San Carlos
Friends of the Library

San Carlos Library
7265 Jackson Dr
San Diego, CA 92119

Vote now for the next Global eBook Club Title!

Big Library Read2 Got an eBook Reader?  What Fun! I didn't know this existed!   You can join this global eBook Club on line, for no charge.  The Club is described below, and their website link.  Click on the next Global eBook and help choose the next Global eBook.  Note that our own local author, Jennifer Coburn's book, We'll Always Have Paris, is on the list of choices. Let's help her book win! This information was taken from the  Big Library Read website. "What is Big Library Read?  Join the fun! Big Library Read is the first-ever “global eBook club,” connecting readers around the world who... Continue Reading >

Build it with LEGOs

LEGO house On the third Thursday of every month, from 4:00 to 5:30, kids ages 6 and up, are invited to the San Carlos Branch Library for a Junior Maker Space LEGO Club.  We provide the LEGOs, they provide the imagination! Right now, we have buckets of random LEGOs, but if there is an interest in this activity, we can purchase "themed kits" such as star wars, etc.  Other libraries also have LEGO building clubs, and we will be able to trade kits with them to keep the activity fresh.  Just think of the money parents can save, while encouraging future... Continue Reading >

Can It Be True? The Latest on a NEW San Carlos Branch Library

IMG_3012 The Navajo Canyon Community has been anxiously awaiting the building of a new, larger, San Carlos Branch Library since the days of Jack Winer in the 1990s.  At last, there may be a new glimmer of hope.  In the spring of 2014, City Councilperson Scott Sherman held a meeting with representatives from the San Diego Public Library Capital Improvements, SCFOL Board, and the San Carlos Community, where he reiterated his support, and architects presented a new San Carlos Branch Library design that would approximately triple (25,000 sq.ft. vs 8,200 sq. ft.) the current branch size, and additionally add space for... Continue Reading >

Welcome to the San Carlos Branch Library’s CHAT Room

chat1 Whenever the redecorated Winer Family Community Room & Art Gallery is not in use with meetings or events, it is now the designated CHAT ROOM at the San Carlos Branch Library.  In the CHAT ROOM, you may eat, drink, socialize, and even use your cell phone! (These are all No-Nos in the Main Library).  Parents may bring in books, puzzles, and stuffed animals for their children to play with.  We will have juice boxes for the kids, and coffee for the adults for which a donation of $0.25 per cup would be greatly appreciated. We hope this will  encourage our... Continue Reading >