San Carlos Branch Library
Friends of the Library

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

Book Clubs Category

LIBRARY BOOK CLUB: What We’re Reading

Have you always wanted to join a book club, but didn't know how, or they all met at locations too far from your home?  Then this is for you! Designed with an open format, the library book-club meets on the 2nd Thursday of every month from 12:30-2:00 p.m., in the Winer Family Community Room & Art Gallery.  We will include a variety of books; each one to be chosen by club members. Wanting the club to be more than simply reading and discussing, our hope is... Continue Reading >

Before MARCH 3: Nominate Your Favorite Book to be 2017’s, ” One Book, One San Diego”

The deadline is MARCH 3 to nominate your favorite book to be the 2017 selection.  Click NOMINATE for more information about this KPBS and San Diego Public Library sponsored program.    All ten of the previous One Book, One San Diego selections are available for purchase at the Central Library Gift Shop where you can find not only books, but games and presents for every occasion. Continue Reading >

AAUW Book Club: FOCUS ON BOOKS II

The La Mesa-El Cajon Chapter of the American Association of University Women, (AAUW) FOCUS ON BOOKS II Book Club meets at the San Carlos Branch Library on the fourth Monday of every month at 1:30 p.m.,except during the summer and in December. Click on Focus on Books II reading list  to see what they are reading in 2016-17. Come join this wonderful group of ladies. You may attend three of the meetings before you will be invited to join AAUW. ... Continue Reading >

THURSDAYS @ 10:00: FREE e-Reader Clinics

Are you still at a loss as to all of the things that your e-Reader can do?  On Thursdays from 10:00 to 11:00, the San Carlos Branch Library offers a FREE walk-in e-Reader Clinic to help you use your e-Reader. Click on e-Reader collection for more information about what books the San Diego Public Library system offers patrons for their e-Reader use. Continue Reading >

2016: “One Book, One San Diego Selection”

The 2016 One Book One San Diego selection is Waiting for Snow in Havana by National Book Award-winning author, Carlos Eire. Waiting for Snow in Havana is Carlos Eire’s beautiful, nostalgia-laced memoir of his childhood in Cuba, the country he left in 1962 at age 11. Using humor, magical realism and lyrical language, Eire paints a portrait of a childhood shattered forever by the Cuban Revolution. He was one of 14,000 Cuban children brought to the U.S. without their parents as... Continue Reading >