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, January 26, 2-3 p.m.: Author Philip Pryde will discuss  "The Uniqueness of the San Diego Region."  He is the author of,  San Diego, An Introduction to Region, now in its 5th edition. San Diego County is truly unique in many respects. It was the first place on the west coast of the United States to be visited by Europeans. Though not the largest county in land area, in 1850 it was larger than the state of Indiana. Highly diverse biologically,... Continue Reading >

Visit the Library Shop

The Library Shop is a non-profit book & gift store located in the courtyard of the Downtown Central Library sponsored by the Friends of the Public Library and the San Diego Public Library Foundation. To find out more about the Library Shop, their monthly special events, speakers, books and materials, click on Library Shop.  Use coupon code BOOKNERDS to get free shipping when you shop online.  Call the Library Shop at 619-236-5802. As the plans for Downtown Central Library were being developed,... 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 Library or email [email protected]  Please include your full name and email address.  Also, tell us if you are already an SCFOL member. You may also join SCFOL on line.  Just click on the MEMBERSHIP APPLICATION IN THE... 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 >