San Carlos Branch Library
Friends of the Library

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

Branch History Category

Battle of the Funny Books: Winner

And the Winner is: Chickens to the Rescue by John Hummelman.  The runner up funny book was The Day the Crayons Quit by Drew Daywait.   Thanks to all who voted this summer and helped to whittle down the original 16 books to choose San Carlos' picks of the two Funniest Books. Continue Reading >

NOVEMBER 12: San Carlos Gone By

San Carlos resident, Becky Green, has decided to undertake a momentous task, and is asking for your help.  Becky, who is a longtime resident, had an elderly neighbor who often asked if she would like to see his pictures of San Carlos in its early days.  As a person who loves local stories and old photos, she always said, "yes," but the visit never came to fruition; her neighbor passed; the pictures are gone; her memory of a lost opportunity... Continue Reading >

CONGRATULATIONS Victoria Crisologo

Congratulations to P.H.H.S. 10th grader Victoria Crisologo who was one of the 14 Grand Prize winners of the 19th annual "Student Writing for Literacy Library Essay Contest."  She was one of three local winners, out of 266 locally submitted essays, that competed against 1197 city wide entries.  Victoria received a laptop computer donated by Computers 2SD Kids and additional awards which were presented on May 5, at the Balboa Park Club.   Present for the ceremony were her P.H.H.S. English... Continue Reading >

June 15-August 15: SUMMER READING PROGRAM: “Read For the Win”

In honor of this Summer's Olympians, the San Diego Public Library has chosen, "Read For the Win" as the theme for its 2016 Summer Reading Program.  There will be prizes along the way for those who read a designated number of books or pages. 2016 SRP prizes is a list of available youth prizes (while supplies last).  Our eligible adult readers may choose free books from a designated "free book rack" or earn a $5 voucher for purchasing books at... Continue Reading >

IN MEMORY of John Pilch

The San Carlos Friends of the Library have lost another Friend.  John Pilch passed away on May 3, 2016. John was an avid supporter of our branch library and a very involved volunteer. He was also active in many other San Carlos activities and organizations. He will be missed at many community venues.  Our sincere condolences to his family and friends. Continue Reading >