San Carlos Branch Library
Friends of the Library

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

SCFOL Chapter History Category


 This has been an active and busy year for the Friends of the San Carlos Library. MEMBERSHIP Let me start by saying thank you to the twelve new Life Members at San Carlos.  We are so happy to have you and your support.  We also appreciate those of you, who renewed your membership and continued your support of the library, CENTRAL LIBRARY This was the year that the library system saw the completion of the new Central Library.  We are all happy to have... Continue Reading >

From the Desk of Ann McDonald, FSDPL Past-President

Hello SCFOL Friends, Many of you have expressed interest in the new Central Library.  There was a Dedication Celebration and Sneak Peek on Saturday, September 28, from 11 AM to 6 PM.  The Dedication  featured a street fair (library and book emphasis), food trucks, rides for children, a Sneak Peek (a walk through) of the auditorium and the first floor of the library which will include the Dr. Seuss decorated Children's Section.  The Central Library fully opened on Monday, September 30, from 9:30 AM... Continue Reading >

SCFOL Volunteers recognized by FSDPL

At the Annual Meeting of the membership of FSDPL, held on October 12, 2013, at the New Central Library, volunteers from each of the Chapters of the Friends were recognized for the outstanding work they perform for their chapters and branches.   Honorees recognized for their service from the San Carlos Chapter were Aileen Lawson, Sandy Gillins, Tina Kues, and Maynard Kartvedt.  Our congratulations to all of these wonderful volunteers.  We thank them for their hours of service. Continue Reading >

Our Children’s Area has a New Look

The San Carlos branch Library is getting spiffed up in anticipation of its fortieth anniversary on January 9, 2014. On September 27, preceding the Pre-school Storytime, pre-schooler Michaela Watson, did us the honor of cutting the ribbon to mark the presentation of the refurbished Children’s Area to the community.  Funds for the upgrade were donated by a San Carlos Friends of the Library Life-Member family who wishes to remain anonymous. The community, especially the children of San Carlos, send a hearty... Continue Reading >

Judy Williams, SCFOL Prez Sez:, August, 2013

I want to thank those of you who have renewed your Membership in the Friends of the Library. Please help us encourage new memberships.  Your support is very important. Some of you may wonder, what does your membership mean to the library?  Here are some of the ways your commitment makes a difference: As the saying goes, there is strength in numbers.  As many of you know we are actively advocating for a new library in San Carlos.   As we approach potential... Continue Reading >