San Carlos Branch Library
Friends of the Library

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

Branch History Category

JUNE 4 – JULY 7: Follow The Folio

This summer marks the 400 anniversary of Shakespeare’s death. In his honor, Shakespeare’s First Folio is being sent on a nationwide tour by the Folger Shakespeare Library (Pictures are by Folger Library). During the tour, it will be on display at only one venue in each State; it can be seen at the San Diego Central Library @ Joan ^ Irwin Jacobs Common from June 4 through July 7. Seven years following his death, the First Folio, the first compilation and... Continue Reading >


On  Saturday, April 2, 2016, as part of the Grand Opening Celebration of the new San Carlos Branch of Mission Federal Credit Union, Angie Lasagna presented a check for $1000 to SCFOL President Joan Hayes and Treasurer Jerry Hotz. . SCFOL is looking forward to this partnership and will be adding their gift to the San Carlos Branch library’s book, equipment and program Matching Funds. FYI: When opening a new account at the San Carlos Mission Federal Credit Union, Mission Federal... Continue Reading >

MAY 5: City-wide Essay Contest Award Ceremony

The four Grand Prize Winners at each grade level of the City-wide, 19th Annual Student "Writing For Literacy Library Essay Contest," will be announced during a ceremony on Thursday, May 5, 2016, at the Balboa Park Club. Each student will receive a monetary award plus a laptop computer courtesy of Computer 2 SD Kids. One student whose essay was judged as the best overall  will also win $500 in memory of contest founders Jack and Carolyn Winer.  Doors open at... Continue Reading >

MARCH 16, 2016: Essay Contest Award Ceremony

AWARDS: On Wednesday, March 16 at 6p.m., the community was invited to fill the San Carlos Branch Library, hear the essays and congratulate this year’s local San Carlos winners of the 19th 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. The San Carlos area schools participating this year submitted 266 essays which... Continue Reading >

Meet ERIN MOORE: our Youth Services Librarian

Erin Moore was introduced as our new Youth Services Librarian at the May, 2015 SCFOL Board meeting. With a big smile, Erin said, "I am very happy to be here, and look forward to getting to know you and the rest of the San Carlos community in the coming months."  A native San Diegan, Erin's career with the San Diego Public Library began as a volunteer in high school   Since then, she has served at almost all of the City branches... Continue Reading >