San Carlos
Friends of the Library

San Carlos Library
7265 Jackson Dr
San Diego, CA 92119

UPDATED/CANCELED PROGRAMS due to continued construction

SELF DEFENSE CLASS:  rescheduled from May 5 to May 21 @ 10:30. LIBRARIAN'S BOOK CLUB:  Note change in book selection for May 14 (Click on Book Club under Adult Programs) "A SHOW IN LIVING COLOR": scheduled for May 22 & May 23 has been canceled.  The Flower Show with arrangements paired with paintings has been canceled, but art shown by 5 wonderful artists will still be on display in the Winer Family Community Room & Art Gallery.     Continue Reading >


Logan McKerring   CONGRATULATIONS to Green Elementary’s Logan McKerring, (his teacher is Louise Volpe) who was named one of four, fourth grade, Grand Prize winners in this year’s City-wide, 18th annual Writing for Literacy, Library Essay Contest, started by our own Jack Winer. Logan’s prizes included a monetary award and a lap top computer (donated by C2SDK). We are all so proud of you! Continue Reading >

ORLIE BAIRD: In Memoriam

Orlie Bard It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of San Carlos Branch Library's friend and SCFOL's active volunteer and past Board Member, Orlie Baird, on March 29.  We extend our condolences to his family, and especially to his wife, Gay who monthly graced the used book sale volunteers with snacks.  Gay invites Orlie's friends to attend his Memorial Service which will be held on: Friday, May 8, at 12:30 pm St. Andrews Lutheran Church 8350 Lake Murray Blvd (Jackson & Lake Murray) San Diego, 92119 Continue Reading >

Friends of the Library Advocacy Alert

SC LOGO ll Friends Advocacy Alert Council hearing dates: Please hold May 6 and June 8. Dear Library Supporter, Your help advocating for the San Diego's Public Libraries last year helped overturn proposed cuts to the books and materials budget. Your emails and letters to the City Council and attendance at key meetings also helped the Library earn additional hours at all locations and funding for a successful new after-school tutoring program. Thank you. Library supporters were visible and vocal advocates in last year's City budget process. We hope you can help again as the City Council considers Mayor Faulconer's proposed Fiscal Year 2016 budget over the... Continue Reading >

Congratulations to Ron McFee

DSC00027   COMICS: A literary form read world-wide, was first introduced to the American public in 1842. But not until 1934, with the publication of the first comic books and the 1938 introduction of Superman, did the Golden Age of Comics begin. As a youngster, Ron McFee, our Used Book Sale co-manager, became hooked on comic books. He describes himself as, “A natural book worm," and says, " I loved the picture and story combinations found in comic books.” He credits his immersion into the stories of superheroes and their nemeses, to his early vocabulary development, advanced reading level, and ultimate... Continue Reading >