San Carlos Branch Library
Friends of the Library

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

Branch History Category

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 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 >

UPDATED Info: The San Carlos Branch Library has Reopened

The San Carlos Branch Library has REOPENED at its regularly scheduled hours of operations.  Please note that there will be NO USED BOOK SALE.  Parking is extremely limited.  Only the right hand side of the upper lot is open for parking. Please keep in mind that the  upgrades are not complete and construction will continue for another month or two.  ONLY THE NORTH/EAST/BACK library entrance is open at this time.  A ramp has been installed for handicap access. Handicap parking... Continue Reading >

Local WINNERS of “18th Annual Writing for Literacy, Library Essay Contest” Award Ceremony

The local San Carlos winners of the 18th Annual Student Writing for Literacy Library Essay Contest were announced at an award ceremony held at the San Carlos Branch Library on Wednesday, April 8, at 6:00 pm.. Eighty-seven members of the community heard these talented students read their essays. Following the awards presentation.  A reception for the students and their guests was held in the Winer Family Community Room & Art Gallery. Our heartiest CONGRATULATIONS to all of the students,... Continue Reading >

LIBRARY CLOSURE: March 9-April 2

The San Carlos Branch Library will be CLOSED from March 9 through April 2. We are planning to REOPEN on Friday, April 3.   Many of you may have noticed recent changes in the vestibule of the library by the rest rooms.  Even more changes are coming to make our library more accessible to our disabled community members. The long awaited ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) remodel to our restrooms, drinking fountains, door access, counters and a new 24 hour book... Continue Reading >