San Carlos Branch Library
Friends of the Library

San Carlos Branch Library
619-527-3430
7265 Jackson Dr
San Diego, CA 92119

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2016: new San Carlos Branch Library–Committee Updates

SC LOGO ll main square NOVEMBER, 2016: On November 16, 2016, David Pfeifer, AIA, from Domusstudio Architecture, presented to those present at the SCFOL annual meeting of the General Membership, the plans which he and his associates presented to the San Carlos Branch Library Building Committee in October.  All present were impressed with the design.  The 25,000 sq. ft., world class Library will be a single story structure; its exterior building and landscape designs compliment the natural habitat of the area and the theme will be carried throughout its modern interior design. The main entrance to the Library is situated on the north side of... Continue Reading >

Prez Sez: Joan Hayes, 2016 Year in Review

Joan Hayes As I reflect back on my first year of being President of SCFOL, I have many things to be thankful for. Our new Branch Manager, David Ege, joined us in January.  He has added a great deal to our library, and we as the Friends, are enjoying working with him. There are many “Thank You’s" which I would like to mention. I want to thank the Friends for re-electing me for another year. Thanks to Judy Williams for doing such a great job with our Building Committee.  We are seeing progress at last!  Thank you, Lee Ottman, our Volunteer coordinator, who... Continue Reading >

Holiday Closures & Program Cancellations

schedule Holiday Closures & Program Cancellations SCFOL wishes each and everyone of our patrons a joyous and safe Holiday Season. Please make a note of these November, December, and January San Carlos Branch Library closures and program cancellations.  All programs not listed will be held at their regularly scheduled days and times. We are OPEN: December 27-31 Dates to remember:  December 16, 3 p.m.: Essay Contest Deadline  January 6, 1:30-3:30: Member’s only Used Book Sale  January 7, 9:30-3: Used Book Sale  January 11, 6:30 pm: Navajo Community Planners Meeting @ the Tifereth Israel Synagogue in San Carlos. CLOSED on Observed Holidays: December 26: Christmas  January 2:... Continue Reading >

Be a FRIEND—MEMBERSHIP Counts: Renew or Join SCFOL now

SC LOGO ll SCFOL annually donates between $20,000-$30,000 to the San Carlos Branch Library.  Memberships, donations and our monthly used book sales are SCFOL's primary revenue sources. INDIVIDUAL Life Memberships are only $250.  ANNUAL Memberships are a real bargain: $5 for  Seniors or Youth; $10 for one adult;  $20 for a Family (dual adult). Sponsor, Contributor and Patron membership levels are always appreciated.BENEFIT: SCFOL members may purchase paperbacks and media at our Member's-only-pre-used-book-sale from 2-4 p.m. on the day before our Monthly First Saturday Used Book Sales. NON- LIFE Members must annually renew their SCFOL memberships by January 1st. NEW Annual Memberships received after... Continue Reading >

20th Annual “Writing for Literacy Library Essay Contest”

essay contest We are well into the school year and your school's principal, librarian, and teachers have received the instructions for students who wish to enter the 20th Annual Writing for Literacy Library Essay Contest.  This annual contest is open to all students, public, private, parochial and home schooled, in grades 4, 8 & 10, who attend a school served by the San Diego Public Library system; it is co-sponsored by Friends of the San Diego Public Library, San Diego Public Library, the San Diego Unified School District Library Media Teachers, KPBS in conjunction with “One Book, One San Diego,”  and... Continue Reading >

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