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

CONGRATULATIONS: Logan McKerring

  CONGRATULATIONS to Green Elementary School’s fourth grader Logan McKerring, (his teacher is Louise Volpe). Logan was named one of four, fourth grade, Grand Prize winners in this year’s City-wide, 18th annual Writing for Literacy, Library Essay Contest, started by our own Jack Winer. “The Book Thief,” was the book he would save if all others were to be destroyed. Logan’s prizes included a monetary award and a lap top computer (donated by C2SDK). We are all so proud of... Continue Reading >

Meet Our Book Sale Manager: Ron McFee

  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 co-manager, became hooked on comic books. He describes himself as, “A natural book worm," and says, " I loved the picture and story combinations found in comic books.” He credits... Continue Reading >

Local WINNERS of “18th Annual Writing for Literacy, Library Essay Contest” Award Ceremony

The local San Carlos winners of the 18th Annual Student Writing for Literacy Library Essay Contest were announced at an award ceremony held at the San Carlos Branch Library on Wednesday, April 8, at 6:00 pm.. Eighty-seven members of the community heard these talented students read their essays. Following the awards presentation.  A reception for the students and their guests was held in the Winer Family Community Room & Art Gallery. Our heartiest CONGRATULATIONS to all of the students,... Continue Reading >

Meet LEE OTTMAN: SCFOL Volunteer Chair

VOLUNTEERS: What would we do without our SCFOL/library volunteers? Erma Bombeck once described a dream in which all of the volunteers sailed away to another land. Hospitals, libraries, schools and non-profits came to a standstill. Between July 1 and December 31, 2014, our SCFOL volunteers donated 4,427 hours….that’s equivalent to four and one-half FREE employees. THANK YOU!  We welcome Lee Ottman, our new SCFOL Volunteer Chair. This energetic lady will be updating our volunteer data base, and is asking current... Continue Reading >

SCFOL Prez Sez: December, 2014

PREZ SEZ -- What a year 2014 has been!! We have taken this 40th Anniversary year to celebrate the work of the Library both in the past and present with an eye to the future. We began the year by honoring our past. What a magnificent history the San Carlos Branch Library has in this neighborhood. We have told our historical story in many ways, but two are particularly important. A video was made which highlighted the beginning of the Library as... Continue Reading >