San Carlos Branch Library
Friends of the Library

San Carlos Branch Library
619-527-3430
7265 Jackson Dr
San Diego, CA 92119

Branch History Category

SUMMER READING PROGRAM: June 15-August 15

The theme for the 2015 San Diego Public Library Summer Reading Program, running from June 15-August 15, is READ TO THE RHYTHM. So put on your dancing shoes, start clapping to the beat, grab you favorite author and register online at Summer Reading Program.  Prizes are available at all age levels and may be collected one week after completing your online registration and recording of your age appropriate required reading. The prize level for Children (ages 0-11) is 10 books... Continue Reading >

SUMMER CRAFTS: Thursdays 4:00-5:00

In addition to the Wednesday afternoon entertainment portion of this year's SRP, we are offering FREE SUMMER CRAFTS for ages 3 and up, on Thursdays from 4:00-5:00.  This craft program will run from June 18 through August 13. Don't forget to sign up on line in order to win prizes for the SRP which is open to readers of all ages. Click on Kids Summer Crafts  to learn all about this very special program. Continue Reading >

Meet Gideon

Inside the San Carlos Branch library come and meet Gideon who stands watch over the mystery book section where he now reigns as our oldest volunteer. In the fall of 2013, mystery book store owner Phyllis Brown retired.  Our Book Sale chair  extraordinaire, Ron McFee, answered her call for the Friends to pick up her donation of 2267 mystery books. Our acquisition of Gideon and his 25 outfits became part of the deal. He dressed as Santa in December, was in a... Continue Reading >

San Carlos Area Council presents donation to San Carlos Branch Library

  We thank the San Carlos Area Council for its $500 contribution to the San Carlos Branch Library.  Managing Librarian Rita Glick accepted the check from SCAC representatives (from left), Jay Coulter, John Pilch, (Rita Glick) and Mickey Zeichek.  The funds will be used to purchase a new podium for the library.  John is also one of our dedicated library volunteers.  The community is welcome to attend. SCAC meetings which are at 6:00 pm on the first Wednesday of odd numbered... Continue Reading >

CONGRATULATIONS: Logan McKerring

  CONGRATULATIONS to Green Elementary School’s fourth grader Logan McKerring, (his teacher is Louise Volpe). Logan 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. “The Book Thief,” was the book he would save if all others were to be destroyed. Logan’s prizes included a monetary award and a lap top computer (donated by C2SDK). We are all so proud of... Continue Reading >