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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Thank You VOLUNTEERS: September 9, Special Event

Volunteers make the world go round; without them, the planet would come to an abrupt halt.  Joining the SCFOL merry-go-round during the 2016-17 fiscal year were 65, fun, dedicated, interesting, book loving neighbors who volunteered over 4800 hours to organize and sell books for our monthly and Amazon used book sales; keep chapter, membership, volunteer, and financial records; schedule art shows, speakers and authors; create our website, newsletters and newspaper articles; organize special events such as the annual writing contest; keep pressure on officials to build us a new Branch Library; and stepped up and answered the call, "Who will?"... Continue Reading >

Be a FRIEND—MEMBERSHIP Counts: Join or Renew today

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. All donations are TOTALLY tax deductible.  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 1:30-3:30 p.m. on the Friday before our Monthly First Saturday Used Book Sales. NON- LIFE Members must annually renew their SCFOL memberships by... Continue Reading >

What’s happening at the Library Shop

Festival of Books: We're super excited to be a part of the first ever San Diego Festival of Books -- hosted at Liberty Station, August 26th, 10:00-6:00 p.m. The San Diego Tribune has gathered the greatest local authors in collaboration with some of the best indie bookstores in the area to bring you a jam-packed day of book talks and events for every kind of literary loving San Diegan (and of course, our oh-so-bookishly-cute pop-up shop!). And Where's Waldo Has Been Found A huge thank you to everyone who participated in the first ever city-wide SDPL Waldo Hunt!!! The response was overwhelming--tons of library patrons... Continue Reading >

Watch the Solar Eclipse at the Library!

Attend a Sky Party at the Library on Monday, August 21, 9:45 am The United States will experience a total solar eclipse on August 21. While San Diego is outside of the path of the total solar eclipse, residents will experience a partial solar eclipse at 10:22 am. San Diego Public Libraries are hosting viewing parties to celebrate this rare event, featuring activities including scavenger hunts and storytimes. Each branch will have solar eclipse glasses for participants (supplies are limited). Visit  Sky Parties for a list of libraries hosting Sky Parties. San Carlos Branch is on the Sky Party list of participants.... Continue Reading >

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