San Carlos Branch Library
Friends of the Library

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

SCFOL Chapter History Category

OCTOBER 18: SCFOL volunteer recognition event

Volunteers make the world go round; without them, the planet would come to an abrupt halt.  Joining the SCFOL merry-go-round during the 2016-17 fiscal year were 65, fun, dedicated, interesting, book loving neighbors who volunteered over 4800 hours to organize and sell books for our monthly and Amazon used book sales; keep our chapter membership, volunteer, and financial records; schedule art shows, speakers and authors; create our website, newsletters and newspaper articles; organize special events such as the annual writing... Continue Reading >

Congratulations CAROLINE BEAIL

City-wide winners of the 20th Annual "Writing for Literacy Essay Contest" were announced April 27, at the Balboa Park Club. Pershing Middle School student, Caroline Beail was one of the four City-wide 8th grade winners. Beail chose To Kill a Mockingbird, as the one book she would save if all other books in the world were to be destroyed. In 2013, as a fourth grader at Dailard Elementary, Beail was also a City-wide winner in that division. She appears here... Continue Reading >

Thank You–San Carlos Area Council

The San Carlos Friends of the Library (SCFOL) wishes to thank the San Carlos Area Council (SCAC) for their generous contribution to the San Carlos Branch Library. The presentation was made at an April 26, 2017, SCAC Board of Directors meeting at the library.  In the picture on the left, are SCFOL past-President and current Building Committee Chair Judy Williams, SCAC Director Rita Hartman  presenting the check to SCFOL President Joan Hayes, and  Branch Manager David Ege.  Photos courtesy... Continue Reading >

MAY 6: Free Comic Book Day

Did you know that Wonder Woman is 75 years old this year? COMICS, A literary form read world-wide, was first introduced to the American public in 1842. But not until 1934, with the publication of the first comic books and the 1938 introduction of Superman, did the Golden Age of Comics begin. As a youngster, Ron McFee, our Used Book Sale Manager, became hooked on comic books. He describes himself as, “A natural book worm," and says, " I loved... Continue Reading >

Prez Sez: Joan Hayes, 2016 Year in Review

As I reflect back on my first year of being President of SCFOL, I have many things to be thankful for. Our new Branch Manager, David Ege, joined us in January.  He has added a great deal to our library, and we as the Friends, are enjoying working with him. There are many “Thank You’s" which I would like to mention. I want to thank the Friends for re-electing me for another year. Thanks to Judy Williams for doing such a... Continue Reading >