San Carlos Branch Library
Friends of the Library

San Carlos Branch Library
7265 Jackson Dr
San Diego, CA 92119

HOLIDAY SCHEDULE & BOOK SALES for December & January

Happy New Year We wish all a very Happy Holiday Season.  In December, the Members only Pre-Book Sale will be held on Friday, December 4, and the monthly Used Book Sale on Saturday, December 5. The San Carlos Branch Library will be closed from Friday, December 25, through Friday, January 1.  It will be open on Saturday, January 2, but the monthly Members only Pre-Book Sale will be held on Friday, January 8, and the monthly Used Book Sale will be on Saturday, January 9. Remember to renew your annual SCFOL membership to enjoy the more relaxed atmosphere of the Pre-Sales. Membership envelopes... Continue Reading >

DECEMBER 18: DEADLINE for 19th Annual Student Writing for Literacy Library Essay Contest

essay contest Contest information for the 19th Annual Student Writing for Literacy Library Essay Contest  was emailed to Schools, Teachers and Libraries in September.  The essay contest is open to all students who attend a public, private, parochial, or are home schooled, served by the San Diego Public Library system and are in the 4th, 8th, or 10th grade.  Entry forms and contest rules are available at your school and here. 2015-16 Essay Contest: General Information TOPICS & IDEAS, 2015-16 Essay Contest Entry Form Essay Contest 2015-16 2014-15 Grand Prize Winners The Essay Contest was started in 1997 by our own SCFOL Past-President, Jack Winer.  That first... Continue Reading >

Congratulations to Our New SCFOL Board Members

SC LOGO ll (3) Congratulations to the new SCFOL Officers and Board Members for 2016.  On November 18, at the San Carlos Friends of the Library's Annual General Membership Meeting held in the Winer Family Community Room & Art Gallery,the following SCFOL members were elected to serve on the SCFOL Board for 2016. President: Joan Hayes (pictured) Treasurer: Jerry Hotz Secretary: Evie McGhee Members-At-Large are: Margrette Carr, Bobbi Dennis, Sue Hotz, Roberta Irwin, and Ron McFee Joan Hayes has been serving on the Board as a Member-At-Large, Amazon Book Sale organizer and SCFOL Historian since 2011, and did a fantastic job organizing the Branch's 40th Anniversary GALA.  She would... Continue Reading >

Prez Sez: Joan Hayes, November, 2015

SC LOGO ll I am excited about becoming your new President of the San Carlos Friends of the Library!  We have a terrific group of people on our Board--all of whom work very hard to provide the many programs which are available to our community at the library. I have lived in the San Carlos area for forty-two years and have seen the growth and popularity of our library increase.  Much of this would not be possible were it not for community people becoming members of SCFOL. We are beginning our big campaign for the new library building which was "promised" in 1997.  The Building... Continue Reading >