San Carlos Branch Library
Friends of the Library

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

Authors Category

Meet the Author

 Friday, October 27, 2-3 p.m.: Author Lou Pechi, will discuss his book, I Am Lubo.  This is the true story of a Croatian, Jewish boy, growing up before, during, and after the Holocaust.  At the age of seven, Lubo's parents sent him to live with Catholic relatives in Brod who passed him off as their son.  At the age of eight, he was arrested by the Nazis; he was ready to be sent to a concentration camp when, with the help of friends, Lubo was released,... Continue Reading >

Library Shop to Host Matchbook Short Story Contest

Calling all writers! The Library Shop is hosting a short story contest, all proceeds of which support the San Diego Public Library. And when we say short, we mean SHORT. Submissions must fit on the inside of a matchbook cover! The winning author will have their story printed on the official Library Shop matchbook, receive 50 free copies of the matchbook, a $50 gift certificate to the Library Shop, publication in this very newsletter, and a limited engagement exhibition run... Continue Reading >


If you haven't been receiving e-mail reminders about upcoming events such as our monthly Used Book Sale or Speaker dates, it's because we don't have your correct e-mail address.Have you changed yours recently? You may sign up in person at the San Carlos Branch or on-line. On the right hand side of this page under the blue area, type in your email address and you'll be added to our SCFOL Newsletter and Reminders groups.  Please tell us if you are... Continue Reading >

Calling Authors & Speakers to the San Carlos Branch Library

Are you a local author or community speaker who would like to tell your story?  Each month the SCFOL sponsors  lectures with local authors or community speakers. These talks are FREE and open to the public, cover a large variety of subjects,  take place at different times and on different days in the  San Carlos Branch Library’s Winer Family Community Room & Art Gallery. The Community Room may be accessed through the double doors located on the left wall of the... Continue Reading >