He’s back! For the third year in a row, for the entire month of July, Waldo will be hiding inside all 36* branches of the San Diego Public Library System! Can you find him? Pick up your official passport at any SDPL branch or the Library Shop inside the Central Library and see how many you can find. For each Waldo located you’ll receive a stamp in your passport and that branch’s collectible button. Each branch has designed their own unique button to commemorate the hunt. Collect all 36* and win great prizes including Where’s Waldo books, Library Shop gift cards and other amazing perks including 36% off any purchase in the Library Shop on the day you turn in your passport and entry into our Waldo Champion Grand Prize Raffle for the chance to win a $200 gift card to the Library Shop! Can’t do all 36?* Don’t sweat it, you can still bring your passport to the Library Shop before August 1st to be entered into a prize raffle for one three $50 Library Shop gift cards, free books, discounts and other prizes.
This year we’ll have all new button designs (and we’ve made double the buttons!), new and improved Waldo Champion Lanyards and an exclusive gold medal designed and 3D printed inside the Central Library’s Innovation Lab for those who visit all 36!* One-of-a-Kind Gold Buttons are back as well- each branch has only one and if you’re lucky enough to get it bring it to the Library Shop to receive a special prize. Plus, this year we’re adding top-secret limited-edition Chrome Buttons. No one knows how may exist in the wild- or even what branch they turn up in- can you help solve the mystery of where all 36 are hiding???
Share your journey through the San Diego Public Library’s diverse city-wide system with us by tagging @libraryshopsd on the social media platform of your choice and by using the hashtag #WALDOSDPL.
*Important Note: The Tierrasanta Branch Library Will Be Closed for the month of July so please visit the Serra Mesa branch to receive your Tierrasanta passport stamp & collectible button.