San Carlos
Friends of the Library

San Carlos Library
7265 Jackson Dr
San Diego, CA 92119

“Paws to Read”

2014-05-05 003  "PAWS TO READ" is the theme of the San Diego Public Library's 2014 Summer Reading Program (SRP).  Read books and earn prizes!  Sign up on line or at the library. The fun started June 15 and runs through August 15. The SRP is for all age groups--pre-school through adults. Click on SRP 2014- Babies and Toddlers, SRP 2014- Kids, SRP 2014- Teens, and   Adult Summer Reading Program to learn each age-group's program participation rules and available prizes. An array of special Youth oriented SRP performers will entertain you on Wednesdays from 2:00-3:00 pm, during our regular storytime hour.  Click here for the Wednesday, SRP Children's Schedule. Magician, Amazing Dana, spellbound our June 25 audience. In keeping with the 2014 theme, on Thursdays from... Continue Reading >

SRP: The “Paws of San Carlos”

Paws in San Carlos  On THURSDAYS: 12:30-2:00, join us at the San Carlos Branch Library for a FREE Special Summer Reading Enrichment Program--the "Paws of San Carlos," presented by Linda Hawley, educator and staff member at the Mission Trails Regional Park. Did you know that it's only the male lizard who does those pushups? On June 26, 65 kids and adults joined her and learned all about the cold blooded PAWS that inhabit our Navajo Canyon Area. Come and join Linda on July 10, 17, 24, 31, and August 7th.  Linda will tell Native American stories about the animals; kids will be able to examine pelts, track  and skull castings, and  discuss the life... Continue Reading >

Thursdays, June 19-August 14: MATH MANIA for grades K-8

Math Mania 3 Free Summer Fun with Math. Every Thursday from June 19-August 14 @ 3:30-5:30 pm for grades K-8, in the Community Room of the San Carlos Branch Library. Need to brush up on your multiplication tables? Ever wonder where Math came from? Why is everyone looking for "x"? Learn more about the Math behind Minecraft. Explore the various math resources offered by the San Diego Public Library. Participate in FREE fun math activities. ENTER TO WIN PRIZES! CLICK ON Math Mania Summer 2014 for complete details. Continue Reading >

AUGUST 23: “40 & Fabulous–Free–Family Fun Fair”

Festival 2     On January 9, 2014, the San Carlos Branch Library celebrated its 40th  Anniversary.   The celebration continues!  We have already held a number of special events, and now we would now like to invite the entire Navajo Canyon Community to join us in our year long celebration on Saturday, August 23, from 11:30-1:30 at the Library for a "40 & Fabulous, Free Family Fun Fair," for kids of all ages: toddlers to teens-- and don't forget to bring your parents & grandparents too. We have lots of fun activities planned: the Mad Science guy will be there to help kids create some slippery science and sun detector key chains they... Continue Reading >

FREE e-Reader Clinics

IMG_2290 Are you still at a loss as to all of the things that your e-Reader Christmas present can do?  Starting on Mondays in June, 2014, from 10:00 to 11:00, the San Carlos Branch Library is offering FREE walk-in eReader Clinics to help you use this service.   It is now possible to download San Diego Library books with multiple types of e-Readers.  Learn how today!  Go to: for more information on what the San Diego Library system now offers for your e-Reader use. Continue Reading >