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

Craft Fairs: 2013-2014

Our 2013 Craft Fairs were such a success, that the San Carlos Friends of the Library  planned another one, "JUST AROUND THE CORNER,  CRAFT FAIR & BOUTIQUE," on Saturday, October 11, 2014, from 9:00-3:00 p.m.  This one promises to be bigger and better than the last.  Due to the space restrictions at the San Carlos Branch Library, the SCFOL Craft Fair will be held in the Fellowship Hall of the San Carlos United Methodist Church, located at  6554 Cowles Mountain Blvd., San Diego, CA 92119 (on... Continue Reading >

Library Hours: Effective November 8, 2014

   The San Diego City Council has authorized the expansion of hours of operation of our branch library by four hours per week.  The change in the hours of operation will occur effective November 8, 2014.  Click on new Library hours, Nov,8,2014, for details about the hours of operation for the San Carlos Branch Library, and all Libraries serviced by the City of San Diego. Continue Reading >

OCTOBER 11: “Just Around the Corner, Craft Fair & Boutique”

Our next big SCFOL event was  “Just Around the Corner, Craft Fair and Boutique," on Saturday, October 11, 204, from 9:00 to 3:00. Due to Library space restrictions, it was held “just around the corner” at the San Carlos United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall located at the corner of Navajo Rd. and Cowles Mountain Blvd. JAC fliers.  Attendees purchased a wonderful variety of handmade items created by 40 JURIED crafters. Tickets were available for Opportunity Drawings  at $1.00 each or 6 for... Continue Reading >

Summer Reading Program Wrap-up

The final numbers are in.  The 2014 Summer Reading Program, "Paws to Read," brought hundreds of children and parents to the Wednesday afternoon programs and the Thursday special "Paws of San Carlos" programs.  At the San Carlos Branch Library, 357 out of 591 youth, reached their summer reading goals; as did 71 of the 133 adults.  A total of 724 of your neighbors registered to read and win prizes this summer.  Our congratulations go to Joanna Dullum, Kayle Gilchrist,... Continue Reading >

May 1: 17th Annual Student “Writing for Literacy” Grand Award Ceremony.

  On March 19, about 90 people filled the San Carlos Branch Library to hear the essays and congratulate this year's local San Carlos winners of the 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, 278 essays which were individually read and  judged by... Continue Reading >