San Carlos Branch Library
Friends of the Library

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

September is Library Fines DISCOUNT MONTH

books   Check your book shelves, the back seat of your car, your bed-side table, and your kid's room and back pack for overdue books and materials.  This is a one time offer only---during the entire month of September, you can return overdue items to the Library, and the Library will match your fines dollar for dollar.  There are a few rules and exceptions:  you must come into a library in person, and pay IN CASH or with a CHECK.  This offer does not apply to fines on accounts that have been sent to the Treasurer's Office for collection or for... Continue Reading >

SEPTEMBER 12: FSDPL Annual Meeting

SC LOGO l Each year, the Friends of the San Diego Public Library (FSDPL) hold their annual meeting of its entire membership which includes those who are members at San Diego's Branch Libraries.  The agenda includes the voting of the FSDPL Board for the coming year, and the recognition of outstanding volunteers at each branch.  This year's meeting will be held on the ninth floor of the Downtown Central Library on Saturday, September 12, from 9:30 to 12 noon. Malcolm Ellis, Barbara Stewart, Body Weast, and Chelsi Turner will be the San Carlos Branch honorees this year.  We congratulate them and thank them... Continue Reading >

3rd & 4th Saturdays @ 1:00: Youth 18 and under, “Learn to Play Chess”

Chess    Youth age 18 and under are invited to learn to play chess or hone your skills at playing the game, at the San Carlos Branch Library on Saturday August 22 & 29, and September 19 and 26 from 1:00 to 3:00 pm with Instructor Luke (library patron and student).  Learning to play chess can improve logical thinking skills in children and increase their math ability.  It's also lots of fun!  If interest is high, we can continue this experience as a Chess Club.  Click on Chess Club Continue Reading >

SRP Adult Raffle Prize Winners

winners    The names of all adults who read the required number of books or hours during the 2015 Summer Reading Program and were signed up at the San Carlos Branch Library, were entered into our raffle drawing.  Congratulations to Amy Ranallo, who won two AMC gold tickets and to Marcie Reed and Ruth George who each won a $10 gift certificate for Einstein Brothers. Continue Reading >