San Carlos
Friends of the Library

San Carlos Library
7265 Jackson Dr
San Diego, CA 92119

NEXT USED BOOK SALE: September 6, 9:30 am to 3:00 pm

Book Sale sign The first Saturday of every month, the SAN CARLOS FRIENDS OF THE LIBRARY holds a Used Book Sale.  Funds help purchase books, programs and equipment for the San Carlos Branch Library. What a Bargain! Mass Media Paperbacks/Children's'/Young Adult Books/Records/CDs: $0.50 or 3/$1.00; Tapes/VHS/Books on Tape:$0.25 or 5/$1.00; Hardcover/Trade & Large Paperbacks/DVDs:$1.00; Bargain Table Books/Book Sets: NEGOTIABLE; Specially priced books & Books on Disc: Priced as marked. We have LOTS of Children's books. EVERY MONTH,  45%  of our books are NEW TITLES.  While at the library, sign up for the Summer Reading Program.  Help us advertise the book sale by printing up... Continue Reading >

September 12: Make a ” When I Was a Child Memoir” book workshop

memory books Friday, September 12, 1:00-2:00 pm: “Capture the Moment: When I Was a Child Memoir,” presented by Yvonne Perez-Collins from San Diego Book Arts.  This program is for adults.  You will make a book that captures moments of your life, people who made a difference to you and events that impacted who you are.  This is a small accordion treasure book that you will make and will fill with writing and small drawings or pictures later by responding to meaningful suggestions given in class.  Yvonne will also have examples of other types of books you can make and discuss these with... Continue Reading >

September 13: Annual Meeting of Friends of the San Diego Public Library (FSDPL)

New Central Library Mark your calendars.  The annual meeting of the Friends of the San Diego Public Library will be held on September 13, 2014, in the new San Diego Central Library ^Irwin Jacobs Common Auditorium, 330 Park Blvd, San Diego 92101 (this is at Park Blvd and 11th Ave near PETCO Park). The morning will begin with refreshments  and social time from 9:30-10:00 am.  The meeting will run from 10:00-12:00.  The AGENDA will include election of officers for the coming year, and the recognition of outstanding volunteers who have severed their branch libraries and Friend's Chapters. The San Carlos Branch Chapter will be recognizing Joan Hayes, Barbara... Continue Reading >

Summer Reading Program Wrap-up

paws-to-read The final numbers are in.  This year's Summer Reading Program, "Paws to Read," brought hundreds of children and parents to the Wednesday afternoon programs and the Thursday special "Paws of San Carlos" programs.  At the San Carlos Branch Library, 357 out of 591 youth, reached their summer reading goals; as did 71 of the 133 adults.  A total of 724 of your neighbors registered to read and win prizes this summer.  Our congratulations go to Joanna Dullum, Kayle Gilchrist, Christine Russell, and Barbara Stewart who not only reached their reading goals, but each won two tickets to the San... Continue Reading >