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

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 >

OCTOBER 26, 2016: Souplantation Funraiser

Thanks to all who attended this FUNRAISER.  We made $120.50 by you enjoying lunch/dinner at a wonderful local restaurant. Wednesday, October 26, let the La Mesa Souplantation do the cooking.  All day, Souplantation will contribute 30% of our event sales to SCFOL. This is an easy and fun Fundraiser.  You must bring this Event Flyer with you.  The flyers are also available at the library.  The La Mesa Souplantation is located in the  Fletcher Hills Shopping Center, 9158 Fletcher Pkwy, La... Continue Reading >

Toni Noel to speak at NOVEMBER 16, SCFOL Annual General Membership Meeting

Additionally, we had a surprise speaker:  David Pfeifer, architect from DomusStudio presented the preliminary plans for our new 25,000 sq.ft. branch library.  The SCFOL  Board approved the plans, and recommended them for approval by the Navajo Planning Commission. November 16, from 4:00-6:00, in the Winer family Community Room & Art Gallery, all Members of the San Carlos Friends of the Library are invited to attend the SCFOL Annual General Membership Meeting. The agenda will include a talk by local author, Toni... Continue Reading >

Essay Contest Chair needed

San Diego City School teachers will soon be receiving the instructions for students who wish to enter the 20th Annual Writing for Literacy Library Essay Contest. The contest, envisioned by Jack Winer, began at the San Carlos and Benjamin Branch Libraries; it is an activity than is dear to our hearts. This annual contest is open to all students, public, private, parochial and home schooled, in grades 4, 8 & 10, who attend a school served by the San Diego... Continue Reading >