Beginning Monday, November 23, we will be collecting new, unwrapped children’s books, ages infant to age 12, for the Toys For Tots Literacy Program.  Books can be dropped off at the Open House and at our downtown and North County locations until Tuesday, December 15.


Thank you for the donations to our children’s book drive.  Special thanks to members of SANDALL for your donations.  We delivered 48 books to Toys for Tots!  


Built with bound periodicals and books from storage, the tree is an impressive sight!  All we need is some “jingle” on our tree.  Help us decorate our Third Annual Bookmas Tree for the holidays and raise funds for our collection.   : Donate $20 to add an ornament on our tree; or Donate $20 to add a decorative present under the tree All donors will be acknowledged in our e-newsletter and on our website! LLJF_PayPal_btn_donateCC_LG

Guess How Many Books are in our Bookmas Tree!

Can you guess the number of books we used this year to make our Bookmas Tree? If you’ve got the best guess – without going over, you’ll win a Law Library gift pack. Enter our Guess The Number of Books in the Bookmas Tree Contest!  We will announce the winner at our Holiday Open House.

2015 Book of the Year

The three contenders for this year’s Book of the Year are:

Fiction:   The Girl on the Train
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True Crime/Non-Fiction:  The Dead Duke, His Secret Wife, and the Missing Corpse

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Biography:  Notorious RBG The Life and Times of Ruth Bader Ginsberg
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Cast your vote at the Open House or online to help us determine which book should be added to our collection!

* Law Library Foundation is a charitable organization established in 1961 to bring much-needed funding for the library.

Thank you to our current Sponsors!

Logo Robert Half Legal

Photographer:  $300LLJF_PayPal_btn_donateCC_LG

Musicians: $400 LLJF_PayPal_btn_donateCC_LG

Thank you to our current Donors!

You can be a donor too. LLJF_PayPal_btn_donateCC_LG

$100+ Super Donors

Lucila Enriquez

Suzanne Smith

Kay Catherwood

$20 – Ornament or Decorative present under the tree

Clifton Reed

Clyde Munsell


Elaine Northcutt

Tilisha Martin

Lowenstein Brown, APLC

Jeff Cawdrey

Dinsmore & Shohl. LLP

James O’Neil

Julia Gaysunas